Kitchen Countertops

Woman rolling black paint on plastic laminate kitchen countertops.

Tips for Painting Plastic Laminate Kitchen Countertops

It’s possible to give plastic laminate countertops a new look by painting them, if you prepare the surface properly and use the right kind of paint. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using a pencil to hold plastic laminate edging away from countertop while contact cement dries.

How to Reattach Plastic Laminate Countertop Edging

The adhesive holding the edge banding on plastic laminate countertops can come loose over time. Watch this video for tips on how to reattach or reglue loose laminate edging before it breaks.

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Faux granite kitchen countertop and spruced up cabinets after makeover.

Budget Kitchen Countertop and Cabinet Update

Find out how to refinish plastic laminate countertops to give the appearance of real granite and spruce up your cabinets to greatly improve the look of your kitchen on a budget. Watch this video to find out more.

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Same countertop after finishing with faux granite paint.

How to Apply Faux Granite Kitchen Countertop Paint

Watch this video to find out how to update the look of plastic laminate kitchen countertops by applying faux granite countertop paint to give them the look of real stone.

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Burn mark under toaster on plastic laminate countertop

Painting Plastic Laminate Countertops

There are several products on the market specifically made for painting plastic laminate countertops. Watch this video to find out more.

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Applying Countertop Paint to Textured Plastic Laminate

Craig asks, “I would like to refinish my textured plastic laminate countertop with countertop paint. Will the texture cause problems when refinishing?”

You can use countertop paint on textured laminate, but the textured surface will tend to show through. Read on to find out more.

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How to Redo Giani Faux Granite Countertop Finish

Janie asks, “How can I redo the Gianni faux granite finish on my plastic laminate countertop?”

If you haven’t applied the final clear poly topcoat, just sand the finish lightly and reprime. Read on to find out more.

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Polishing a Bullnose Edge on a Granite Countertop

Gary asks, “The bullnose edge on my new granite vanity top is dull. Can it be polished?”

While some granite can have a dull vein, most can be polished to a high gloss if you take the time to do it right. Read on to find out more.

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