The kitchen is the “breath” of the family, nothing is better than choosing the right countertops for your kitchen. So, what common cooktop countertop materials are people using? A few suggestions may be ceramic tile, quartz stone, concrete, wood,… Among the many choices, wooden cooktops are “exquisite” products for “whisper” families.

This type of countertop can win over the trust of every type of family prevalent today:

  • Traditional Families

Wooden countertops are cozy, rustic, and suitable for families who love Orient traditions. After a stressful day’s work, gathering around the cozy kitchen, cooking delicious meals together, and sharing everyday life stories, make for an equanimity day.

  • Modern Families

Wooden countertops symbolize luxurious, up-to-date kitchen spaces by blending classic features with modern innovation. Nowadays, families often tend to live close to nature by using environmentally friendly wood materials.

  • Fashionable Families

For families who are passionate about finding fashionable and creative kitchen design ideas, butcher block countertops represent elegant, tasteful beauty, Bringing a highlight to the compatible good taste kitchen. Conceptualizing and choosing the right kitchen top material is the beginning of the idea of building a happy family.

How diverse are the wood materials for countertops?

SSR VINA – a distributor in Vietnam, specializes in supplying wood and wood products, particularly an array of wooden countertops to meet every need:

  • Ash Wood

Mainly imported from Eastern Europe and North America, including Fraxinus Americana, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Fraxinus profunda, and Fraxinus caroliniana. This wood is sturdy, with a light yellowish-white color. Ashwood is impact-resistant can bear heavy loads, easily bendable with steam.

  • Eucalyptus Wood

Originating from Australia, this type of wood is easy to cultivate and is the most commonly used in Vietnam with over 10 species. It is distributed sporadically in various regions across the country: Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Eucalyptus alba, Eucalyptus spiral woodgrain, etc. The trunk of ironbark trees has an attractive color, and is very hard and sturdy, with heavyweight, strong resistance to pressure and impact, and excellent resistance to termite infestation. It emits a special, gentle fragrance that is harmless to users.

  • Senna Siamea Wood

Primarily grown in Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam. Classification by color: black (Senna Siamea), yellow, red. It has beautiful grain lines, often with yellow to white sapwood about 3 – 7cm thick, and a dark brown to blackish core, which loses color when in contact with water. It’s durable, hard, and heavy, resistant to termites, has high weather resistance, has minimal deformation, and lasts for hundreds of years.

  • Sapele Wood

Originating from Southeast Asia and mainly distributed in secondary and primary forests, most concentrated in Binh Thuan and Dong Nai provinces in Vietnam. It has a uniform, distinct grain, straight, soft, smooth wood surface, when cut longitudinally, mountain vein patterns can be seen stacked on top of each other. The reddish-pink color resembles the rare and precious Dalbergia Odorifera wood. It’s a naturally beautiful, high-quality wood with aesthetic appeal. When fresh, it has a slight stink and undergoes strict drying processes to remove toxins.

  • Bamboo Wood

A common plant in Vietnam, with a short harvesting period. After harvesting, it’s processed into bamboo wood. Bamboo-pressed products are usually not deformed, withstand strong impacts, and are not easily scratched during use. If measured by the Janka hardness scale through physical standards, bamboo wood can be compared to many group I woods such as oak or other woods. It’s a natural, environmentally friendly material and a source of sustainable ecosystem regeneration.

To further solidify information about butcher block countertops that households are interested in, we always accompany and support customers in making the perfect choice for their kitchen.

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