Do High Quality Laminate Countertops Really Exist?

Do High Quality Laminate Countertops Really Exist?

Vanilla is fine in ice cream, but not when it describes your kitchen countertops. So many homeowners feel that their kitchen suffers from severe lackluster syndrome, but don’t have the big budget to match their big dreams.

There’s a common misconception surrounding laminate countertops that supports the idea that they are a low-quality, low-style, and an overall compromise. But in 2019, modern high-quality laminate countertops offer a world of new, durable, beautiful, possibilities. At Kauffman Kitchens, we design and build gorgeous kitchens — as well as craft our own stunning, high-quality laminate countertops.

Read our latest blog to learn the 5 laminate lies you shouldn’t believe anymore, as well as where to find the best laminate countertops available!


  1. Laminate Countertop Lie #1: All Laminate Looks the Same
    Like a chameleon, the best laminate countertops can adapt itself to compliment almost any design environment. Because of our high-technology printing specialties and on-trend design eye, we can create something that will blend beautifully with your industrial, modern, rustic, minimalistic, or farmhouse style.Modern laminate countertops come in hundreds of patterns and colors to choose from, so there is virtually no limit to the aesthetic of countertop you can have!
  2. Laminate Countertop Lie #2: Laminate Has No Texture
    You may think that nothing feels better than running your fingers over genuine stone countertops. That slightly chunky, raised feel of granite or quartz feels authentic with a hint of the upscale. This touchy-feely feature may have even been enough to deter you from considering other, manmade countertop options.But what if we told you that modern laminate countertops offer something so similar? One of the greatest things about our high-quality laminate countertops is that they abide by the SAME textured feeling!
  3. Laminate Countertop Lie #3: Laminate Looks Cheap
    If your conception of laminate counters hovers around outdated notions of faux stone and soggy surfaces, you’re about to be pleasantly surprised by the masterpiece that is modern laminate countertops. Through improved technology and higher quality materials, we at Kauffman Kitchens have been able to pioneer the local movement of better looking, longer lasting, family friendly laminate options.In addition at Kauffman Kitchens, one of the best praises we receive is when people ask us what type of stone we installed in this specific remodel, or have on display at our showroom in New Holland, PA. There’s nothing we love more than watching faces gasp as we inform them that those gorgeous local countertops are not in fact stone, but high quality laminate countertops!Everything from smoother, coherent edges to hundreds of design choices makes these the best laminate countertops available!
  4. Laminate Countertop Lie #4: Laminate is Outdated
    Common misconception thinks that all laminate countertops are simple tan monochromatic snooze-fests from the 70’s. But contemporary common comprehension knows that modern laminate countertops are all the rage right now.High quality laminate countertops are more than just an affordable alternative – they can be used to create some seriously stunning modern designs! That waterfall countertop feature you’ve been eyeing up after last week’s episode of Property Brothers is finally affordable thanks to modern laminate countertops! The gorgeous granite backsplash that your neighbors had to take out a loan for, could actually be done MUCH cheaper for a similar outcome. When considering an updated counter for your kitchen or bathroom, consider the best laminate countertops first.
  5. Laminate Countertop Lie #5: Laminate Won’t Last
    Laminate countertops won’t last? As if! Just like with any home improvement item, the better you take care of it, the longer it will last.Thanks to scratch resistant coating and present-day materials, modern laminate countertops can last up to 35 years – that’s longer than the warranty on most real stone sales! While water once proved to be a challenge for laminate, modern high-quality laminate countertops are installed over water-resistant wood pieces so they stay protected.

Why The Best Laminate Countertops are Found at Kauffman Kitchens

You could buy laminate countertops from any big-box store, but Kauffman Kitchens has a proprietary team and method to create the best laminate countertops around!

The big difference between us and them, is that our high-quality countertops are made with better colors and granite-inspired patterns. Being from the local area lets us learn what other homeowners are enjoying here and now, which allows us to provide new customers with on-trend recommendations!

Not only are Kauffman-made laminate countertops better in style, but also in quality! Preventing scratches and everyday casualties starts with our premier countertop coating process. We also build with water-resistant wood to help the material last several decades and minimize water damage.

BUT, perhaps the thing homeowners love the absolute most about our modern countertops is the price – it’s only about half the cost of other materials,


Explore High Quality Laminate Countertops with Us!

Kauffman Kitchens is eager to shatter your current conception of laminate and replace it with excitement towards the high-quality laminate countertops available.  But don’t just take our word for it – let us show you! Plan a visit to our showroom and see first-hand the best laminate countertops around.

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