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Solid Surface Counters
Solid surface countertops are made by blending acrylic polymers (plastic) and stone-derived materials, which are then poured into molds to create half-inch-thick sheets.

Color choices in the past were limited to some pretty boring earth tones, but many new patterns are designs are emerging.

Durability
Solid Surface is a durable kitchen counter surface that has some unique qualities. It is softer then granite or quartz which means it can scratch or dent if struck. That softness however lowers the chance of breaking glasses or other items that may impact the surface.

It is not very resistant to heat so you cannot put hot pots or pans on the surface

Price
Solid Surface countertops are generally priced between $70 - $100 per square foot.

Maintenance
Solid surface are fairly easy to maintan and require no annual sealing.

Green
Standard solid surface counterops are generall not very green. However some manufacturers offer the product with recycled content.

Manufacturers
The most popular manufacturer of solid surface countertops is Corian® from DuPont™. The product is avialable through a number of dealers in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary and all other metro cities. It can also be found in most smaller cities in Canada.

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