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Worktop Comparison Chart

DECO GLAZE Glass splashbacks &
worktops
Granite Stainless
Steel
Corian Laminate
Toughened glass is Resistant to temperature up to 200°c without damage Resistant to temperature up to
200°c without damage
Heat resistant Resistant up to
100°c without damage
Resistant to temperature up to 180°c without damage
Does not stain Stains Can stain Can stain Can stain
Non-porous Porous Non-porous Non-porous Slightly porous
19mm can span 1.2 metres without support Can only span short lengths Can span long lengths Can only span short lengths Can span long lengths
Highly impact resistant Fragile (cracks around hobs etc) Can dent Moderately impact resistant Highly impact resistant
Low maintenance
Scratches can be polished out if needed
Does not scratch easily. Forgiving of scratches due to surface patterns Scratches are prominent. Scratches can be polished out if needed Low maintenance
Scratches can be polished out if needed
Does not scratch easily (except high gloss finishes)
Chips can be repaired Chips can sometimes be repaired Cannot be repaired Chips can be repaired Cannot be repaired
Unlimited colours Limited colours Only one colour Limited colours Limited colours
Very durable surface Durable surface Durable surface Very durable Durable surface
Resistant to all domestic chemicals Can be damaged by acidic liquids such as lemon and vinegar Resistant to almost all chemicals Resistant to some chemicals Resistant to some chemicals
Quite expensive Moderately expensive Very expensive Very expensive Very inexpensive
Modern appearance Natural appearance Industrial appearance Modern appearance Various appearance
Room temperature to touch Cold to touch Cold to touch Cold to touch Warm to touch
Very hygienic Moderately hygienic Very hygienic Very hygienic Not very hygienic
Minimal maintenance Minimal maintenance Need to polish out scratches Minimal maintenance Minimal maintenance
19mm 30mm or 40mm thick Various thicknesses Various thicknesses 20mm, 30mm and
40mm
Highly light reflective Slightly reflective
Polished
Reflective until scratched Non reflective Non-reflective (except gloss)