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Solid Surface: Is This the Right Countertop for Me?

Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom comes with dozens of design choices that can be overwhelming for homeowners. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc., we’re here to make your countertop choices as simple as possible with our stunning solid surface options. Our showroom offers various color samples and edge profiles tailored to your budget and design preferences, making it a perfect selection for your remodeling project. This acrylic-based product is not only budget-friendly but is also easy to take care of. Here are some tips to prolong the beauty of your solid surface countertops and why you should choose this material for your home.

Why Solid Surface Countertops Are the Right Choice

When choosing a countertop for your kitchen, bathroom, or entertainment space, there are plenty of options on the market to consider. However, one material that stands out for its versatility, durability, and style is solid surface. Solid surface countertops are made from a blend of polyester or acrylic resins, with added pigments and fillers to create a nonporous, homogeneous surface that is easy to maintain and repair. These “seamless” countertops are available in a wide range of colors and patterns, making them a great choice for any kitchen or bathroom design. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc., we sit down with our customers to discuss what they’re looking for in a countertop before sealing the deal. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our experienced team in Glenarm, IL.

Solid Surface Customization Options

A white solid surface countertop in a residential kitchen in Springfield, IL with a subway backsplash and stainless-steel appliances.One of the biggest advantages of solid surface countertops is the customization options available for our customers. Solid surface countertops can be shaped, cut, and molded into various designs and sizes, allowing endless possibilities to customize your kitchen or bathroom. Whether you want a curved edge, a coved backsplash, or a seamlessly integrated sink, a solid surface (and Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc.) can accommodate your vision. Choose from a wide range of custom products from our showroom in Glenarm, IL and have access to our experts at every step of the remodeling process. Here are just a few of the custom edge options we can provide with your solid surface countertops:

  • Single Cove
  • Double Bevel
  • Bullnose
  • Barcelona Ogee
  • Valencia Ogee
  • Single ¼ Round
  • Double ¼ Round
  • 3/8 Round Over
  • 3/8 Double Round Over
  • Standard Bevel

Sticking to the Basics for Everyday Solid Surface Cleaning

While solid surface countertops are known for their durability and low maintenance, it’s important to stick to some basic cleaning practices to keep them looking their best. Avoid using harsh or abrasive cleaners; instead, opt for a gentle cleaner like dish soap and water. Regular wiping with a damp cloth and drying with a soft towel can help prevent water spots and keep your solid surface countertops shiny and new.

If you’re adamant about using a household cleaning chemical, Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. recommends Fantastik® All Purpose Cleaner, Formula 409®, Pine-Sol®, or Windex® brands to ensure safe results. When you want to disinfect your solid surfaces, use one part water and one part household bleach, always rinsing and towel drying afterward for a beautiful shine.

A grey and white solid surface countertop installed in a Rochester, IL kitchen with white cabinets and a tile backsplash.Get Your Project Started with Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc.

If you’re ready to take the plunge and install solid surface countertops in your home, Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. in Glenarm, IL is here to help every step of the way. We specialize in custom solid surface countertops, offering a wide range of colors to choose from for your residential or commercial project. Our team of experts can work with you to create a personalized design that meets your style and functionality needs. With our high-quality materials and expert craftsmanship, you can trust that your new solid surface countertops will last for years to come. Contact us today to get your project started!

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