Traditionally, laminate has been considered a cheap-end option, an affordable material that won’t add much value to the property. However, with the newest technologies Formica or laminate countertops in Vero Beach have grown to be a good option for a high-end look.
In the latest years, laminate has come a long way both in design and in durability. While a few decades ago laminate resembled a sheet of plastic so much that many people actually believe it’s made of plastic (it’s not), nowadays Formica high-pressure laminate can resemble granite, marble or any type of natural stone for half the price.
Aside from their beauty, laminate countertops also have other advantages. According to the laminate you buy, they can last between 10 and 20 years. They are very easy to clean as well; just make sure you don’t use abrasive products.
Additionally, laminate is an excellent choice for places of high traffic. Floors and countertops made of laminate are resistant to scratches and stains. They are as scratch-resistant as granite, as heat-resistant as quartz, and more stain-resistant than either.
However, durable your laminate countertop may be, eventually the wear and tear of constant use will leave its mark. On those occasions, refinishing your countertop will be an inexpensive option to renew your kitchen or bathroom as compared to remodeling.
If you have damaged Formica or laminate countertops in Vero Beach, there’s no need to worry! Surface Specialists of the Treasure Coast can resurface your countertop when damage is scattered over the surface, the finish is worn, or a color change is desired.
Surface Specialists’ countertop refinishing coating is actually harder than the original Formica surface. Several manufacturers purchase our topcoat for the use in manufacturing their own products, attesting to its superior reputation and quality.
For more information about repair and resurfacing of Formica or laminate countertops in Vero Beach, call us!