DIY Concrete Countertops Over Existing Formica

Doreen Cagno
by Doreen Cagno
Late last fall, we did a DIY kitchen remodel. I painted the kitchen cabinets, we built a range hood, and added molding to the upper cabinets. I really wanted to replace our builder grade, 1980's formica countertops with concrete - until I talked to a neighbor who had actually done this. He explained how they built molds, rented a concrete mixer . . . and the whole messy process! It just seemed like too much of a project for me and Mark to do on our own. Stop by my blog to see for the complete tutorial for how we transformed our formica countertops with concrete.
This is the finished look.
This is the product that we used to apply a concrete coating on our existing countertops. There is a link on my blog with a source to purchase.
You will need 3 - 4 thin applications with light sanding in between each coat.
Another view of the finished countertops.
Doreen Cagno
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  • Mark Mark on Jun 02, 2019

    I clicked on your link but it dosent work?

  • Jackiesbichon Jackiesbichon on Jun 04, 2019

    Love the ooncrete. Where did you get your backlspash?

  • Robyn Robyn on Jan 14, 2022

    How do I get on to your blog

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