Solid surface is a hard synthetic material (polyester or acrylic) with natural fillers, primarily used for horizontal countertops and vertical wall applications, e.g. kitchens, bathrooms, service counters, tub and shower walls, etc.
Solid surface is an extraordinarily versatile surfacing material which offers a host of benefits in performance and aesthetics with incredible application and design flexibility.Applications for solid surface are extremely far reaching. Traditionally, the largest market for solid surface is kitchen & bathroom countertops. The design flexibility, color and texture options and performance attributes of solid surface are driving more and more builders, architects, designers and homeowners to choose solid surface.
Yes! It's probably the easiest countertop to clean and maintain. It's 100% non-porous and is approved by the National Sanitation Foundation.Is
To maintain the quality of the product and validate the 10-15 year warranty, installation and warranty, only trained, licensed installers are allowed to install these products.
Yes, solid surface can be repaired. That is the beauty of the product.
No! Because of its non-porous qualities, stains are not able to penetrate the material. There may be some superficial staining, e.g. coffee, etc., but these can be removed easily by using your household Scotch-Brite ® pad.
Every product has its advantages and disadvantages. Comparing price, reparability, warranties and customer needs determine which surface is best for them.
There are many available colors. There is a color to suit every style or decor.
Because of its synthetic nature, theoretically it can last a lifetime.
To prevent heat damage, always use a hot pad or trivet with rubber feet to protect your solid surface. Hot pans, as well as some heat generating appliances like frying pans and crock pots, can damage solid surface if some protective means is not used.
Absolutely! It is used in many commercial applications due to its durability, look, and the fact that it does not harbor bacteria. It is used for reception counters, desks, tray slides, rest rooms, etc.
Yes. While very high and direct heat will damage most solid surface products, solid surface materials do not burn or combust. Therefore, if you counter is damaged by excessive heat, in most cases it can be repaired. To prevent heat damage, always use a hot pad or trivet with rubber feet.
All products are available in matte or polishes finish. While some colors and textures look better polished and others in matte, meet with one of our representatives to determine what finish is most appropriate for your specific application.
Color samples are available upon request. Contact us for more information.
Solid surface and granite are both mid to high-end counter top materials. Typically, individuals interested in a specific "look" that is only available in a natural stone will not necessarily be happy with a compromise. However, solid surface materials offer numerous advantages to natural stone in terms of quality, design, care and maintenance, and cost.
A standard counter typically costs substantially less in solid surface material. However, with numerous upgrades, a well-crafted solid surface counter costs about the same as a well-crafted granite counter.
Any kind you like! At the high-end in terms of quality and price, you can use a seamed-in solid surface sink that is covered by the same warranty as the countertop material. In the mid range, is a high-quality stainless steel or cast iron undercount sink. On the low-end, is a good quality stainless steel or cast iron top mount sink.
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