DIY Refinishes for Your Laminate Countertop
Wanting to refresh those tired old laminate counter tops but are not ready for a complete overhaul? Here are some great ways to change the look of your laminate countertops:
1) Concrete – If you want your counter tops to look like finished concrete, you can achieve this look by using Ardex, which gives a smooth, concrete looking finish to a variety of substrates.
2) Metal Banding – This produces a very retro look to your space. It is also a great way to hide chipped surfaces. The Retro Renovation. does a great job in explaining how to install these bands.
3) Tile – Although this option is more time consuming, it can produce a very nice look to your space. The DIY Network has a step by step tutorial on how to install tile over laminate.
4) Faux Marble – This DIY fix involves hand painting. Here is a step by step guide on achieving this look: Gorgeous Shiny Things