Benefits of Laminated Wood Casework
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Benefits of Laminated Wood Casework

When choosing wood or laminate, you might have questions about whether laminate is a quality choice. For some individuals, it may be perceived as an option that can't match up to wood, but this could be further from the truth. R.C. Smith specializes in wood and laminate projects, so here's more to help you make a decision.


One of the first benefits of choosing laminate is how durable it is. This is particularly true if it is being applied in an area with temperature fluctuations or large amounts of moisture in the air. Because laminates are resistant to temperature changes, they are less prone to cracking or warping over time. In addition to this, they conceal damages more easily than solid wood, which means their aesthetics will not change as easily as wood.


Laminate is also less expensive than purchasing solid wood, and it still offers the same visual effect you may be seeking. In most cases, it will cost less than a set of wooden cabinets that are comparable, so if you are looking to save some money, laminate might be your best bet when it comes to custom casework.

Easy Maintenance

If you have less time upkeeping, your custom millwork laminate might be the right choice. The material is well known for having easy maintenance, which means that minimal scrubbing will be involved. If there are any splashes or residue buildup, they can be wiped off more easily than with wood. Laminate also does not fade over time which means there is no need to reface the cabinets unless you choose to make a change.


Another reason to choose laminate is because of its flexible style. It comes in hundreds of different colors and finishes, and these can be customized to fit any environment they are going to be installed in. It is even available in a natural wood variety, so it mimics the look of real wood at a more reasonable price.

Easy Installation

One of the last reasons to choose laminate is because it is easily applied with the refacing process. Having a less complicated project means less time and money spent on the task and more in your pocket.

Professional Services at Your Fingertips

As you can see, laminate has many benefits, so understanding your priorities can help in your decision. R.C. Smith works with only the highest-quality materials and offers you professional experience that you can count on in the Minnesota area. We specialize in multiple options ranging from healthcare cabinets to retail display cases, and we know how to get the job done right from start to finish.


We are locally trusted and ready to help you, so contact us or give us a call at 800-747-7648.

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