Kitchen Design / June 16, 2018 / Daniella Epstein.
As such, kitchen countertop resurfacing can serve to exist new life inside the entire area. For instance, removing an existing laminate countertop and replacing it with new material with a different look may require little more than stripping off the old laminate and carefully replacing it with new pieces. This kind of countertop resurfacing tends to be relatively inexpensive and does not necessarily require expert skills.
Other kitchen countertops resurfacing techniques require more money, effort, and talent. For instance, you may decide to replace your existing laminate countertop with a tile top. Ceramic tiles, of course, are far more expensive than replacement laminate. Additionally, they require more care in installation and take much longer to cut and place than does a laminate replacement. The results may be stunning, but the process can be quite time-consuming for an amateur.
In some cases, you may not be interested in actually replacing your countertops. Instead, you may be considering kitchen countertop resurfacing as a way to repair and maintain an existing option. Those who have stainless steel counter areas will generally want to consult with a professional if they have experienced significant loss to their counter tops, as repair or restoration can be very difficult in these cases.
However, those with designs on doing something a bit more complicated or who plan on using costly materials may want to hire a resurfacing professional to handle the job. These experts know what needs to do to successfully resurface virtually any kind of countertop and can be well worth the money they cost. If done in conjunction with other renovations, you can take a big step toward a “new” kitchen by doing some kitchen countertop resurfacing.