Solid Surface Thoughts, Tips & Information: From a Single Sheet comes Great Innovation!

What happens if “Something Happens” to your Solid Surface tops?

Through the blog you’ve probably read, multiple times, that Solid Surface is not only durable, non-porous, shape-able, etc., but is easy to keep, and indeed easy to repair.  It’s all very well saying things, but sometimes you have to show things for people to realise.  Solid Surface is really unique in the world of Stone

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The BSF Website gets (another) facelift!

The old phrase goes that “time waits for no one”. In an age where the internet becomes our “go to” place there is always a need for businesses to keep developing how their customers (old and new) access information. Here at BSF we have continued to evaluate our website functionality across all devices, leading to

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How hygienic is Solid Surface?

BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd will produced your bespoke items from Solid Surface, which s a non-porous material, that can be seamlessly joined together,  making it a perfect choice for areas where hygiene is of paramount importance such as kitchen areas, laboratories, hospitals etc. · Germs cannot live on it making it ideal for clean areas

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Solid Surface is easy to maintain!

Solid Surface, by its very composition is the ideal material for so many types of application. It is completely non-porous and impervious to surface spillages, additionally you will notice the following benefits: Renewable: it can be restored or repaired if accidental damage occursSeamless: no joins for dirt to get caught up inCoved upstands: prevents liquid/food

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Solid Surface is seamless!

We at BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd can fabricate Solid Surface is inconspicuous seams.  This provides us, and our valued clients, with a number of advantages over using other material surface choices, as we can hand craft a wide variety of bespoke items, with sleek lines, which will appear as one piece. These can & do

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What can be made from Solid Surface?

The answer is…Anything…(of course within reason)  Solid Surface, by its very composition, is the ideal material for so many types of application. As everything we manufacture is bespoke this gives us the flexibility to get involved with some really exciting projects, because NOTHING IS TYPICAL! Over the years we have produced: Reception DesksHotel itemsTea PointsKitchen

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How long will my order take?

As everything we make is handcrafted and made to measure there is no such thing as a typical lead time. However, as we evaluate each project on its merits and constraints of our clients this can be influenced by a number of factors, such as: Material type and colour chosenWhat is to be produced: reception

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Another very frequently asked question!

Can I have a price per Square Metre? Because everything we produce is bespoke we quote each project on the merits of the work involved, for example: What material / colour has been selected?The type of application, such as teapoints, reception desks, curved walling, etc?Are sinks required?Is thermoforming for curved shapes and sizes required?Are upstands

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The most frequently asked question!

Can I buy the material from you and fabricate it myself? The answer, we are afraid, is No. Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durat etc are licenced materials, therefore, only qualified, quality assured, and suitably trained fabricators are authorised to purchase them. BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd create your desired items ensuring that the integrity and

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There are no stupid questions – Part 4

How long do Solid Surface items take to install? When on site, we endeavour to cause as little disruption as possible. The time we take installing depends entirely on what we are fitting and the site conditions we encounter, there is no “rule of thumb” as everything we manufacture is bespoke and made to clients’

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There are no stupid questions – Part 3

Does Solid Surface need to be specially sealed? Unlike natural stone, marble, concrete or granite, Solid Surface does not need to be sealed as it is a non-porous, stain resistant material. This makes an attractive, low maintenance, surface choice. What do you mean by a template or survey? A template/ survey is when we come

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There are no stupid questions – Part 2

Below are a few more examples of questions we get asked on a regular basis: What do you mean by a coved upstand? Solid Surface can be worked so that the counter top curves upwards into the wall, leaving nowhere for crumbs, dirt, liquids etc to gather What do you mean by Three-Dimensional Thermoforming? Solid

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There are no stupid questions

Below are a few more examples of questions we get asked on a regular basis: We, at BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd, get asked A LOT of questions about the materials we offer, Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durat and the other major brands of Solid Surface. What we would like to say, is there are

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What’s so special about Solid Surface?

We, at BSF Solid Surfaces are biased, as we believe the products we offer are, quite simply, the best in the market place, but the question is why do we feel so passionately about fabricating from Solid Surface material? Solid Surface material has been around for quite some time and has proven to be amongst

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Who are BSF?

Well, the answer is fairly simple, BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd a family run business who have been in the Solid Surface Industry for twenty years, AND, we are still as passionate about our business as ever! We fabricate using materials we believe in, including  Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durat and the other major brands of

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What and how do we template?

Templating is required to ensure that fabricated items will accurately fit into the area allocated for them. At this stage we have the opportunity to discuss and offer advice to our customers. Templating an item before fabrication will ensure that errors are captured before build and minimise the work required at installation, in turn reducing

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Why use an Approved Fabricator of Solid Surface?

BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd is a member of the Corian Quality Network of Fabricators,the LG Hi Macs Quality Club and the Approved Fabricator Lists for Staron, Hanex, Avonite and Durat in addition to all major Solid Surface material suppliers. Corian Quality Network What does this mean and why does this matter? This means that our workmanship,

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Worktops Scratch!

This statement includes Solid Surfaces such as Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durat, Avonite and Tristone … as well as wood, granite, marble, stainless steel Silestone, Caesarstone, laminate, quartz, engineered stone: No Surface is Indestructible! When choosing your work surface don’t be fooled into believing that Solid Surface is much softer than granite and therefore scratches more readily. Yes it is true

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What do we mean by bespoke?

We talk a lot about bespoke fabrication of the products we offer, this is because everything we manufacture is handcrafted to specific sizes and shapes, even items produced for rollouts are treated as if they are one of a kind and manufactured by hand.We are proud to fabricate from Solid Surface material due to the

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We offer a HUGE choice of decors for any project!

A challenge for any project is to decide on the right décor for the design, especially for counter surfaces, reception desks, troughs and vanities, as these areas are often prominent and used frequently. Because we work with a variety of materials, including Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durat, Avonite and Tristone  etc we are confident that there will be something that

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Did you know Solid Surface is Non Porous?

Did you know that Solid Surface is non porous, meaning that liquid, stains and germs cannot penetrate its’ surface. This is true of all Solid Surface materials we work with, including Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durat, Avonite and Tristone If cared for and cleaned properly, the growth of mould, mildew, bacteria and other nasty things can be avoided, unlike other

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We at BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd, are really pleased and proud to have achieved both CHAS and SMAS again this year, which again shows how committed we are to the Health and Safety of our employees, as well as remaining Compliant. For more information please take a look at our website, where you can

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