Kitchen countertops are the center of any kitchen. Most of the tasks in your kitchen - from cutting, dishing, and eating is done on the countertop. So, obviously, you want to have the best countertop for your kitchen.
Dupont Corian offers you great material for your kitchen, it’s manufactured by blending acrylic polymers (mainly plastic) and stone-derived materials. This mix is poured into molds to make the half-inch thick sheets.
Fun Fact: If you have Corian Kitchen Countertop you can have matching Corian sinks in your Kitchen.
So, if you are considering using Corian for your Kitchen Remodeling – Here are some facts that will make you stick to your plan.
Facts You Should Know About Dupont Corian – Before Use It For Kitchen Countertops
- It Does Not Stain
Don’t be afraid to make a mess. Corian Countertops are stain-proof, if you spill your tea or coffee – simply clean the surface with a damp cloth or sponge and your surface is as clean as new. Having a stainless surface is surely a burden lifted off from shoulders because once you have invested a large sum of money in your kitchen, you want it to look fabulous over a long time.
- Easy To Clean
Who doesn't want a countertop that is cleaned in seconds? Dupont Corian countertops don’t need hours of ribbing to look clean. You just simply clean it with a sponge and a household cleaner.
- Heat Resistant
Heat resistance is one of the best features a Corian solid surface offers. Corian solid surface is heat resistant and remains undamaged in temperatures up to 212 F. However, as with all countertop materials, it is important to minimize direct heat exposure to protect your surface and investment.
- Scratch Resistant
A scratch on Corian Kitchen Countertop can be easily repaired - it's remarkably durable. Light colors get a matte finish that minimizes scratches, while, Deep Color technology gives deeper color, reducing scratches.
- It’s Impact-resistant Too
Corian countertops are resistant to nicks. This material is impact-resistant and can handle heavy pans that are accidentally dropped. Although it's not invincible, it's much less likely to damage Corian than natural stone.
Another amazing benefit of the Corian countertop is that it’s seamless as long as a mold can be made that is big enough for the piece you need. You won’t have to worry about stains and bacteria getting trapped in seams or grout lines, the way you would with some other countertops, making it safe for kitchen use.
- Non-porous Surface (Anti-Bacterial)
The countertop is the most used place in the kitchen, so a lot of mess is made on it. Over time pores in the counter surface starts to accumulate with dirt and act as a culture for bacterial growth. Do you want bacteria in your kitchen? Obviously No, so Corian Kitchen Countertops are the solution as they are non-porous, preventing the accumulation of bacteria and providing you with a safe environment.
- Environment Friendly (Sustainable)
Corian Solid Surface has been certified to be free from dangerous chemicals (GreenGuard Gold, Red List) and with very low Volatile Organic Compounds to contribute to cleaner air and Greenbuilding certification.
- Colors and Patterns
Who doesn’t want choices when remodeling a kitchen? Corian offers a wide variety of colors and patterns, that can mimic any other stone. Another great benefit of having Corian is that it has the same pattern and color throughout the solid surface. This means if you break the surface in half, the inside will look the same as the inside. This is the reason, any scratches are not visible on the surface.
Explore patterns and Colors for your Corian Kitchen Countertop.
Tips For Caring For Corian kitchen countertops:
Although Corian is super easy to manage but here are some tips for taking care of your solid surface
- Clean it every day with ammonia-based cleaners or soap.
- Don’t leave it wet for a longer time, as it will form a film over the surface giving it a dull look.
- Clean the surface immediately, if you spill anything on the counter.
- Place heat pads or stands before you place anything hot on your countertop!
For years people are using marble and granite for their kitchen countertops, but the introduction of Dupont Corian is an amazing evolution in the field of home interiors. This new technology with so many great features and much less cost is an easy solution to perfect kitchen remodeling. I hope that after reading these amazing facts about Corian you have made your decision for installing a Corian kitchen Countertop.
Naeem Trading Company is a licensed Dupont Corian distributor in Pakistan. So, choose your favorite colors and designs from our website and contact us for ordering and estimates of your Corian surfaces.