benchtops

Whether you’re replacing an existing benchtop or designing your brand new kitchen from scratch, our range of on trend benchtops range has something for everyone. Our laminate benchtops are easy to install, care for, and maintain, so take your pick! Available at your local Bunnings.

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laminate kitchen benchtops

Looking for a stylish and affordable benchtop option? Kaboodle's laminate benchtops are a great choice! With a range of colours and finishes, you can create the perfect look for your kitchen or laundry, whether you've got ample space to work with or trying to get the most out of a small kitchen.

what are laminate benchtops?

A laminate benchtop is a type of countertop made from layers of paper or fabric infused with resin and then bonded together under high pressure and heat.

The resulting material is then glued to a particleboard or MDF substrate, creating a durable and affordable surface that can be customised with various colours and patterns.

So, whether you're looking for a sleek and modern look or something more traditional, a laminate benchtop from kaboodle is a stylish yet practical option for your home.

benefits of laminate kitchen benchtops

Laminate benchtops offer several advantages. First, they are affordable, so they can help you achieve a high-end look without breaking the bank. They are also super durable and resistant to scratches and stains, making them a great choice for busy households that can hold up against general wear and tear from everyday use. Additionally, laminate benchtops are easy to clean and maintain, requiring only a mild detergent and water to keep them looking great.

colours and styles to suit every home

Kaboodle offers a wide range of laminate benchtop options to choose from. Go with a classic square edge or a modern post-formed edge for a seamless look that ties into chic open shelving. When it comes to colours, we have a wide range available in a wide range of colours, patterns, and finishes. Giving you plenty of options to choose from when creating a look that works with your cabinets, handles, pantry, and door panels and suits your style and budget.

the benchtop laminate experts

Kaboodle is a trusted brand for DIY home renovations, and for a good reason. Our flat pack products are affordable, stylish, and don't require expert installation. From kitchen cabinets to benchtops and more, kaboodle has everything you need to transform the heart of your home.

faqs

are laminate benchtops dependable?

Yes, laminate benchtops are dependable as long as they are installed and maintained properly. They are a popular choice for their durability, affordability, and resistance to stains and scratches. 

are laminate kitchen benchtops heat-resistant?

Laminate benchtops are not as heat resistant as other materials like stone or stainless steel. Use a trivet or heat pad when placing hot pots or pans on a laminate benchtop to prevent damage or warping.

how to clean laminate benchtops and keep them pristine for longer?

To keep your laminate benchtops looking pristine for longer, clean them regularly with mild soap and warm water. Avoid using harsh or abrasive cleaners, as they can damage the surface. Wipe up spills quickly to prevent staining.

is it possible to repair a laminate benchtop?

Minor scratches or chips in a laminate benchtop can be repaired using laminate repair kits. For more extensive damage, you may need to replace the affected section of the benchtop.

the benefits of installing kitchen benchtops

  1. Additional workspace: Kitchen benchtops provide extra space for food preparation, cooking, and serving meals.

  2. Improved organisation: With the addition of benchtops, kitchen items can be organised and stored more effectively, reducing clutter and making it easier to find what you need.

  3. Increased property value: Installing new benchtops can increase the value of your home and make it more appealing to potential buyers.

  4. Aesthetic appeal: Benchtops come in a variety of materials and styles, allowing you to choose a design that complements your kitchen and enhances its overall appearance.

  5. Durability: High-quality benchtops are built to last and can withstand daily wear and tear, making them a practical investment for any kitchen.

  6. Easy maintenance: Many benchtop materials are easy to clean and maintain, making them a low-maintenance addition to your kitchen.

different types of kitchen benchtops 

  1. Laminate benchtops: These are made from layers of paper or fabric that are bonded together with resin, and then laminated with a protective coating. 

  2. Stone benchtops: These can be made from natural stone (such as granite or marble) or from engineered stone (such as quartz). They are durable and heat-resistant, but can be expensive. Check out our collection of stone look benchtops to get the look.

  3. Timber benchtops: These are made from solid timber or laminated timber panels. They add warmth and character to a kitchen, but can be prone to scratches and require regular maintenance.

  4. Stainless steel benchtops: These are popular in commercial kitchens and can also be used in residential kitchens. They are durable, heat-resistant, and hygienic, but can be noisy and show fingerprints.

  5. Concrete benchtops: These are becoming more popular due to their industrial look and durability. They can be custom made to fit any kitchen and can be stained or polished to achieve different finishes. Check out our collection of concrete look benchtops to get the look.

choose kaboodle NZ to design & install your benchtops 

Instead of just dreaming about your perfect kitchen, turn it into a reality with kaboodle. Their website offers a range of DIY tips and inspiration to guide you through the entire process, from initial planning and design to selecting complementary cabinets (choose from flat pack, wall, corner, and more) and adding finishing touches such as cabinet handles. Use their online kitchen catalogue and 3D planning tool to visualise your dream kitchen, and take advantage of their helpful how-to videos and checklists for a successful DIY project.