How to Cut Formica?

Answer Formica is a versatile, plastic laminate that comes in a wide range of colors, textures, and finishes. Using Formica allows a homeowner to customize an area with a laminate that is durable and easy... Read More »

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Can you laminate Formica over Formica?

Installing new plastic laminate is an easy and inexpensive way to freshen up a space. If your existing Formica or plastic laminate countertop has square edges, you can install new Formica right ove... Read More »

Can you put Formica on top of Formica?

On One Hand: You'll Have to Do Surface PrepYou can install Formica on top of old Formica, but you must prepare the surface of the Formica you're covering. Since Formica is a smooth surface, roughen... Read More »

How to Splice Formica?

Formica is purchased in long sheets. Typically, you can't buy Formica that fits your countertops exactly, so you have to splice it. Formica splicing consists of simply butting two pieces together w... Read More »

How do I paint over formica?

SandSand the Formica with an orbital sander and 100-grit sandpaper to make the surface rough. Clean up after sanding with a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and water with a few drops of dish s... Read More »