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201 laminate surface Ideabooks
Kitchen Counters: Plastic Laminate Offers Options Aplenty
"astic laminate, once the standard surface for postwar home kitchen countertops, still... plastic laminate counter might be right for your kitchen.... on her laminate counter top, and when the surface laminate "burst" it sent mashed... price of laminate for a solid surface countertop was out of my price point. I am practical... use for laminate! we chose Wilsonart laminate for our kitchen reno. I love the look... looking laminate yesterday at a home show. The "newer" laminates are great-looking..."
Laminate Floors: Get the Look of Wood (and More) for Less
"goes into laminate flooring and why you just might want to choose it... Laminate floors aren't wood, though they usually appear to be. Rather, laminate floors... up, and laminate floors that look like ceramic tile or slate are becoming more available... available. Laminate floors are relatively inexpensive, easy to install and hold up well... Because laminate floors are moisture resistant, they can be used in areas where the..."
Kitchen Counters: High-Tech Solid Surfaces Make Maintenance Easy
Sculpted by heat and nonporous by nature, solid-surface countertops bring imagination and low maintenance to the kitchen
"solid-surface countertops bring imagination and low maintenance to the kitchen... Solid-surface countertops are the stuff of George Jetson, in which high-tech plastics... modern surfaces take on many appearances, including stone, yet shed the shortcomings... nonporous surface that doesn't age or develop a patina. Is this cutting-edge countertop... solid-surface-2/ You also mentioned using laminate. We do offer laminate as well..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"countertop surfaces range from well-known butcher block to less common materials such... given two surfaces a better appraisal. For Quartz surfaces, the "pro" equated it with... about laminates ... you can have undermount sinks done with laminate. We've had... the best surface is for a very small pantry - for the folding surface over a front load... is the surface I'm most familiar with. You left out that it is impervious to both..."
Kitchen Counters: Granite, the Go-to Surface Choice
Every slab of this natural stone is one of a kind — but there are things to watch for while you're admiring its unique beauty
"kitchen surface for durability. It's a natural stone, so every individual slab of the... abrasive surfaces/utensils/pots should not be dragged across the surface as this can... nicely laminated one (with the wine bottle) is most probably a banded iron stone,... counter surface and should be discouraged. to A. Peltier Interiors...I used Cassarino... other surfaces, i.e. quartz, recycled glass, ec. (they are about 20 minutes from..."
10 Unusual Interior Materials for High-End, Custom Appeal
Express your personality more easily than ever with laminates, wovens and even bone all around the home
"ever with laminates, wovens and even bone all around the home... American laminate company which can rival the European companies, and samples are very... veneer laminates (including some gorgeous tropical woods) and Interior Arts which... which has laminates other than metal. Yep, bone is kinda gross. Mind you, if you have... here. Laminated glass. Laminated glass is made of various flat products sandwiched... inlays. Laminated resin. Laminated resin is often used as a cabinet door insert or..."
Kitchen Flooring 101: Find Your Material Match
"perfect surface for your kitchen floor... foot. LaminateLaminate flooring, which is composed of several layers of engineered... flooring surface, ceramic tile is a fail-safe bet for just about any style and budget... textured surface can provide slightly more traction. Grout needs periodic sealing and... in its surface can trap dirt. Scratches and chips can be an issue with softer stone... another surface.Cons: Concrete is difficult to work with, so you'll almost certainly..."
9 Ideas Coming to a Kitchen Near You
2012 kitchen updates: Tall, solid-surface backsplashes, smarter storage, handy task stations and sheen instead of shine
"solid-surface backsplashes, smarter storage, handy task stations and sheen instead... on that surface! While this wouldn't be so good on a counter where you roll out pastry... of old laminate that was done that way but I wouldn't want something as ugly as the... polished surfaces in popularity. And drawers can hold just about anything. I love drawers... Solid-surface backsplashes. We are looking for kitchens that are easier to keep clean..."
Renovation Detail: Tongue and Groove Ceilings
As camouflage for damaged surfaces or simply for their rich texture and beauty, tongue and groove ceilings create high impact
"damaged surfaces or simply for their rich texture and beauty, tongue and groove ceilings... then the laminated beams a walnut brown. Good luck @ KarenClark We use Windsor One... ceiling surface? Do I need to have it removed, or can the T&G be installed over it... rfect surfaces. It also looks amazing painted in a contrasting color. Tongue and..."
Design Workshop: The Beauty of Humble Materials
"finished surface (freeze thaw cycles are of particular concern in my climate). My second... horizontal surface - at least in my house. One way to confront this in the more visible... those surfaces with a port from the fresh air ventilation system - which doesn't... finished surfaces. There’s a certain messiness that accompanies plywood, which can be... planar surfaces of plywood, accentuating its lightness. Live-Edge WoodAesthetic: Rugged..."
Highlights From the 2012 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show
Innovations in sinks, outlets and surface materials for kitchens and baths shone at this year's show
"outlets and surface materials for kitchens and baths shone at this year's show... solid surface, creating a useful surface for displaying / storing stuff? Forget about... hard surfaces for the kitchen and bathroom. Similar to granite in durability, easily... kitchen. Laminate counters have come a long way. Witness Formica’s 180fx Collection..."
Renovation Material: Cerused Oak
This traditional material adds welcome texture to the sleek surfaces of modern furniture, cabinetry and more
Lessons in Living Comfortably: Embrace the Scratches and Dents
"damaging the laminate surfaces - I dropped a mug on one bit and dented it and we've also... marred surfaces, so this kind of decorating approach fits perfectly. Delightful article... smooth surface it handles the scratches that come from having a dog and daily living... wooden surface is really marked and stained from my kids' (and admittedly mine) various... distressed surfaces. But I like pieces that are well worn - with emphasis on 'well', which..."
Cool Countertops: Wood and Stainless
"solid surface countertops. In a perfect world, I'd be serving up trayed Little Debbie... my new laminate counters lit by a small window sporting woven bamboo Roman shades... their surfaces sealed and maintain the richness of their grain. As always, you've... rinse the surface, then dry it with a clean, soft, dry towel. Home improvement stores..."
Alternatives to Granite Countertops, Part II
"counter surface. It does its job well and looks great for years. However, its increasing... solid surface material there is so it's just a matter of looking a little harder... counter surfaces. There is no such thing as a perfect counter material, everything... a good surface. For some reason, there are very few shots of laminate counters in... the best surface...bar none. It's a surface that's slightly rough/textured and it always..."