Laminate worktops have evolved over the years to offer attractive,durable and affordable work surface options that compliment your furniture with a wide range of design features. While solid surface worktops are undoubtably popular, the very latest offerings in laminate worksurfaces are most definitely worth considering.
What are laminate kitchen worktops?
Laminate kitchen worktops make up significant number sales because they are affordable and are available in a wide range of colours and finishes, many specifically designed to compliment your choice of furniture.
What are the advantages of laminate kitchen worktops?
The most obvious advantage of laminate kitchen countertops is their price in comparison to Corian, Granite or Engineered Stone – but many customers select them specifically for their unique design options. They require a minimum of specialist tools to fit and are therefore popular with those undertaking their own installations. Furthermore, laminate kitchen worktops are much lighter than wood and granite worktops, and are easy to clean and require minimum maintainance.. They are also non-absorbent with some manufacturers adding anti-bacterial agents into their construction.
What are the disadvantages of laminate kitchen worktops?
Generally laminate kitchen worktops will have a shorter lifespan than alternatives – and if you scratch or burn the surface you may have to replace the entire laminate kitchen countertop.
A good quality laminate worksurface, correctly installed should last for 5 to 10 years without significant deterioration. However if quality or installation is inferior, premature deterioration or failure must be expected.
For laminate kitchen worktops for quality kitchens in Glasgow, Edinburgh and across Scotland check out the laminate kitchen countertops listings at Ekco.