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Pros and Cons of Wooden Countertops

Wood has become a popular countertop option in many remodels as this traditional material makes a comeback in the industry. Several options are available, and its appearance is influenced by aspects such as the species and treatment of the wood involved. If you’re thinking about revamping your countertop, a wooden alternative can represent a suitable choice depending on your wants and needs. 

Pros 

Wooden countertops are more affordable than many stone options and are easily accessible across the globe. You can choose from various alternatives, with hardwoods the predominant preference for countertops. Reclaimed wood also represents an eco-friendly alternative and can be enhanced with wax, polish and sealant. 

Cons 

Despite their aesthetic attributes, wooden countertops are sensitive and thus require high maintenance levels. You will need a sealant to protect the surface against moisture damage, stains, and scratches. This sealant should be regularly applied to maintain the wooden surface and protect against external elements. Wood is also heat sensitive, so hot items shouldn’t be placed on the countertop. 

Identifying an established supplier is essential to your chances of success. If you’re looking for exquisite wooden countertop alternatives, call us today! Custom Royal Countertops and Tile, your preferred contractor!

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