Stainless steel benches and other fixtures in your kitchen don’t just look good, they also have several practical benefits. Cleanliness and a healthy environment are important when cooking and eating in the kitchen, and stainless steel is easy to keep clean and is resistant to bacteria. Steel is also corrosion resistant too and its appearance won’t be marred by water stains, rust or corrosion. When it’s properly maintained, a steel surface can look its best for many years and when it’s time to sell your home, most buyers like the look of steel in the kitchen. Steel is neutral in appearance and will match just about any style or theme in your kitchen or elsewhere in your home. And you might find it hard to believe that food can actually taste better when prepared on a steel surface; food flavor isn’t affected, unlike other surfaces.