Finding the perfect benchtop for your new kitchen can be a challenge but is one of the most important aesthetic decisions when renovating your kitchen. If you’re interested in creating a natural look for your kitchen, we suggest considering solid timber benchtops. Not only are they eco-friendly, but timber also carries a variety of other benefits.
The benefits of choosing timber kitchen benchtops
Using timber can really warm up the space, especially if you go with cool grey or stark white cabinets. Incredibly versatile, timber benchtops allow you to create variations in texture and colour without compromising the beauty of the material. Timber embraces a rustic style and can be used as a bespoke material to further embrace the beauty of your home. The natural charisma of wood also makes it warmer to the touch than other materials including steel or granite.
Although timber typically has a lower density and is much softer than alternative options, refinishing can be done periodically which can be easily stained to give it a brand new look. Natural timber is highly durable and can be repaired easily by sanding out any scratches or dents. Timber benchtops also require much less upkeep than other options and its longevity also outlives the lifespan of many other benchtop materials. An occasional resealing with resin may be required after long term use, but overall timber benchtops can be easier to maintain than alternative materials. Plus, stains, nicks and other signs of wear and tear further increase the aesthetic appeal of the look timber benchtops provide.
Choose from vic ash to a rustic ash finish at kaboodle
If you’re looking to give your kitchen a refresh with kaboodle, there are a few timber benchtops to choose from our range, which all depend on the style of timber you’re after.
Our rustic ash benchtop can be incorporated in a country-style kitchen but also thrives in an industrial environment. Hevea has more of a yellow tinge to it and also looks great in a modern-style kitchen. Vic ash is the chameleon of timber benchtops in the kaboodle range as it looks amazing in a variety of different kitchen environments; from country to contemporary!
The timber benchtop you decide on also depends on the overall elements that make up your kitchen. Whether that be any existing architectural structures like exposed beams and bricks, or even the paint colours and cabinet handles you’ve chosen to incorporate into your kitchen could impact your benchtop choice. All of our natural timbers are sustainably sourced.
Designing your own kitchen from scratch can be overwhelming and finding ways to incorporate timber benchtops into the design can be challenging. Browse our inspiration gallery for different kitchen styles that could potentially work in your home. From cottage, country style homes to eclectic, modern looks, finding the perfect design for your kaboodle kitchen has never been easier.
Cut to measure kitchen benchtops available for order
Looking for something more custom? Our cut to measure benchtops allow you to specify the size and shape of materials. Perfect for spaces with awkward corners and tight spaces, our cut to measure benchtops come in lengths up to 3.6 metres and are available in a variety of thicknesses. Browse our range of cut to measure benchtops, from frosted oak to hazelnut coloured benchtops, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect benchtop for your brand new kaboodle kitchen.
All our kaboodle kitchen benchtops are exclusively available at Bunnings Warehouse. Browse our complete range in-store or online and feel free to reach out to our team of friendly kaboodle experts should you have any questions regarding your design.
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The Bunnings In Home Services team are now offering virtual design consultations. In this consultation you’ll connect via video conference and once your plan is complete you’ll be sent a full quote with detailed plans after the appointment.