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5 Reasons Why Glass Should be Your First Choice for Kitchen Finishes

May 24, 2022
Last updated on April 15, 2024

The kitchen, in many ways, is the heart of your home. It is where your family cooks together, gets together and where you find comfort in delicious meals.

Your kitchen design should ensure your cooking experience is enjoyable and efficient. At the same time, a kitchen that looks good inspires people to be creative and find joy in cooking.

If you have been struggling to pick a suitable material for your kitchen finish, let us introduce you to the wonders of glass. Below is a list of reasons why glass is the perfect option for your kitchen.

Aesthetic appeal of a glass finish

There is no other material that exudes elegance and looks as stylish as glass. Incorporating this material in your kitchen finishes can genuinely elevate the aesthetic appeal of your kitchen space. The smooth and crisp texture, fluid finish, and rich depth of color that glass can bring to your kitchen space will make your guests look around in awe. Glass finish looks incredibly luxurious and ensures your kitchen has a glamorous appeal to it.

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Easy to clean and super long-lasting

While cooking is a super fun activity, most people dislike the clean-up that awaits them after. Therefore, it is advisable to use materials that are easy to clean and reduce the time and effort spent.

With glass, cleaning becomes a quick and easy task. Whether it is your backsplash, countertop, or cabinet shutters, using glass for their finish makes cleaning as simple as a quick wipe down with a wet cloth. A glass backsplash makes the oil spills and cooking stains super easy to clean, thereby preventing grime accumulation. Fun fact-no matter how many times you clean glass, it never loses its lustre, making it appear brand new after every cleanup. Read more about modern solutions to seven common kitchen problems

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Remains spotless and damage free in high humidity

Humidity is a significant issue that you often have to battle in the kitchen. Even with proper ventilation, the chances of your kitchen getting humid and stuffy while cooking is significantly high.

Experts say that high humidity, which is anything above 80%, can ruin your wooden cabinets. That means you will have to replace them sooner or later. This is where a glass finish comes especially handy. Read more how to choose the best material for kitchen shutters?

No matter the humidity level in your kitchen, the only effect on glass is that it would fog up. Just wipe away the moisture with a dry cloth, and all is good again. Super simple and convenient, isn’t it? 

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Dust, corrosion, and bacteria-resistant

Glass is considered one of the most durable materials owing to several of its properties. What we particularly love about glass is that it is dust-resistant. Additionally, using glass prevents the chances of any mold or termite infestation, owing to its ability to resist corrosion and bacterial infestations.

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Available in a broad palette of colors

Do you want to have some fun with your kitchen design but can’t find too many options to experiment with? The good news is, with a glass finish, the possibilities are endless!

With Saint-Gobain's Planilaque range, you will find up to 27 color options for lacquered glass finishes for your kitchen. This gives you much more flexibility to make your kitchen design bright, vibrant and colorful.

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We hope you now have all the facts on why glass finish is the smartest choice for your kitchen. To find more glass-based design inspirations for your kitchen, check out the Saint-Gobain gallery.





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