FAQs about Formica Laminate

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Formica laminate is popular in the Twin Cities. Not only is it easy to clean and maintain, but it’s also a cost-effective and budget-friendly option when you are remodeling your home or business. At Imperial Counters, we are often asked the same questions about Formica laminate, so we thought we would take the time to answer some of the ones we hear the most frequently.

Q: Is Formica laminate as scratch, heat and stain resistant as granite, quartz and solid surface countertops?

A: Yes. Formica laminate is just as scratch resistant as granite, and it is just as heat resistant as quartz. Plus, they are even more stain resistant than granite and solid surface countertops! That is what makes them so ideal for families of all sizes. Your Formica laminate countertops can easily withstand everyday wear and tear.

Q: Why should I choose Formica laminate countertops?

A: There are several good reasons Formica laminate might be your best bet. For one thing, these countertops come in a huge variety of design options. Plus, they are durable, long-lasting, easy to clean and maintain and are a cost-effective countertop option for those who are remodeling on a budget.

Q: Will mold or bacteria form on my new Formica laminate countertops?

A: No. Formica laminate countertops will not support mold or bacteria growth. Again, this makes them an ideal countertop material for families of all sizes. Plus this also makes them an ideal choice for kitchens and bathrooms or anywhere else that bacteria and mold can easily form and become a problem.

Q: How much maintenance and cleaning do these types of counters need on a regular basis?

A: The main thing you need to do to keep your Formica laminate looking good is wiping up spills right after they happen. You do not need any special cleaning chemicals or products to clean them either, plus you do not have to worry about having them resealed on a regular basis.

Q: Do I have any edge profile options with Formica laminate countertops?

A: Yes. You actually have several different edge profile options! These decorative edges will get rid of that brown line that you sometimes see on the edge of a Formica laminate countertop. That way, you get rid of that brown line and your countertops are more visually appealing.

Do you want more information on Formica laminate in the Twin Cities? Call Imperial Counters at 651-473-3903 or you can contact us to set up a Free Estimate.