Category Archives: Laminate

  • What is the best wood flooring?

    Posted on September 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Laminate.

    Homeowners often look for the best wood flooring to fit, however the definition of best is not always accurate. Wood flooring that is suitable and therefore ‘best’ for one home, does not automatically make it the best choice for another. Instead, homeowners must choose the best wood flooring on a case-by-case basis. More often than […]

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  • Laminate Rollers

    Posted on August 4, 2015 by DIY Guide in Hand Tools, Laminate.

    The Standard “J” Roller features a 1-1/2″ dia. x 3″ wide non-marring rubber roller with a 10″ long handle and vinyl grip. It is specially designed for use on plastic laminate. The Heavy Pressure Laminate Roller has the same non-marring roller and features a slight bend in the steel handle to provide extra leverage and […]

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  • Laminate Projects: Start Simple

    Posted on July 24, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Laminate.

    Several years ago when I decided that I wanted to learn how to work with laminate, a friend of mine gave me some very good advice. Start small and simple. I decided that I would start with a new countertop for my garage workbench. I was very basic with just a few cuts and angles. After […]

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  • Laminate Shears

    Posted on May 25, 2015 by DIY Guide in Hand Tools, Laminate.

    The choice of tools that you will need to cut laminate with will depend upon the project, however, I would highly recommend a pair of Laminate Shears. They are capable of making straight cuts in all types of decorative plastic laminate, and have a patented, ‘double action’, hardened steel cutting blade. Laminate Shears cut without binding, […]

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  • Update Your Kitchen

    Posted on May 21, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Laminate, Repairs and Maintenance.

    It has often been said that the kitchen is the heart and soul of many homes. You can update your kitchen simply by installing laminate countertops. Laminate countertops are beautiful, affordable, durable, and easy to maintain. No matter what your budget or style, you can find a product to fit your needs. Whether your style is […]

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  • Laminate or Granite Countertops?

    Posted on May 14, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Cabinets, Home Improvement Projects, Laminate.

    When deciding on the final outcome of your bathroom remodel, you must choose what you want the final image to be, and then work toward that goal. Want to save money on your bathroom remodeling project while still achieving a high-end look? Try laminate countertops instead of more expensive granite counters. Before you balk at the idea […]

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  • Repairing Laminate Counters

    Posted on May 6, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Laminate, Repairs and Maintenance.

    If your laminate countertop is starting to lift up, it is an easy fix to repair it. Simply apply contact cement to both surfaces, the underside of the laminate and the countertop and press the laminate back into place. If the edge of your laminate countertop is damage, and you are unable to repair it, remove the […]

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  • The Counter Makes the Kitchen

    Posted on April 10, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Cabinets, Home Improvement Projects, Laminate.

    If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then it only stands to reason that every part of the room should be in perfect working order. The household cook is always relying on solid, consistent surfaces for chopping and otherwise preparing fresh ingredients, so the countertop is just as important as any electrical appliance. […]

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  • An Easier Way to Cut Laminate

    Posted on April 2, 2015 by DIY Guide in DIY Cabinets, Hand Tools, Laminate, Workshop.

    A few years ago as a novice user of laminate, I was cutting the laminate with my circular saw and thought “There has to be a better way to do this”. After doing some research and talking to some cabinet guys, I discovered the Tridon Laminate slitter. Not only is it adjustable for different sheet thickness, […]

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  • Interesting Use For Laminate

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Laminate.

    Recently I was at a local recreation center and noticed that one of the card tables had its top replaced with a piece of laminate. I spoke to the lady in charge and she said that the table top had been all ripped up and one of the volunteers took it home and cut a […]

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