Advantages of Solid Surface
So what are the advantages of solid surface materials such as Hi-Macs?
Colors Galore – The color options are endless. HiMacs alone has stunning pallette of 113 colors and patterns. There is sure to be a color that meets your design style. The design possibilities are without limit.
Inconspicuous Seams - Once a seam is pulled we challenge you to find it. Solid surface uses a two part epoxy that chemically welds the two pieces of material together creating a countertop with a smooth monolithic look and feel.
Finish – Solid surface can display any finish you are seeking. Be it matte, mirror, or anything in between, your project can finished exactly the way you picture it in your mind.
Nonporous – Solid surface materials are easily maintained and are resistant to bacteria growth. In fact solid surface is one of the only materials accepted for the use in the healthcare and food industries.
Durable – Solid surface can be used both indoors and outdoors. It is a remarkably resiliant material. And since solid surface is a renewable material it can easily be repaired or resurfaced to its original beauty.
Translucency – By using translucent series colors a whole new design avenue is available. You can give the material a soft glow, a backlit pattern or even hide LED’s just below the surface to reveal secret messages. CLICK HERE to see translucent solid surface.
Thermoformability - This is where dreams become reality. Solid surface can be shaped and formed into anything you can imagine. Go beyond the standard perception of the flat countertop and let your imagination soar.
Sustainable – Many solid surface brands have recycled colors in their mix that are made from pre-consumer content that is reused later on in the manufacturing process rather than being sent to a landfill.