Cabinet plastic laminate distributors like Wilsonart, Formica Brand and Nevamar distribute sample chains annually. One look at the sample chips and you might think that they are comparatively the same in quality. Having worked with all three of these companies laminates, my outlook is that they are all exceptional read Safety Tips for Working With Plastic Laminate
When you are laminating large areas with Formica and do not have a sprayer, it will be necessary to either roll the glue on or apply it with a brush. Learning how to do this correctly is going to take a little practice. One of the biggest challenges is getting the contact cement to flow or lie down smoothly before it begins to dry. read How to Brush on Contact Glue Smooth
Recently I had a Kitchen project that called for the use of Formica 949 SP finish plastic laminate to be used on the counter tops. There are pros and cons that I feel should be explained to top manufactures. This review of the mica was born out of hands on experience of building custom made tops using the material.
If you’re in the process of painting your kitchen, bathroom office or bathroom and you get paint on your Formica, how do you clean it off? I mean after it is dry and has hardened, what is the best way to remove it from the plastic laminates surface? Obviously, if it’s wet and you notice it, wipe it off right away. But if the spill is older and hardened it can be removed with lacquer thinner. read How to Clean Paint off of Formica
For over fifteen years now I have worked with the Stay-Put spray product. The adhesive is non-flammable contact cement that I have used on cabinets and counters for adhering plastic laminate. The following is a review of this aerosil can spray glue. There are a few pros and cons but my openion is that this is a superior product to many alternatives that are on the market. read Sta-Put Adhesive