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Solid Surface Kitchen Worktops

Solid Surface kitchen worktops never go out of style As a fabricator of all the major brands of Solid Surface – Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durasein etc we pride ourselves on being able to offer a colour/ pattern to suit everyone. What advantages do you gain from selecting a Solid Surface worktop? No joins!

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The changing face of the Solid Surface Industry

The Solid Surface Industry, like any industry, is ever evolving and changing. Issues we have faced over the past year have been cost changes, supply issues on some materials and an alteration of how materials are held in the UK. In order to ensure that our customers are kept up to date as much as

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Solid Surface in Vertical and Horizontal Applications

It is amazing when you think about the very many uses for Solid Surface, it is a truly versatile material that can be used just about anywhere, within reason. This infographic puts, into very simple terms, some of the areas where Solid Surface is used on a regular basis, both vertical and horizontal. As Solid

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Solid Surface Industry Terms

In any industry there will be terms that are “jargon” and are not necessarily well known by those who do not use them regularly. The Solid Surface Industry is no exception this. The following are terms that are used on a regular basis, so it seems fair to provide a summary of those we use

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Corian® Quality Network Partnership

In 2003, 19 years ago, BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd first became a part of the Corian Quality Network. It was considered a big achievement then and just as big an acheivement now. We are pleased to state that BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd has continued to be part of the Corian® Quality Network Partnership. This partnership

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Solid Surface -10 most frequently asked questions

Cutting through the confusion When a project names Solid Surface as the material, it can immediately conjure up questions for the person that needs to source it. It can be stressful and overwhelming scrolling through endless content on google at a time when you need a quick, straight to the point, honest answer. This is when

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What is Solid Surface?

What is Solid Surface? Inspired by nature, with some colours that truly emulate those of stone, marble and granite, Solid Surface is a worthy addition to the ranks of other, luxurious, natural products and engineered stone. It has been used in many well known and revered places, including Buckingham Palace, Harrods and for the Kingdom

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Solid Surface fabricators in Essex- stunning worktop providers

“Family Run Solid Surface Fabricators In Essex” BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd is a family run Solid Surface fabricator, based in Essex, and not far from the bright lights of London, providing the solution to your worktop needs. Innovative and imaginative, we use the latest technology to make your vision for a stunning Solid Surface kitchen

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The first question we are often asked is..

What exactly is Solid Surface? 🤷🏻‍♀️ I could blind you with a lot of jargon, science mumbo jumbo BUT the simple answer is … 🎺 It is a man made stone.💁🏻‍♀️ What’s in this man made stone I hear you ask? It’s a hard as stone material, made from a combination of acrylic and a

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How are you spending your time now we are back in lockdown?

Browsing the internet? 🤓 Perusing the online shops? Maybe you’re considering something for your home, office, workspace? 🙂 We might have just the thing for you, in our new range of affordable, space saving, hygienic and stylish tables- Xen Tableau, all designed by Paul Bailey 🤩 If you’d like to know more, please just give us a

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Technique is so important!

There are so many specialist techniques and skills employed in the world of Solid Surface, that combine together to manufacture the fantastic pieces we have a reputation for producing. 🙋🏻‍♀️ This little video shows a member of our team sanding, carefully, using the appropriate grit sanding paper, combined with a festool rotex sander, our sander

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Introducing Xen Tableau- Our New Launch!

Being in the family business for so long, one thing I have always wanted to launch is a table offering. Our customers have often asked us to create a range of products, that they can buy, almost off the shelf, whilst still retaining the stunning, design and unique style of Solid Surface. We finally decided

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Do you offer impartial advice?

Many industries have a number of products, for example your mortgage broker may provide a choice of three or four offers and you choose the option that best suits your needs. The Solid Surface Industry is the same, where there are many fabulous brands to choose from! 💁🏻‍♀️ We are proud of the fact that

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WHAT ARE YOU AN EXPERT IN?

We are experts in the fabrication of Solid Surface‼️ With 20 plus years of experience, you can be sure that we are going to offer a quality product, backed by the manufacturers guarantee, as we are a licensed fabricator of all the major brands of Solid Surface. 🙌🏻 Solid Surface is a sleek, modern alternative

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Solid Surface:10 most frequently asked questions

Cutting through the confusion When a project names Solid Surface as the material, it can immediately conjure up questions for the person that needs to source it. It can be stressful and overwhelming scrolling through endless content on google at a time when you need a quick, straight to the point, honest answer. This is when

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COMPARING LIKE FOR LIKE…

Do you ever compare things that are actually entirely different to each other? 💁🏻‍♀️ This is often the case with Solid Surface. which is regularly compared to marble, granite, quartz and stone. 🤩Yes, they are all considered high end materials, used for same and/or similar things. 🤩Yes they are all attractive to the eye. 🤩Yes

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Hygiene has never been so important… how can we help? 😷

Covid-19 has swept across the world, highlighting the need for hygiene and cleanliness more than ever! On the rare occasions I am out now (let’s face it none of us are getting out much at the moment) I find myself taking more notice than ever of my surroundings, evaluating how clean and tidy an area

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A FABRICATOR IS ONLY AS GOOD AS THEIR FITTING TEAM…

Drum 🥁 roll please….. introducing BSF’s fitting teams Please be upstanding for our fitting teams and raise a glass 🥃 to Neil, Brian, Alan and Anthony. The unsung heroes who go to site and make the magic happen ✨ Who battle against all odds ( ok other trades- tilers , plumbers, electricians, floor layers etc)

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Meet the team behind the scenes

They say behind every great man stands an even greater woman. In our case it’s a great team behind us! 😍 We would like celebrate our fabulous team…. drum roll please 🥁 Introducing: ☑️ Nicola MD☑️ Paul- Estimating / Production Director and my brother as well as being my partner in crime☑️ Allison- Office Manager-

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How do you choose the right Solid Surface for your project?

With so many brands of Solid Surface available, how do you know which one to choose for your project? Solid Surface, the sleek, sexy, younger relation to other more well established materials such as stone, marble and granite, offers a more modern, contemporary, alternative solution. Sometimes misunderstood, this material can enhance projects in so many

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Solid Surface – Interactive online team training

How can understanding the world of Solid Surface benefit you and your team? The luxury surface market is an extremely competitive and saturated market with a very wide variety of choice of materials, including marble, granite, stone, Solid Surface, engineered stone etc. This can make understanding and choosing the right product for a job, both

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – 🎉 🍷

Here we go …….nearing the end now 🧨 🎇 🎆 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 Y 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 Y is for for Yield One key feature of Solid Surface is the ability to optimise the sheet, therefore maximising the yield of the material 🙋🏻‍♀️ Y is also for Youth Solid Surface is considered a youthful product in the hard surface

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES 🍸🍸

Here we go …☄️☄️ Ok here we are with….this one hasn’t beaten us 💪🏻 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 X 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 X is for for Xenon Solid Surface is available in various shades of Xenon, otherwise known as yellow. 🟡 X is also for Xesturgy Xesturgy is another word for polishing. We polish the items we manufacture from Solid

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES 🥳🎉

Just like that we are up to ……😊 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 W 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 W is for for Washroom 🛁 Solid Surface is the perfect material to choose for washrooms, as it is entirely non porous, hygienic, germ 🦠 repellant, stain resistant and waterproof. The material is so ingenious it can be used to form vanity sinks, trough

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES 🤩🤩

Today the letter is…..🥁🥁 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 V 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 V is for Versatile Versatile is an excellent way to describe Solid Surface‼️ How many other materials can be made onto horizontal surfaces for counter tops, or heat treated and thermoformed into moulded curves and shapes? Or can be used as walling which is sculpted or turned into

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – 🔥🔥

This time the letter is….. 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 U 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 U is for Unique Solid Surface is a unique hard surface material, for so many reasons! 🙋🏻‍♀️ It can be heated to high temperatures making it more pliable than other material, enabling it to be thermoformed into many differing shapes and sizes. 💥 It can also be

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES 🔥🔥

Today the letter is…….💥💥 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 T 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 T is for Thermoforming One of the most fantastic attributes of acrylic Solid Surface is its’ ability to be thermoformed into funky curves, shapes and sizes, that other materials cannot achieve. This is due to its’ chemical composition. 💥 Thermoforming is where Solid Surface is heat treated, using

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – ✅✅

The letter is 🔥🔥 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 S 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 S is for Solid Surface Solid Surface is a unique, solid material, which is a durable, hard wearing, hygienic alternative to natural stone, marble and granite. 🤩 As it is completely solid, it is also colour consistent and totally non porous. S is also for Sleek Solid Surface

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – ✅✅

The letter is 🔥🔥 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 R 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 R is for Revolutionary Solid Surface revolutionised the hard surface market when it was first introduced in the 1960’s due to its chemical composition, hygienic properties and material capabilities. It continues to revolutionise as the palette of colours keep evolving, together with complementary sinks and vanities. R is

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – 💥💥

👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 Q 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 Q is for Quality Being a Quality Network Industrial Partner of Corian and a Quality Club member of Hi Macs enables us to reassure our customers that we are a Solid Surface Fabricator that can be trusted!!🙋🏻‍♀️ With our skilled craftsman working with only the highest quality materials, our clients can rely

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES 💥💥

This time the letter is …… 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 P 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 P is for Pharmaceutical One of our most prestigious projects was for the pharmaceutical company NAPP Pharmaceuticals, fabricated onto a formed carcass and entirely clad in Solid Surfaces 🌟 P is also for Premier Solid Surface is the perfect material choice for premier projects due to

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES ✅✅

👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 O 👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻 O is for Office A great deal of the work we get involved with is in office fit out, providing items made from Solid Surface such as tea points, reception desks, wash troughs, privacy screens and many other items. 👍🏻 O is also for Original The beauty of using Solid Surface is

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