Refinishing Laminate Countertops

Replacement or Refinishing

Unique Stone Resurfacing
Unique Stone Resurfacing

You can find laminate countertops in various patterns and colors, which are marketed under different brand names, such as Wilsonart and Formica. These countertops are perfect for kitchen worktops as it offers you non-porous, economical work spaces in a range of colors. The only problem comes when your counters start looking outdated or worn because of the chips and scratches on it.

If you are happy with the design of your kitchen counters, you should consider touching up the tops. The process of refinishing offers you the opportunity to restore your worktops to an as-new condition. You will have a choice of the same textures and colors as new tops, including the stunning Unique Stone Resurfacing™s Stone Look.

What is Refinishing?

A choice of refinishing or painting the countertops will have to be made. You can make use of an enamel or latex paint by either using a roller or spraying it onto the countertops. If you have not done this task before, it is recommended that you hire a professional to do it for you. The process they use will ensure that the countertop is ready for use for several more years. The professional will ensure that the surface is cleaned thoroughly by using special agents, the chips and cuts will be repaired, a special bonding agent applied, followed by several coats of acrylic enamel.

Benefits of Refinishing?

One of the main advantages of refinishing, compared to replacement, is the cost factor. It will also be a quicker job than replacement which will reduce the amount of time that workers will spend in your kitchen. The best method to reach a decision is to obtain quotes for both methods. Once you have obtained two or three quotes, you should take the time to do a comparison of the costs, time required to complete the job, as well as other factors, such as guarantees, before you make a final decision about the best option.

It is quite difficult to repair delaminating that occurs from water saturation on countertops, knife cuts, torn end caps and chips. However, this damage can be eradicated when you use Unique Stone Resurfacing™ to refinish your countertops and return that new look to your kitchen.

Benefits of Laminate Countertops

  • Resistant to heat and stains
  • Almost Invisible seams
  • Easy to clean
  • Non-porous
  • Great available pattern and color options

Disadvantages of Laminate Countertops

  • Outdated square edging
  • Prone to scratches and cuts
  • Difficult to repair

Benefits of Countertop Refinishing

  • Cost-effective
  • Easy to clean
  • Non-porous
  • Resistant to heat and stains
  • Invisible seams
  • Can be repaired

Disadvantages of Countertop Refinishing

  • Cuts and scratches become visible if cutting board is not used specially on high gloss resurface finish.

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