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Shhh….the best kept secret in Interior Fit Out……

Have you ever found yourself working on a project that needs that WOW factor, that extra β€œsomething” that you just cannot quite find? Then it’s time to consider a truly unique product – Solid Surface. Inspired by nature, with some colours that truly emulate those of stone, marble and granite, Solid Surface is a worthy addition to

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Running a family Business πŸ’œ

When my parents (Betty & David) asked me to join my family business 21 years ago, little did I know what I was getting myself into, or how exciting but downright challenging it would be. Working with my parents, who I had not lived with in several years, was the first huge learning curve. Don’t

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What is Solid Surface and why should you ❀️ it?

What exactly 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

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» N πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» N is for Non Porous Due to its chemical composition Solid Surface is entirely non porous. This gives it an enormous advantage over other surface materials, as it is entirely watertight, stain resistant and germ 🦠 repellant. N is also for Neutral There are many neutral colours, in the palette of Solid

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» M πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» M is for Monolithic One excellent feature of Solid Surface is that, due to its chemical composition, it can be fabricated into large, monolithic structures. βœ… M is also for Modern Solid Surface is a modern, contemporary material, that offers a huge choice of colours and is perfect for just about any

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUESβœ…βœ…

We are now up to …. πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» L πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» L is for Limitless Solid Surface as a very versatile product is almost limitless in what can be achieved using it. It can be fabricated into huge sizes, wallng, trough and vanity sinks, laboratory tops. The list of possibilities is infinite and limited only by the

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – WEEK 11 πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

This week we are up to …..πŸ₯ πŸ₯ πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» K πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» K is for Kaleidoscope 🌈 Solid Surface is an every evolving material with a kaleidoscope of colours suitable for any application. As it is entirely man made, colours can be produced that are in step with current trends and styles, ensuring there is a

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Throwback Thursday πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

Today we would like to look back at a lovely sink unit we produced for one of our domestic clients. Made from #Corian Glacier White, the client was ecstatic with the end result and went on to have a further three bathroom vanities produced! While we are here we would like to remind you of

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It’s official- we’re back πŸ‘πŸ» πŸŽ‰

After six long weeks we have finally reopened the doors to our factory to get fabricating again! Shutting the doors on 23rd March, following government guidelines to stay home, was a difficult decision to make πŸ₯Ί There have been many moments of doubt over this decision, but we stand by our belief of health over

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – WEEK 10 πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

This week we are reaching …. πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» J πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» J is for Joins One of the biggest advantages of opting for Solid Surface in your project is the ability to join the material together, with inconspicuous seams. This is how we can achieve the sleek, clean, sweeping, shapes, sizes and curves that other materials cannot

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES – WEEK 9 βœ…βœ…

This week we are reaching …. πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» I πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» I is for Inconspicuous Why is inconspicuous so important to Solid Surface fabrication? Well, when fabricated correctly, using the correct techniques and products, the joins of Solid Surface are regarded as inconspicuous, meaning that they should be indiscernible to the naked eye. πŸ‘€ This is especially

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BSF- WE ARE 22 TODAY!! πŸŽ‚ 🎊 πŸŽ‰

Who’d have thought we’d start our 22nd year of trading in lockdown?! πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ So much has happened in the last 20 years – where to begin?!! Well we made it through 1999 and the millennium bug unscathed. But in 2001 the world 🌍 changed forever with 9/11. Since that time we’ve had the The War

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How aware are you of your surroundings?

The current situation with the coronavirus pandemic has made everyone more aware than ever of their own, and others’ personal hygiene.😷 Some public vanity units, whilst attractive enough, have gaps for muck, water and other nasties 🦠to lurk and are not always the cleanest. Quite often there may be a fair amount of surface splash

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE – WEEK SEVEN 🎺 🎺 πŸ“£ πŸŽ‰ πŸ₯

This week our series is continuing with ……. here it is …… πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» G πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» G is for Germ Resistant 🦠 One of the most important factors to consider about Solid Surface is that due to its composition it is entirely non-porous, germ repellant and antibacterial ‼️ If you add to this, the material can

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First impressions count don’t they?

When you go to the doctors and everybody around you is sneezing and coughing how does this make you feel? If you glance over at the reception area and you see it is nice and clean and kept tidy, does this fill you with more confidence? πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ How about if you knew that the reception desk

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A NEW ERA πŸ€πŸ‘πŸ»

We have embarked on the beginning of the end of an era, as we recently had our company meeting to formally announce the retirement date for our Chairman David, my dad, which has been earmarked for December 2020. At this meeting we exchanged ideas, confirmed our promotion of Allison to Office Manager, discussed our plans

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES- WEEK SIX βœ…

This week the series continues with……. πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» FπŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» F is for Flexible One of the key unique selling points of Solid Surface is its flexibility. It can be manipulated and heat treated into a wide variety of curves and shapes, that other less malleable products cannot achieve.‼️ Because of this chemical attribute, it can be

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CAN YOU MAKE THIS? THEY SAID… YOU CAN GUESS OUR ANSWER!πŸ€”

When we were approached last year, by a very old customer, to manufacture egg πŸ₯š shaped retail display units, we jumped at the chance to take on this challenge! πŸ’ͺ🏻 A large number of these units were produced using 9mm Black Hi Macs combined with 6mm Avonite Snowfall. These spherical shapes had to be carefully

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES- WEEK FIVE πŸŽ‰ πŸ₯³

This week sees me carrying on the series with… yes you know it! πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» E πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» E is for Evolution 🌎 Solid Surface, as a product, has evolved and changed over the past 40 plus years since its invention. πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ What was once available only in white, supplied as a kitchen counter top material, is

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WHO HATES INDUSTRY JARGON?

Have you ever asked a supplier a simple question only to be met with a load of words that don’t make sense? πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ I think we are all guilty of adopting jargon in how we speak, whatever industry we work in.πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ I have noticed myself that, at times, I’m guilty of using industry terms (

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE CONTINUES- WEEK FOUR- D βœ…πŸ™ŒπŸ»

This week sees me carrying on the series with….wait for it.. πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» D πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» D is for Donald Slocum πŸ‘ πŸ‘ Donald Slocum is credited as being the inventor of Dupont Corian, the first Solid Surface introduced into the marketplace. His desire was to invent a material that was: βœ… Non porous, being also stain,

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We are often asked what makes us different?

There are the obvious answers – we are a specialist, three dimensional fabricator of Solid Surface etc But what makes us special and unique? βœ… We are a genuine, full on family business on our second generation. βœ… We provide excellent customer service because we genuinely care βœ… We strive to always meet clients demands

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A-Z OF SOLID SURFACE CHALLENGE- WEEK THREE βœ… C

This week’s letter is dum, dum, dum……….. πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ» C πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ»πŸ‘ˆπŸ» C is for Choice πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ There is a huge choice of colours available in Solid Surface – there really is something for every application ‼️ There are sparkly colours, perfect for projects looking for a bit of β€œbling”, there are marble effect colours, very popular

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The A-Z of Solid Surface continues with B

B is for Bespoke. πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Bespoke is at the heart of who we are and what we do and one of the real advantages of using Solid Surface. Everything made from Solid Surface is bespoke, luxurious and made to order, meaning that every item is entirely unique. πŸ™ŒπŸ» B is also for Bathroom πŸ› Did

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Understanding the world of Solid Surface!

To us, the world of Solid Surface is a mighty interesting place! The products are amazing and versatile, BUT, how to convey this to people who do not inhabit our world, without being overly technical can be a challenge. So, we decided to embark on an A-Z series to help educate you on what we

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What sets Solid Surface apart from the crowd?

Due to the chemical composition of products such as Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex and Avonite, there a number of attributes that can be more advantageous than other materials such as marble, granite, engineered stone, quartz and wood. These include, but are not limited to, the fact that they are all completely non porous, germ

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Sysmex House Reception

What sets BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd apart from the crowd?

What sets us apart? We are a friendly, helpful, approachable and knowledgeable family run fabricator of Solid Surfaces, bringing over forty years of shopfitting experience into how we approach projects. This enables us to spot pitfalls and swerve the problems before they become real issues. We are honest and completely believe in what we offer, striving

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Forbury Place

BSF achieves SSIP Accreditation again in 2018!!

As a fabricator and installer of Corian, Hi Macs, Staron, Hanex, Durat, Avonite and Tristone as well as the other major brands ofSolid Surface, all of which we are pleased to include in our portfolio of materials, we are more than aware of site requirements and our responsibilities. We are extremely pleased to confirm that we have

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London Transport Museum Reception Desk

Who are we – BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd

Besides being an expert fabricator of all the major brands of Solid Surface, BSF Solid Surfaces is a friendly, approachable, family-run business. As a family run business we endeavour to maintain the core principles of who we are, offering integrity and an honest, ethical approach to our customers and suppliers alike. This attitude has earnt

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Re-finished vanity top

How ‘Repairable’ is Solid Surface?

Not wishing to repeat a theme, but here at BSF we are quite often asked about the differences between Solid Surface, natural stone (Quartz, Marble), and indeed other man-made products such as Silestone and Ceasarstone.  One of the biggest differences – outside of things such as Solid Surface being non-porous and shapeable in 3-dimensions –

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Website

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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Diageo Bishops Stortford

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. Β· Germs cannot live on it making it ideal for clean areas

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McAfee Bespoke Unit

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 occurs Seamless: no joins for dirt to get caught up in Coved upstands:

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Forbury Place

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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BSF Solid Surfaces Ltd

22 Tallon Road, Hutton, Brentwood, Essex CM13 1TJ

Tel: 01277 263603

Email: [email protected]

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Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm

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