Standard post-formed countertops are comprised of 5/8″ particleboard with plastic laminate adhered to the surface as a protective coating and decorative finish.
Laurysen Kitchens recommends that you come to the showroom to pick up a sample to confirm the true colour, texture, and pattern photographically shown on our website.
The samples in the brochure are the most popular selections of our customers. We invite you to visit our showroom to see the full range of colours, textures, and patterns which will provide you with hundreds of choices to suit your needs.
Other Countertop Options
A granite countertop is everlasting. Granite countertops are scratch, stain and heat resistant making for an ideal kitchen surface. They can also be polished to a natural high shine or honed to have a more rustic look. If you are looking to enhance and beautify your kitchen or your bathroom think about a granite countertop.
Cambria is created from pure natural quartz, an extremely dense stone. In fact, quartz is the hardest non-precious stone that can be found in the earth’s surface. No sealing, polishing or reconditioning is required.
Corian is a solid surface countertop and made by blending acrylic polymers (plastic) and stone-derived materials. This mixture is then poured into molds to create ½” thick sheets. In the past colour choices were limited but many new designs and colours are becoming readily available.
Marble is a carbonate rock with a special crystalline texture acquired by recrystallization and heat and pressure during metamorphism. Marble is available in soft hues and a multitude of patterns. It should primarily be used in low traffic applications because it is easily etched and reacts with mild acids such as lemon juice or vinegar. Even though it is soft compared to granite, It has a timeless beauty that will never go out of style.
Silestone is a compound made of natural quartz. This makes silestone an extraordinarily hard and resilient. This is the only countertop made of quartz with bacteria protection, giving it excellent hygienic properties. It is a perfect surface for kitchen countertops, bathrooms, and floors because it uses the least number of joints. It comes in a variety of different shades of color, offering a number of decorative possibilities for any kitchen or bathroom.