Updating Kitchen and Bathroom Countertops

Updating Kitchen &
Bathroom Countertops

Add value and appeal to a home by updating
old kitchen and bathroom countertops.

As a contractor, you know kitchen and bathroom remodels can be some of
the most expensive home projects. One of the best ways to add value and
appeal is by updating old kitchen and bathroom countertops; you don't have
to go over budget to create the modern look your homeowners want. There
are several options for updating countertops, including refinishing,
relaminating and replacing. By being knowledgeable in these three options,
you'll make your homeowners happy on any budget.

Refinishing
Dings and chips can make even newer countertops look shabby and scratches are excellent hiding places for bacteria. Knowing how to refurbish the homeowners' existing countertops is a great way to keep your bids low and get the job - plus thrill your homeowners with results that transform their kitchen or bath at a much lower cost than replacing. To repair mildly damaged laminate countertops or achieve a completely new look without replacing, consider a refinishing product such as Rust-Oleum® Countertop Transformations. This inexpensive, all-in-one kit gives the look of natural stone to the existing laminate in just a few easy steps and is a great choice for homeownerson a tight budget.

Re-Laminating
Re-laminating is a fairly inexpensive option and gives the homeowners the versatility of the hundreds of laminate patterns available. By cleaning and sanding the existing laminate, you can install new laminate over the top of the existing surface in about a day. This is a great choice for budget-conscious homeowners or those who want their project completed quickly with minimal disruption to their lives.

Replacing
Sometimes you can't use the existing countertops. The project is a new build, the homeowner wants a new material, the new layout is different or the existing countertop is damaged beyond repair. There are dozens of materials available for new countertops! Laminate offers the greatest variety of colors and profiles with hundreds of options to choose from. Solid surface countertops, such as Corinthian™ offer a sophisticated look, comes in a variety of colors and profiles and are custom created to perfectly fit your design so install is a breeze. For homeowners who crave elegance, consider suggesting a quartz countertop, such as Riverstone Quartz™. Less expensive than granite with the same beauty, plus additional benefits such as better stain resistance, continuity and less porous surface, quartz is quickly becoming a leading countertop choice for homeowners.

No matter which option fits your project, Menards® has the supplies and expertise you need to complete your kitchen and bath countertop renovations on
time and on budget. Come into your local Menards® to browse through samples, get ideas and price quotes and start your countertop order!