Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops

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Image credit: HGTV

Stainless steel countertops are great for prepping food and really easy to clean. Plus they are durable and heat resistant. We came across a really good article from HGTV on stainless steel countertops. This is our overview of the article.

Stainless steel countertops are usually custom fit to any area of your kitchen. There are many different finishes from polished to brushed to hammered. Stainless steel countertops can make your kitchen appear larger because of the reflective surface. 

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Image credit: HGTV

Pros: The material is durable, long-lasting, eco-friendly, won't fade in color or chip. It won't hold any stains and heat won't damage it.

Cons: It will show fingerprints and can be noisy, scratched or dented. It also requires a certain cleaner.

If stainless steel doesn't appeal to you, there are other metals available. Other options include copper, pewter, zinc and bronze.

Read the full article on HGTV here.