Pros and cons of acrylic laminates


Interior design trends have gone through quite a shift in the past couple of years.  Interior designers are constantly striving to find new ideas to revamp house spaces. Anyone would agree that an aesthetic house interior has the power to impact the people living in it more than you can imagine. No wonder everyone puts in their best efforts to make an appealing interior design. When it comes to amping up your home space decorative laminates are becoming everyone’s favourite. Effortlessly transform the outlook of any space into something classy, elegant and contemporary by refurbishing them with laminate sheets. Their versatility and ease of use are making them replace traditional resurfacing materials quite fast.

Although it can be quite intimidating to find the right kind out of the available options on the market. To make things easier for you, we at Royale Touche Laminates are offering you an endless variety of decorative laminates.

You are sure to find something to fit your budget and style from our extensive laminate catalog Bring your imagination to life with the various textures, colors and patterns available in digital laminates. We even offer customisation to suit your needs and preferences.

Such laminates can be used on multiple surfaces such as walls, floors, cabinets, shelves, kitchen tops and even desks to make them look new. They are the best cost-effective alternatives to traditional resurfacing materials like wood, granite, marble and so on. Achieve stunning interior decor without burning a hole in your pockets.

The extensive variety of colors, designs and patterns will allow you to play around with your creativity within the budget. These high-pressure laminates not only look luxurious but also are quite durable. They are highly resistant to scratches, smudges, water, fire, and wear and tear.

Another aspect making  digital laminates all the rage is their ease of installation and maintenance. They need minimum time and effort to get installed in any space. They are extremely easy to clean and maintain making them perfect for both homes and commercial spaces.

Some of the most popular digital laminates are

  • Wood finish laminated
  • Matte finish laminates
  • Textured laminates
  • Glossy laminates
  • Acrylic laminates
  • PVC laminates
  • Exterior laminates
  • Antibacterial laminates

What are acrylic laminates?

Let’s talk about acrylic laminates which are mostly used in kitchen interior decoration. Lacquer or high gloss finish on laminate sheets are used to make these highly durable and shiny laminates. Acrylic laminates do not come in matte finishes. Hence, they are the most suitable for the upper cabinets of a modular kitchen. The glossy material of these decorative laminates can accumulate a lot of dust, oil, and grease in the kitchen.

Pros of using acrylic laminates on different surfaces

Now that we know that acrylic laminates are all the rage now among interior designers and homeowners, let’s dig deeper into the advantages of using these in your interior.

  • Contributes to the Aesthetics of your kitchen decor

Using acrylic finish laminates will undeniably add up to your kitchen interior aesthetic manifold. It is the primary reason to use such laminate sheets on kitchen cabinets as it imparts a stunning glossy effect. With the variety of available colours and designs, you can make your kitchen look modern and sleek.

  • Variety of options

If you want some custom-made designs or colours for your kitchen cabinets or countertops, then acrylic should be your first choice. With these laminates, customization will be of no issue at all. This will allow you to pick the sheets according to your needs and preferences.

  • Extremely durable

Acrylic laminates are known for their durability. No other material will make your kitchen cabinets as long-lasting as acrylic. A kitchen is a place where there will be a lot of heat produced and a durable and fade-proof material like acrylic will keep your kitchen looking as good as new for years.

  • No hassle of maintenance

With minimum time and effort, you can keep them clean. Using a damp cloth to wipe off the surface every day is enough to maintain them for several years.

Cons of acrylic laminates

  • Cost is on the higher side

Acrylic laminates fall into the category of premium quality laminate material. Hence, the price is on the higher side. If you are on a tight budget then you may look for some other more economic substitutes.

  • Replacement

Replacement of acrylic kitchen cabinets can be a little difficult as it involves both time and investment.