15 Interesting Facts about L.E. Smith’s Laminate Countertops


  1. Laminate countertops are tough. In fact, Consumer Reports noted that laminate countertops are a “long lasting material.”
  2. Laminate Countertops can take the heat, and stay in the kitchen! Laminate countertops have the same heat resistance as Quartz.
  3. Laminate countertops are inexpensive in comparison to other surfaces. That makes them easy to change and replace if your kitchen needs a facelift, or a change of color.
  4. Laminate Countertops are more stain resistant than granite and several other solid surfaces, so spill away!
  5. Laminate Countertops can be installed by DIY homeowners, unlike heavier surfaces like Granite or Quartz. Tooling required is minimal, and even minor repairs, like replacing an end cap can be completed by a homeowner.
  6. Laminate countertops are here to stay. They have been one of the most prevalent countertop surfaces since their entry into kitchen construction in the 1950’s, and they continue to be a viable option in homes due to their durability and affordability as well.
  7. Laminate countertop options are endless.       There are literally hundreds of colors and styles, making it easy for a homeowner to find a combination that fits their style preference.
  8. Laminate countertops are easy to clean. They don’t require special treatments or products to maintain cleanliness and appearance.
  9. Laminate countertops have a shorter production cycle than other products. In fact, The L.E. Smith Company fabricates and ships stock color orders in one week!
  10. The L.E. Smith Company fabricates more laminate countertops than any other single location fabricator in the United States, making us an expert within the laminate countertop industry.