Bench performance considerations


When you're choosing a benchtop, there are a few things you'll need to take into account before rushing in and making any decisions. The size of the bench, the cost, and how it'll fit in the kitchen will all play a role in the type of bench you're likely to choose.

Bench size, height and weight

Find out more about how thick and wide kitchen benches should normally be - and how much overhang is normally incorporated. Learn more about how the weight of your benchtop will affect the rest of your kitchen.

Benchtop costs and prices

The materials you choose for your kitchen benchtop will affect the price both in terms of the cost of the bench itself, and in terms of the labour required to install it. Find out what you can expect to pay for different benches.