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Laminate countertops that imitate grey and white stone that was installed in a residential kitchen in Springfield, IL from Ray’s Countertop Shop.

Is Laminate the Right Choice for My Countertops?

Are you looking for a budget-friendly, low-maintenance countertop that looks stunning for your remodeling project? Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. in Glenarm, IL has a variety of beautiful laminate colors, designs, and edge profiles to choose from. There are dozens of materials to choose from for your kitchen or bathroom countertops.

While these unlimited options can open your eyes to various styles for your home, they can easily become overwhelming and even halt your project. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc., we always recommend our high-quality laminate tops for their versatility and affordable prices that fit any budget. Discover if laminate countertops are right for your remodel by reading through our maintenance tips below.

Keeping It Clean

One of the most important features customers look for in a new countertop is the ability to keep it clean and look new for as long as possible. With laminate tops, you won’t have to keep up with strict maintenance that often comes with natural stone and butcher block counters. Instead, simply use a clean, damp, and nonabrasive cotton cloth with mild soap to keep your laminate countertops clean and stain-free.

If you prefer to use a household cleaner instead of soap, Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. is happy to recommend high-quality products from our manufacturers to ensure the longevity of your tops. Once your laminate is wiped down, rinse it off with the same clean rag and avoid flooding the surface, especially near the seams. These simple maintenance tips keep our customers choosing laminate for their kitchen and bathroom tops every time.

A newly installed laminate countertop for a kitchen island in Springfield, IL. A residential laminate countertop custom made for a kitchen island.Recommended Laminate Cleaners

When dealing with laminate countertops, there’s not much maintenance needed to keep the tops in good condition. In fact, all you need is the right cleaner to keep your surface clean and stain-free. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc., we recommend Fantastik® All Purpose Cleaner as it removes 100% of grease and dirt without having harsh chemical smells. We also suggest Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaner and even Windex Multi-Surface Cleaner with a clean rag to maintain your laminate. For more recommended cleaners on all your countertop surfaces, call us at 217.483.2514.

The Benefits of Laminate Countertops in Your Kitchen

Formica® laminate countertops are one of the industry’s most chosen surfaces for home kitchens and bathrooms nationwide. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc., we are a proud supplier of Formica® and offer an array of styles, colors, and designs for our customers to choose from. At our warehouse in Glenarm, IL we always educate our clients on the benefits that modern laminate surfaces can offer their families. Today, laminate is still one of the most popular countertop materials, and for a good reason. Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll receive when choosing our laminate countertops.

  • Stain-Resistant
  • Endless Colors
  • Stone-Imitated Designs
  • Budget-Friendly
  • No Sealing or Special Care
  • Easy Installation

Brand new laminate countertops for a basement bar and entertainment area in a residential home in Springfield, IL.Get Laminate Countertops from Ray’s

To get your project started, call to schedule a one-on-one “coffee date” with Natalie, Katie, and Rachel in our Glenarm, IL showroom. During your consultation, we’ll discuss your needs, from countertop size and design to a custom timeline that works for your remodeling project. Then, get the chance to preview our laminate countertop options directly in our warehouse and place your custom order the same day. Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. is here to help you every step of the way, from design choice to installation. Contact our team today to learn more about our laminate countertops for your home.

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