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Mr T

Six months later: All our concerns have been addressed and Magnet have done us proud. The first fitter really screwed things up but the second, Ben, from Brighton's Oaklands Kitchens, has made us an amazing new kitchen. The compact laminate is immensely tough, completely water tight and with Ben's finishing looks amazing. The drainer grooves look cool in an otherwise unbroken length of worktop and joints are invisible. I accidentally pushed a drill bit through a mirror's frame about a week after the kitchen was finished. Any other worktop material would have been ruined but the compact laminate is so tough it doesn't show a mark.

The downside: my pasta machine's clamp that wouldn't fit the old 50mm worktops now doesn't fit the 12.5mm ones as they are too thin.

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Julie Chilvers

Wondering if Ben would fit my worktops

   
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Mr T

Give Oaklands Kitchens a call. Ben did a top quality job, worked hard and preferred to be left on his own. He worked solidly all day until early evening when we helped him to clear up every day as we thought he was working TOO HARD!


I've just notice above it says laminate worktops are irreparable. However you can get compact laminate repair kits, basically resin and hardener in the right colour.

   

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