Quartz Or Solid Surface Countertops
Solid Surface countertops manufactured by LG Hi-Macs, Technistone and Dupont are also offered by most granite countertop fabricators. Developed specifically for the Kitchen and Bath industry with today’s sophisticated homeowners desires and needs in mind, these engineered stone materials combine the desirable characteristics of both solid surface products such as Corian® with natural stone products such as Granite and Marble. In bringing together these qualities, synthetic or man made countertop materials eliminate the weaknesses of both. Depending on your life style or commercial application, solid surface countertops may be a better choice than granite.
Technistone® Quartz Countertops
Technistone was developed specifically for the Kitchen and Bath industry with today’s sophisticated homeowners desires and needs in mind. Technistone engineered stone combines the desirable characteristics of both solid surface products such as Corian® with natural stone products such as Granite and Marble. In bringing together these qualities, Technistone eliminates the weaknesses of both. Technistone truly is the “next generation” in solid surface and stone surfacing. Depending on your life style or commercial application, quartz countertops may be a better choice than granite. Read on to learn more about this superior man-made countertop material. More information here..
LG HI-MACS Acrylic Solid Surface
LG HI-MACS Acrylic Solid Surface is a solid homogeneous sheet or slab resistant to stains. This means the color and design are consistent throughout making it ideal for surfaces that are subject to moisture and heavy wear. This nonporous surface rejects the growth of bacteria making it the logical choice in areas of food preparation, even over granite. It has the elegance of stone with affordable quality, giving you creative license to explore your ideas with confidence. more info here
With LG HI-MACS you receive an industry leading 15 year fully transferrable warranty, making this investment one you can feel secure in. It can be virtually seamlessly joined, cut, routed, is impervious to most household stains, and can be rejuvenated to keep it looking good for year after year. LG HI-MACS is easily repairable and can be complemented with a range of LG HI-MACS® DecoBowls , DecoSinks , DecoTrays to design a total integrated unity, solution and qualities that laminate can not offer. LG HI-MACS(R) over laminates is an investment in design and creativity and total performance that will enhance the chosen application . It is a affordable luxury coupled with a 15 year warranty, another advantage versus laminate.
We can install quartz countertops from Cambria and Zodiac for the look of granite and ultimate durability. For those who love the look of granite but are concerned about the drawbacks of color, vein variation and sealing, engineered stone is the answer. Engineered stone is uniform in color, pattern and texture. To the untrained eye, quartz surfaces can appear to be natural stone. Quartz surfaces do not ever need to be sealed and are one of the most durable countertop surfaces. Cambria and Zodiac bring elegance and beauty to any room in your home. Quartz has a beautiful collection of colors and performance to offer.
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Craft-Art Wood Countertops
Wood countertops by Craft-Art are not painted or stained. The colors and textures are the natural beauty of solid wood. Craft-Art Countertops are available in a wide range of wood types as well as styles including: plank style, butcher block style and checkerboard style. Wooden countertops are food safe and can be used in daily food preparation. In fact, scientific studies show that wood may be one of the safest working surfaces in kitchens today. The distinctive qualities of Craft-Art countertops are that they are custom made, any size, shape or thickness, furniture-grade waterproof finish, cutouts, curves and notches and special edge treatments.
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John Boos Butcher Block Countertops
Presenting John Boos & Co., America's oldest manufacturer of premium quality kitchen equipment designed to the exacting standards of professional chefs. Since 1887, John Boos & Co. has proudly offered fine butcher blocks, cutting boards, kitchen workstations and carts, and other food preparation products. Generations of professionals have used them in restaurants, commercial and institutional foodservice, government and educational foodservice, even the White House.
More than just a Counter Top! Butcher block counter tops are a perfect melding of beauty and function. Made from Hard Rock Maple or Appalachian Red Oak, these natural solid surface tops impart a warm friendly glow to any kitchen. Kitchen designers use them as a focal point on an island, as a built in work area next to the range, and as a complete butcher block kitchen because of their practicality, low maintenance, and unique beauty.
Boos Kitchen Counter Tops are built for the modern kitchen. All Boos tops are handcrafted with Solid Hard Rock Maple or Appalachian Red Oak. Tops are available in any length from 12" to 145" with Boos urethane oil finish to bring out the natural beauty of Solid Butcher Block. A 4 inch back splash is also available. Optional Varnish finish for furniture application is available. This durable semi-gloss finish resists most liquids and abrasions. Available for countertops, islands and stand-alone applications
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