Notice: Undefined index: aid in /home/idolain/ on line 2
How to take care of your decorative laminates

Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

How to take care of your decorative laminates

By Smith Subscribe to RSS | November 29th 2011 | Views:

Laminates have become an essential part of our home and office decor. Just look around yourself, any furniture, doors, counter tops, even restroom cubicles, for all these things we use laminates in some or the other form as they are great value for the money you’ve spent on procuring them. Therefore, laminates indeed form a very important part of our home decor with added advantages of durability and style. But there are certain precautions that we need to take at our end to ensure these laminates last longer and keep on radiating the same everlasting vibrance around our spaces. Want to know how to keep the laminates look ever beautiful? Read below to find out few tips on handling laminates.

First useful tip to keep your decorative laminates ever glowing is to keep them away from harsh chemicals. Harsh chemicals such as floor and oven cleaners have very strong components that, if applied directly over the decorative laminates, may affect their look by decolorizing them. Sometimes while we are working, the drain cleaner or the oven cleaner might just spill over the decorative laminates surface or your laminate counter top in that case remove the chemical immediately, wipe it off the surface of your laminate counter top and rinse and dry the decorative laminate surface.

The next important thing you must ensure is to keep very hot objects away from your laminate counter tops. You must protect decorative laminate surface from heat generating appliances like microwave and induction stoves. Instead use trivet or insulated pad with your appliances so that the laminate counter top is not directly affected.

Along with these it is also important that you protect your laminates from sharp objects. Never use knives and sharp objects on the surface of your decorative laminates. Kitchen laminates counter tops are made differently and have high abrasion resistance, but decorative laminates for other purposes are not made with the same functionality. Therefore, keep sharp objects away from them.

Last but not the least; impact monitoring is equally important especially when it comes to high pressure laminates. Be careful not to drop heavy objects or hammer directly on the surface of your high pressure laminates. Even though the high pressure laminates have high impact resistance chipping or cracking may still occur as a result. So be careful when you use hammers to fix a nail, high impact of the hammer may crack the surface of the decorative laminates thereby making it appear ugly.

Smith - About Author:
Greenlam offers the best laminate countertops solutions in Asia. Greenlam laminates are of high aesthetic value, are sustainable, eco-friendly and immensely durable. It manufactures some of the best designer laminate countertops,decorative laminate and high pressure laminates that are widely used.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:

Related Home Improvement Articles Subscribe to RSS

Ron’s Floors has a selection of some of the finest laminate floors Johannesburg
Published by Mary Porter on July 19th 2012 | Home Improvement
Are you intent on installing laminate floors Johannesburg throughout the entire of your home? If so ...
Wilsonart countertops for your kitchen
Published by Julia Roger on January 6th 2012 | Home Improvement
If you are planning to remodel your kitchen, you must be looking for possible options available. . ...
Differences between laminate flooring and engineered wood flooring
Published by Julia Bennet on March 30th 2012 | Home Improvement
Laminate flooring and engineered wood flooring are two types of floors that have in common only the ...
Granite countertops for highly decorated kitchen
Published by Andy McKenna on July 5th 2012 | Home Improvement
Kitchen needs renovation as this place endures the most assault. You can install granite countertops...
Choices in Decorative Grilles or Bronze Grilles for Window Grilles Today
Published by James Gilbert And Son on August 26th 2012 | Home Improvement
There are going to be a wide range of choices available when you are looking for any style of decora...
Options for Security Grilles with Brass Grilles, Gates and Railings
Published by James Gilbert And Son on August 26th 2012 | Home Improvement
Many reasons are found today for the need for gates and railings....
Connecting you to the best Window Cleaners in Australia
Published by Sorna Devadas on August 26th 2012 | Home Improvement
When you want your windows cleaned, you want to be able to find it fast and it has to be convenient....
Quotes 2 You - How it works for suppliers
Published by Sorna Devadas on August 26th 2012 | Home Improvement
To create a successful Window Cleaning business in Sydney, the biggest challenge is finding a steady...
Guidelines on Obtaining the Most Superior Heat Pump for Energy Conservation
Published by Tracy Narvaez on August 25th 2012 | Home Improvement
These pumps function on a basic physics principle which is, when air is condensed, it will warm up. ...
Tile or Grout, Cleanliness at the Best
Published by Saniglazele on August 25th 2012 | Home Improvement
Tile and grout get attract to dirt quickly and it is better to use grout cleaner to remove the dirt....