Formica Kitchen Countertops

Easy to install and easy on the budget, these laminate kitchen countertops are a great way to achieve the style and look of stone surfaces.
A Formica-and-aluminum island paired with red-and-chrome stools give this kitchen a fun 1950s diner feel. An aqua glass-tile backsplash and red pendant lights complete the hip design.

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A Formica-and-aluminum island paired with red-and-chrome stools give this kitchen a fun 1950s diner feel. An aqua glass-tile backsplash and red pendant lights complete the hip design.

An easy-to-care-for surface with a wide variety of styles, patterns and colors to choose from, Formica kitchen countertops offer the look, style and durability of from-the-earth stone, but at a fraction of the cost.

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Also referred to as laminate kitchen countertops, Formica kitchen counters are easy to install and are an easy-to-replace solution for budget-conscious consumers.

Prefabricated Formica countertops are typically available at home improvement stores, too, and installation is a relatively simple process for do-it-yourselfers.

Popularized in the 1950s, Formica countertops have been updated with contemporary patterns and colors, but part of the fun comes with getting creative with the edging (think waterfall, no-drip, or beveled edge), a great way to personalize the project.

The man-made material also offers a cohesive look—elements like sinks and backsplashes may be integrated into the countertop for a seamless style, and a good fabricator should have the ability to make any visible seams from the installation process nearly disappear.

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