Care for Formica surfaces by keeping them clean, using an abrasive cleaner or bleach occasionally, and removing scratches. Rinse the area with a clean, damp towel or sponge after cleaning. The tools necessary to complete... More »

Formica and Nevamar laminates are similar in terms of quality. Formica and Wilsonart laminates are common for household countertops. For business use, Nevamar laminates are a popular choice. Type of finish, color and ins... More »

As of 2015, traditional Formica Laminate countertops come in over 100 colors and patterns, including almond, black graphite and antique white. Most colors come standard with a gloss or matte finish. More »

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Clean Formica countertops with a nylon-bristled brush and a mild detergent to remove stains and debris. To enhance shine, spray glass cleaner on the countertop and dry with a soft cloth. Dry the surface completely to pre... More »

To paint Formica and other laminate surfaces, sand the Formica, then apply a primer or paint designed to adhere to smooth surfaces, and seal the paint with high-gloss acrylic sealant. Some paints require priming first, w... More »

Reface Formica cabinets by first removing the cabinet hardware and placing the doors on a flat, stable surface. Using rubber gloves and goggles, apply lacquer solvent at the laminate edges, and then use a heat gun to act... More »

To use correctly, choose the laminate adhesive for the project according to the Formica product and the desired surface. Before the installation, test the laminate by scratching it with the sharp length of a knife to see... More »