Laminate Worktops Warrington
High Quality Laminate Worktops Warrington
Laminate Worktop is the lowest cost but highest value of kitchen worktop. It is supplied in set lengths ready for on-site fabrication and installation. The worktop is expertly and carefully cut to the length, depth and width by a skilled carpenter. Laminate worktop is available in over 100 colours and many finishes such as Gloss, Matte, Sheen, Mottled and Wood grain effect. They are delivered to the Warrington area and fitted at their destination.
Laminate Worktop Is Cost Effective
This material is man-made. It is created using a twin core chipboard and squeezed via high pressure to form its shape and density. The laminate is then applied covering the post formed edge detail. This wraps the worktop and is sealed beneath the front exposed edge to ensure no water ingress at the point where spillage will collect. It is available in many colours and styles digitally created to imitate the looks achieved by Quartz, Granite and Solid Wood worktops without the cost implications. Not only is it a tough and durable material when installed correctly, the colour options are vast. The consistency of laminate worktop is high and is one of the first places to look when trying to reduce new kitchen costs. Combine with our new Smart Kitchens range for a low cost cheap kitchen at the highest quality.
These features make laminate worktops wise choice with all kitchen styles when looking to reduce overall kitchen costs.
Laminate Worktop Hygiene
Laminate is not scratch resistant, although some of the tougher finishes such as the Matte or Mottled type do not damage or wear anywhere near as easily as the gloss versions. An advantage of Laminate is being a non-porous surface. They do not require sealing but do require regular cleaning.
Cooking with Laminate Worktops
It is not advisable to place hot off the hob pan directly to the surface as scorching will occur. Laminate worktops are fine for preparation of pastry and dough, although no chopping or cutting on these surfaces is advised. They can be easily damaged by knifes and sharp objects. Chopping boards are the way to go if you are looking at laminate worktops.
Laminate Worktop Maintenance
Professionally fitted and properly maintained with Ph neutral cleaning products, Laminate kitchen worktops are durable and will look great. Regular cleaning is advised.
Laminate Worktop Types
The laminate samples available in our Warrington showroom are listed under standard industry names. Laminate worktops are man-made and are consistent in their appearance. Colours and patterning are uniform by design.
The Dimensions of Laminate Worktops
Laminate worktops are available in various set sizes. 30mm thick and 40mm thick typically fabricated to between 600mm, 650mm or 900mm in depth and 3M or 4M in length. The standard kitchen base unit depth is 570mm plus the thickness of the doors which varies depending on chosen door range.
Laminate Kitchen Worktop Design
Wall dimensions and kitchen base cabinet dimensions vary. When designing a kitchen with laminate worktop in mind all lengths and depths of the design must be considered to fall within the industry standard sizes available ensuring high quality fitting. Alexanders Warrington based kitchen designers will discuss the options available when using laminate worktop. An accurate plan will be created with clear instructions for the trained carpenter to successfully complete fitting.
Can you have Under-Mounted Sinks in Laminate Worktops
Under-mounted kitchen sinks are not an option when choosing laminate worktops. Exposed edging joins will take on moisture from around the sink & tap area permanently damaging the worktop.
Holes, or cut-outs, can be made in worktops to accommodate sit on style sinks and many kitchen appliances. It is possible to accommodate wireless charging spots or electrical sockets. All sit on style appliances can be fitted into laminate worktops.
Laminate Upstand & Splashback
Upstand and splashback provide an alternative to wall tiling and are both available in laminate format. Upstands and splashbacks sit against the wall at the back of the worktop. Upstand has a typical height of 110mm. Splashback extends further covering all the wall space between worktop and the underside of the kitchen wall units.
Upstands are available in one thicknesses. The industry standard 20mm thickness.
Laminate Worktop Joins
It’s important that joining cuts are performed with the correct tooling. Sharp new Router blades and a solid worktop jig template are essential to getting a neat cut with no blistering, chipping or splintering.
Both Joining edges must be accurately straight and level to each other to ensure high quality bonding and finish. Alexanders Kitchens supplies Accurate, Strong and Square Cabinetry ensuring the worktops have the best foundation to achieve a perfect joint. The worktop fitters take care to accurately fix adjoining pieces of laminate together.
Laminate Worktop Overhang
A Laminate overhang is the distance of worktop material that overhangs a kitchen base cabinet. Overhangs are used for kitchen islands and breakfast bars to create seating areas. The overhanging distance provides access when sitting at a kitchen island or breakfast bar on stools or chairs. Overhangs are usually around 300mm allowing room for comfortable seating.
Order to Delivery
Our Laminate worktops are quality checked before delivery and installation. Our worktops are carefully transported from the workshop to the customer’s home where they are installed by a trained professional. The Installation process usually takes between 2 – 4 hours.
Laminate Fitting Guarantee
Laminate Worktops in Warrington and surrounding areas are delivered within 7 working days from order unless otherwise requested.
If you have any questions about Laminate worktops in Warrington please contact Alexanders Kitchens for more information.