What is Solid Surface?
If you’re searching for a beautiful countertop material that’s also budget-friendly, a solid surface countertop is guaranteed to deliver. Solid Surface countertops are ideal for kitchen and bathroom designs and provide a truly stunning focal point to any space. The material selection offers virtually unlimited colors, patterns, and designs, making it an excellent choice for homeowners who have a distinct vision for their home.
Solid surface countertop material is man-made and composed of a mix of acrylic, polyester resins, pigments, and other man-made materials. For over 50 years, solid surface countertops have provided an affordable option to homeowners looking for beautiful, long-lasting results. Solid surface countertops resemble real stone and offer buyers a low-maintenance countertop option that is exceptionally versatile. Solid countertops are non-porous, seamless, and easy to repair, while also remarkably visually appealing – Making the material tremendously popular among homeowners.
Benefits of Solid Surface Countertops?
Solid Surface: Modern and Beautiful
There’s nothing we love more than pushing the limits of countertop design, and solid surface countertops are the perfect material. Infinite color, texture, and shape possibilities are just a few of the advantages of solid-surface countertops. The beautiful, budget-friendly countertop material offers generous resistance to stains and low-maintenance upkeep. Seamless and smooth, you can choose from the numerous designs that solid surface offers and receive a stunning natural appearance for your countertops. Explore more advantages of solid surface countertops below!
It has inconspicuous seams.
The non-porous material bonds together with an adhesive to create a snug seam that will give your countertops a completely seamless appearance. You’ll never have to worry about crumbs and dirt getting stuck in your counter’s cracks, and the material’s smooth surface will make cleaning a breeze!
It’s easy to clean.
Solid surface is one of the easiest countertop materials to keep clean and maintain. If the countertop gets chipped, scorched, or scratched, it’s easy to erase marks with a light sanding. With a routine wipe down, your countertops will look brand new for years to come.
It’s good for indoor air quality.
Certified NSF by Greenguard, it minimizes outgassing and doesn’t release toxins into the air.
It’s stain-resistant and antimicrobial.
Non-porous and tough, solid surface kitchen countertops and bathroom surfaces resist stains and does not allow bacteria or dirt to penetrate, so you can always trust your countertop. No need for sealing or worrying about germs – Just clean it up any spills or stains with soap and water!
You can put images, text, and patterns into the counter by heating the surface and transferring the ink under vacuum conditions. Let the MKD team handle the job and achieve the look you want.
Quartz Countertops Style & Design
Quartz countertops come in a variety of color options and patterns to complete the design of any kitchen, bathroom, or home remodel project. From crisp and clean white to stones with intricate detailing, there is a quartz surface material to accommodate a wide range of style choices. It’s no surprise that this surface material is our best seller – See our top-selling quartz countertop colors below!
Quartz Countertops Design For You
How to Care for Solid Surface Countertops
Solid surface countertops are one of the easiest countertop materials to care for, and their stunning looks can last for years with proper maintenance. If you love the look of natural stone but are searching for a non-porous material that is extremely stain-resistant, then a solid surface countertop is the perfect choice for your kitchen or bathroom!
Day To Day Cleaning For Solid Surface Countertops:
When it comes to cleaning your solid surface countertops, all you need is warm soapy water! You can also opt for an ammonia-based household cleaner or general countertop cleaner to keep your surfaces looking fresh. Any of these cleaning solutions, paired with a microfiber cloth, will be perfect for routine daily cleaning!
Caring for Spills & Stains:
Be sure to refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines for the specific solid surface you own; however, we recommend a few tips:
Prevent Your Solid Surface Countertops From Damage :
Solid surface countertops can almost always be repaired easily if any damage occurs; however, it’s still best to take preventative measures to avoid this possibility. Be sure to refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines for the specific solid surface material you own, however, these tips should help guide you:
Solid Surface Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! At MKD, we offer financing options for all of our countertop materials! You can apply for 12 months no payments and no interest if paid in full during the promotional period. Learn more about our financing offering here.
Corian is a brand of solid surface countertops. Corian is one of the most popular and well-known solid surface brands and sometimes people refer to Corian in place of solid surface. Corian kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities are sold through MKD!
When it comes to kitchen remodeling and design, MKD Kitchen and Bath has been in the industry for years and can help make the kitchen design process easier, especially when it comes to countertops. We offer in-home consultations and carry a wide variety of materials including quartz, granite, solid surface and laminate countertops. Connect with us today for more information!