Questions & Answers

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What gauge of stainless steel do you use?

Our team uses 16 gauge stainless steel for all our residential countertops. 14 and 12 gauge thick stainless steel is available for commercial, industrial or more harsh applications.

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Is stainless steel more expensive than laminate?

Yes. Stainless steel counter tops will be more expensive than laminate, but since stainless steel will last a life time, it is a great value for your investment. Check out our cost estimator and see for yourself!

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Is stainless steel more expensive than solid surface material?

No. Stainless steel is competitively priced compared to solid surface materials and costs less that marble and granite.

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How do I clean stainless steel?

It’s not hard or expensive. Take a look at our recommendations at: Cleaning stainless steel

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What is a #4 finish?

It describes a certain grain finish. For all types, see: Finishes of Stainless Steel

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Can my countertop be re-polished?

It certainly can! Take a look at: Re-Polishing Stainless Steel

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Are stainless steel countertops hard to install?

No not at all. Stainless steel countertops are installed exactly the same way as laminated and solid surface counter tops. See Installing Countertops for more information.

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How much is crating?

It varies with each order, but is generally less than you would think. We always provide this information to you prior to ordering.

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Do you have sales offices or reps in my area?

Maybe. Call us at 1-800-836-8015 and ask. We have dealers throughout the United States.

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Do you have installers in my area?

No. We do not offer installation services. Stainless steel counters are installed exactly the same way as laminate countertops. If you are still concerned with the process we will be happy to review installation procedures with you, your installer or contractor.

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What is the process in ordering a countertop?

We make it simple! Take a look at: The Process

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How long does it take to fabricate a countertop?

Generally 4-5 weeks, but for all the details, please take a look at: The Process