Laminate countertop sheets – Kitchen remodeling is one of the best ways to use household remodeling dollars. Updated kitchens create more value in a home, making it appreciates in money value and increases its ability to sell. New countertops can make a big impact on a kitchen. Especially if you are removing old sheet laminate and replacing it with newer. More popular surfaces like granite, stone or Corian. Removing sheet laminate from countertops is a laborious task that requires a lot of patience. But it does not require hiring a professional.
Then, you put a tarp or plastic sheet on the floor around the cabinet. Pour paint thinner into a small spray bottle. Cutting an opening in one end of the laminate by pushing a utility knife between the laminate countertop sheets and the worktop. Be sure you are cutting through the adhesive between the laminate and the kitchen table and not in either of surfaces.
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Work a small metal putty knife into the slot and lift up the laminate countertop sheets from the kitchen table as high as it will go. Then, spray paint thinner in the opening and let it sit for a few minutes. Slide the spatula further in the adhesive, release a second portion of the laminate from the kitchen table. Repeat spray and loosen the process as many times as necessary to release the entire laminate sheet. You can push the wooden dowels underneath the laminate to help hold it to spray glue. If the loose laminate becomes too large and unmanageable. Or you can no longer reach below to work. And also cut loose laminate away with a jigsaw or rotary tool.