RAD Kitchen and Bath


RAD Kitchen & Bath
Asquith, SK
S0K 0J0
ph: toll free 1-866-722-6246
ph: (306) 329-4884
fax: (306) 329-4886
email: info@radcustomfibreglass.ca.
Product Fact Sheet

About Cultured Stone and Solid Surface Materials

What are Cultured Granite ?

Cultured Granite , as the names imply, have the look of genuine granite . Cultured granite products are usually manufactured with a high-gloss coating, called a "gel coat", applied during the manufacturing process, which becomes an integral part of the cultured granite product. Colorants may be added to the polymer/filler matrix in a manner which provides a "veining" which mimics the appearance of natural products. The polymer casting process yields a rock hard, durable product which takes on the look and feel of the natural product.

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Care and Maintenance Tips

Beautiful Cast Polymer Products for a Lifetime

More and more consumers are choosing cast polymer products to beautify the kitchen, bath, and almost every part of their home. Products such as counter tops, lavatories, vanities, shower bases, bathtubs, enclosure sets, fireplace surrounds, window sills, wall panels, floor tiles, whirlpool baths and molding accents come alive with the custom colors, shapes, textures and designs of cast polymer products.

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FAQ's - Solid Surface

Solid Surface Countertops

Summary: Some of the great things about solid surface countertops are their resistance to stains and their ability to inhibit the growth of germs or bacteria. They are also extremely durable and repairable and they carry their color and design straight through their thickness. Consider solid surface countertop installation.

Q : I am developing plans for a major kitchen remodelling job. The solid surface countertop materials appeal to me. My husband is skeptical of their long term durability. Are they all the same, or are there distinct differences kamagra precio? Are there other long lasting countertop alternatives? Do you feel that solid surface materials are a good value? T. T.

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Solid Surface Countertop Materials

The plastics industry flourished in the 1960's and 70's. It is still a growth industry today. There have been significant advancements in plastics technology which allow plastics to replace more conventional materials. Certain plastics are extremely durable and have exceptional hardness. These plastics have found their way into the kitchen countertop market within the past twenty years.

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Care & Maintenance of Solid Surface Materials

Many of these solid surface materials are unharmed by virtually any liquid you would normally have around your house. However, to be on the safe side, always clean up spills promptly. These materials clean up with ordinary soap and water very quickly. They never need to be sealed. Do NOT place hot items (pots, pans, pizza pans, cookie sheets, etc.) directly on these tops! Many of them can be permanently discolored and damaged by excessive concentrated heat! Always place hot objects on trivets.

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Solid Surface Countertop Manufacturers

Summary: Following is a list of the major manufacturers of solid surface countertop materials. Look at their web sites and be sure to check the specification sheets. These sheets usually describe the composition and materials used in the product. This is important, as you should try to determine which material has the highest percentage of acrylic plastic.

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