Melamine Kitchen Cabinets
Melamine kitchen cabinets are known for their attractiveness, durability, and affordability.
Due to its construction, melamine is an incredibly popular option for kitchen and bathroom cabinets worldwide. In the USA melamine is mostly used for office furniture.
How melamine boards and doors are made?
Melamine board is a particleboard laminated with hard plastic material also know as melamine resin. Melamine boards used for kitchen cabinets are made by fusing multiple layers of resin and paper sheets and bonding it to particleboard.
The melamine resin on the particleboard creates an impenetrable outer layer that resists chipping, scratches and dents.
Melamine doors are highly durable and easy to clean, what make them a great choice for budget-conscious homeowners. Melamine cabinets are resistant to many of the common issues in a kitchen, whether it is excessive moisture, heat or stains. Melamine cabinets can be manufactured to simulate the look of wood. They are also available in a variety of finishes, colors and styles.
– Resistant to common cleaning products and chemicals
– Better moisture and heat resistant when compared to wood
– Better resistance to dents and scratched than wood
– Sleek and elegant design
– Large range of color and shading options
– Hygienic and easy to maintain
Lower cost than wood cabinets
– Heavier than wood cabinets and more difficult to install.
– Susceptible to moisture penetration at the joints
– Chipping or cracking may require refinishing or replacement of the door
Melamine cabinets care instructions
Melamine cabinets do not require any special maintenance. It is generally easy to clean. As a general rule,stains and spilled substances such as tea, coffee and wine should be cleaned up immediately, as the cleaning effort increases if they are left to dry. When cleaning is necessary, use mild domestic cleaners or soaps that have no abrasive ingredients, then wipe with warm water, removing all traces of the cleaning agent, to prevent streaks forming. Dry with a clean, absorbent cloth or paper towels.
The following cleaning agents should not be used:
– abrasive agents as abrasive powders, pads or steel wool
– detergents with strong acids and acids salts as bleach
– steam cleaning equipment