Gloss or Matt Kitchen Units for My New Kitchen?

If you’re debating the idea of having a new kitchen installed, it’s very easy to get overwhelmed with the different options available for your home. Whether it be the first time you’ve considered changing your family kitchen or if you have carried out the process previously, one of the most important decisions must be: gloss or matt with more and more matt doors appearing in showrooms.

This can be a pivotal decision as opting for the wrong choice, can leave you and your family with a kitchen that doesn’t suit your home. Due to this big decision, its essential to gather as much information as possible, and to know the style of kitchen you are looking for. With Kitchen Xchange you can rest assured that you are receiving units of the highest quality, no matter the material or style you opt for. We have more than 20 years’ experience when it comes to the design and supply of gloss or matt units for kitchen units.

Why pick Gloss Kitchen Units?

One of the primary benefits of implementing a gloss kitchen is the added space it makes your kitchen seem to possess. Gloss kitchens and more particularly worktops reflect light, giving your kitchen a perceived larger space than reality. The reflective surfaces also make your kitchen lighter and brighter and if your kitchen receives any natural light then gloss could certainly be the option for you.

As it can give the perception of a larger space, gloss kitchens can often be ideal for smaller kitchen spaces. If the size of your kitchen is something that holds it back- gloss features could be the best and most cost-effective solution to your problems.

One of the most common reasons that people will select a gloss kitchen is the aesthetically pleasing viewing it can provide. A tactic often employed is to couple gloss kitchens with contrasting bold colours – these colours will bounce off each other and provide an interesting aesthetic as well as your own unique look.

It is not just the way your kitchen will look that needs to be considered, the practicality of your new kitchen is also vitally important, and gloss kitchens may be the most practical of all! Gloss kitchens are well known for being remarkably easy to clean compared to other surfaces – very easily wiped down giving a brand-new look after every clean.

What about Matt Kitchens?

Gloss kitchens may be very easily cleaned but you may find yourself cleaning it regularly. Gloss surfaces pick up marks such as fingerprints quite easily whereas matt kitchens disguise these imperfections well.

We have a vast selection of matt styles and colours. We have regular matt acrylic colours and handleless matt doors for you to choose from each of which can perfectly complement a number of kitchen designs or decoration ideas. This vast choice allows you to pick matt units to match your existing worktop materials or appliance colours.

Matt kitchens are ideal for adding a contemporary touch to your home, regardless of its age or layout. By adding matt kitchen units, you can add a modern twist to your home. Matt kitchen unit doors are usually 22mm thick and produced using the latest manufacturing techniques and state of the art technology.

The Verdict

Ultimately, the decision you make between matt and gloss comes down to your personal preference. As a helping hand, we will leave you with the following, traditional or modern? Making the decision between the two contrasting styles can point you in the direction of either gloss or matt. Generally speaking, gloss finishes are suited to modern kitchens and matt surfaces are often linked to more traditional kitchens. However, it’s not unheard of for these designs to be reversed and possibly even incorporate both. Black or dark matt’s can create dramatic effects within your kitchen.

High Gloss Kitchen Units are often the preferred choice for worktops so why not introduce a textural difference? If you have a gloss countertop, implementing matt cabinets can give your kitchen an individual look. Try out different samples in your kitchen and see how it looks or contact us by calling 0191 271 1333 for more information on gloss or matt doors.