Commonly Asked Questions

 

Does stainless steel scratch? – Stainless Steel will develop wear and use scratches as it ages over time. These will in no way affect the performance, and your stainless steel countertop can be refinished down the road. Our antique finish is an excellent choice to help hide fingerprints, smudges, and scratches. Our matte finish can be touched up with an orbital palm sander and 120 grit sandpaper at any time.

Can stainless dent? – Yes, it can. If you accidentally drop something hard enough to dent our countertops, you will break or crack most granite. Our indoor countertops are backed by Formaldehyde-Free MDF for superior dent resistance.

How much do you charge per square foot? – Our countertops are turnkey units ready to be attached to your base cabinets. Pricing starts around $75 per sq ft to include insurance, crating and shipping.

How long does it take to manufacture this countertop? – From the time the order is placed, most orders typically leave our facility in 21-30 days. Complex or larger projects can take up to 45 days.

Do you guys deliver to…? – Yes, we deliver to all 50 states.

How long does shipping take to my state? – Although this can vary, typical shipments on the east coast arrive in 2-3 days. Shipments going to the west coast typically take 4-5 days.

How can we prevent scratches? – Our antique and matte finish offers superior protection against scratches and heavy use. Always clean and wipe with the grain direction to minimize scratches.

Do you offer sinks? – Yes, we offer seamless integral welded single & double bowl sinks in any size.

Do you have installers in my state? – We currently offer installation in North Carolina and surrounding states on a case by case basis.

Could you give me a shipping ETA? –  Prior to your shipment being picked up by the freight company, we will email your bill of lading. When your items arrive at the freight terminal nearest your location, the freight carrier will call to schedule delivery. Although we can check the status of a shipment, we don’t have access to an exact time that delivery will take place.

What’s MDF? – Medium Density Fiberboard – MDF is an acronym for Medium Density Fiberboard great substrate option for countertops, we use a Formaldehyde-Free Variety for indoor applications and Marine-Grade MDF for exterior use.

How long can you make countertops? – Without a seam, we can make countertops up to 144 inches long and up to 72 inches wide.

How much do they weigh? – Countertops to include shipping materials weigh around 12 lbs per sq ft, without shipping materials around 7 lbs per sq ft.

 

What Are The Benefits of Stainless Steel?

 

Stainless is Durable – Stainless counters are virtually indestructible.  Heat, stains, and water are impervious to stainless.  Meaning you can set a hot pan, spill food coloring, and forget to sop up liquids on your stainless steel counters and the surface will remain unaffected.

Stainless is Eco-Friendly – Stainless steel counters are made of fabricated stainless steel and are 100% recyclable.  Stainless steel is considered a “green” material because it can be reused and recycled.  Decrease your overall carbon footprint by choosing stainless counters for your kitchen.

Stainless is Stylish and Modern Looking – Frankly, stainless steel counters look clean and chic.  If you are looking for style combined with substance, stainless counters are the answer.

Stainless is Stain-Proof – Go ahead and relax when red wine splashes or when coffee drips on your counter, stainless counters are unable to get stained.   Due to the non-porous surface, you can relax and be comfortable letting stainless countertops get messy.

Stainless is a Safe Surface – Stainless steel countertops are non-porous, foods and liquids are unable to be absorbed.   No harsh chemicals or bleach are needed to sanitize stainless steel counters.  Simply wiping down stainless with mild soap on a soft cloth is all you need to make the surface clean, clean and free of bacteria.

Stainless is the Chef’s Preference – If you’ve ever seen the inside of a restaurant kitchen, you’ve probably noticed that the countertops are made from stainless steel.  Because of stainless’ durability and easy-to-clean surface, culinary professionals choose stainless more than any other countertop surface.

Stainless is Easy-to-Clean – Unlike granite and butcher block wood, stainless counters are a breeze to sanitize.  No need for any special products or chemicals.  After use, simply wipe down with mild detergent applied to a soft cloth, and you’re done.