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Denver Natural Stone Cutting Board Pros and Cons


July 24, 2019

One of the most forgotten about components of any kitchen is the cutting board. Yes, there are options available from plastic, wood, fabricated sheets, to built-in accessories and depending on the amount of cooking and preparation you do, having any or all available to you can be important.

While many countertop surfaces offer the same durability as natural stone cutting boards, having the ability to withdraw them from view can also be an important feature. Cutting boards food safety issues are also becoming increasingly important. Knowing which options are best for you and that you aren’t putting your family at risk with its use, is something that anyone who steps foot inside their kitchen should understand.

Wood is a quality option but one that requires extreme care and cleanliness. This is where natural stone boards can replace their counterparts due to the positives associated with this other natural option.

Pros
Natural stone cutting boards can be stored when not in use relatively easy and then placed on an existing countertop surface in order to be used. Not only does the surface provide an ample solution to cutting without damaging countertops or other areas, but it also makes clean up extremely easy. Wooden and other porous boards require constant attention, some even including oils to be applied prior to use - for natural stone, simply getting the unit to a working area is all that’s required.

Cons
A downfall of natural stone cutting boards, other than their weight, is the extreme toughness and durability of the surface. While this could also potentially be viewed as a positive, understanding the toughness of these materials may damage or dull a knife is important to know.

Verdict
Ultimately, it comes down to personal preference for most cutting board material decisions. The availability of different options and benefits or drawbacks associated with each can be interpreted in a variety of ways. However, if you’re looking for a solid surface that can be put out of eyesight that will last a lifetime, then consider acquiring a cutting board of your own to hone your skills and not worry about damaging any other aspect of the kitchen - other than potentially dulling an otherwise sharp knife.

If you’re ready to consider adding a natural stone cutting board inside the kitchen, making a change within your existing space or are responsible for any of the decisions revolving around a new construction project, then we’re here and ready to help move your flooring options or countertop selections forward. Our specially trained experts can assist in helping you select the best design and all appropriate materials. Natural Stone Sales has been serving the greater-Denver area for 15 years with a wide variety of differing available options for view in our showroom to help you get a better understanding of what any tile will look like by itself or in combination with your current bathroom or kitchen design.Come look and feel for yourself the wide variety of tile options available to choose from and determine with will fit exactly as desired. Our highly trained staff has been providing quality service and helping customers, completing installations, and even providing maintenance tips for many, many years. Contact us today at 303-777-7485 or visit the showroom and take a look for yourself.