Formed material, usually 3″ high, offering a water guard between the counter top and walls.
3/4 strips of material attached to the under-side of counter tops to raise the entire counter flush with the top of cabinets to be used with European style frameless cabinets
a brand of solid surface material made by Dupontoffers a colour-through, repairable, renewable surface and availability to integrate sinks
a term used to describe a laminate finish which has slightly more texture and shine than the traditional matte finish
a term used to describe a laminate finish which has deep shine and smooth texture
forming a solid surface sink to a solid surface counter top which provides no visible lines or crevices
a thin 1/32 material adhered to a particle board substrate, which can be formed around radii by using heat and pressure-often referred to be brand names such as Formica or Arborite
a term used to describe a laminate finish which is smooth to the touch but has very little shine
a seam in a counter top, usually in a corner, where the counter changes direction
a term used to describe the edge treatment of a counter top
a method of manufacturing laminate counter tops where the laminate is heated and formed around a pre-determined shape of substrate can only be done in parallel lines
a colour-through, repairable, renewable material, made mostly of acrylic which offers unparalleled design flexibility and a non-porous, hygienic surface often referred to as Corian which is one brand of solid surface.
a method of adhering certain sinks to the uder-side of counter tops, allowing for easy clean-up and greater design flexibility
sometimes referred to as a side-splash used as a water splash guard on the end of a counter which butts into a wall or cabinet