What are worktop end caps?

What are worktop end caps?

Protect the edges of your kitchen worktops from wear and tear with our choice of end caps. Our end caps add a neat and discreet finish, as well as adding durability to the edges of the worktop.

How are worktops measured?

Starting from the left of your kitchen, work round in a clockwise direction, measuring the length of each bank of cabinets. While the lengths will vary, depth is commonly around 560-600mm. Once you’ve got your basic measurements, remember to add in extra length and depth to allow for overhang.

What is the overhang on a kitchen worktop?

We recommend that your measurements allow for a 20-30mm overhang at the front and exposed edges of your worktop, along with a 3-4mm gap between your worktop and wall (to leave room for sufficient expansion and contraction).

What sizes are kitchen worktops?

The average kitchen worktop depth typically lies between 600mm (60cm) and 650mm (65cm). It mostly varies depending on the size of the base cabinets. Having said this, having a depth of around 650mm can give you a lot more prep space.

How much should a countertop end overhang?

1 ½ inches
Standard countertop overhang is 1 ½ inches. Keep in mind that this is 1 ½ inches over the front edge of the base cabinet. While some countertops may have different overhang measurements, this is the number that is seen as standard for homes.

How do you cut a worktop edging strip?

Using a carpenter’s square, position it about 5mm in from the edge and mark with a pencil. Use a sharp blade such as a utility knife to trim the back edge off and you will be left with a totally square edge to work with.

Are worktops a standard size?

The standard height of a kitchen worktop is around 900mm or 90cm, measured from the floor to the top surface of the worktop. The worktop height may vary a bit, mostly depending on the thickness of the worktop, the type of kitchen cabinet, and the overall kitchen style you choose in your case.

What is a standard worktop depth?

Typically, worktops are around 600mm – 650mm deep to accommodate base units.

  • October 12, 2022