Any ideas on resurfacing counter tops besides concrete?

Old laminate counters. Physically limited and only me to do work. Thanks!

  7 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Dec 12, 2017
    Rustoleum and Gianni both offer countertop restoration kits

  • Ken Ken on Dec 12, 2017
    Concrete would be a bad idea and my last choice. Expensive, time consuming, and requires a lot of skill to do an even half way good looking job.

    There are paint kits available for resurfacing countertops. More work and maybe close to the expense of replacement (depending on the size) but they will look nice.

  • Chas' Crazy Creations Chas' Crazy Creations on Dec 12, 2017
    There are some wonderful ideas right here on Hometalk. The great thing is you can ask them questions about how it's holding up, if they still like it, and it has the step by step instructions to help you create the look you want -

  • Molly Anmar Molly Anmar on Dec 12, 2017
    Paint! Take a look at either Rustoleum or Giani Granite for some terrific decorating ideas.

  • War15939090 War15939090 on Dec 12, 2017

  • Kim Kim on Dec 12, 2017
    New laminate countertops are easy to install. You could use your old ones as templates.

    You could also replace with tile. Just pull the old counter and replace with plywood & tile backer board before you start.


  • Gail Gail on Dec 12, 2017
    Cap it with solid vinyl floor covering, (not peel & stick tiles as water will seep into seams & under tiles.). Glue vinyl OR do as I did -- put wide double sided carpet tape around edges ,& extra strip or too across center between vinyl & counter top. This is very durable & can be done using vinyl remnants to save money. Trim outside edges of counter-top as you desire.