The construction of granite kitchen each laminate became popular alternative linoleum after World War II. While stone materials such as granite and marble have become popular, laminate is recovering as a material for affordable housing, but stylish, with more colors and patterns than ever. Even customizing laminate kitchen countertops to your exact specification costs less than stone or wood desk surfaces.
Today you can buy laminate kitchen countertops that appear almost identical to stone countertops. Such laminates reproduce stone images showing every vein and features a stone slab. The surface can even be textured and finished to imitate natural materials such as stone, slate and granite. Some laminates even go so far as to create small holes randomly along the surface to imitate those found in granite surfaces. While the colors of the stone countertop vary depending on the piece of stone, laminate countertops are consistent, allowing buyers know exactly what they are buying.
There are many types edging that will alter the appearance of your laminate kitchen countertops. Traditionally, the edges of the laminate counter had dark lines. Today, however, these lines are removed in numerous ways. Color-through laminate gets rid of these lines to overcome laminate countertops in the same color as the surface laminate.