The premiere surface in today's homes is clearly that group of materials
referred to generically as Solid Surfacing. C. Mather Co. has specialized in
producing custom counters since the introduction of the earliest solid surfacing
Solid Surfacing products such as Corian® by DuPont, WilsonArt's Gibraltar®,Avonite®,
Hi-Macs®, etc. have become the first choice
of consumers who demand the highest quality, performance and beauty from their
Design Flexibility: Any size, shape and profile is possible with solid
surfacing. it is the same color and pattern throughout, which means that it can
be carved, or milled into any shape. The adhesive system used for joining pieces
together makes nearly invisible seams, so even the largest counter becomes, in
effect, one piece.
||Add undermount sinks, carved in drainboards, borders, and color inlays, and the
design possibilities are unlimited.
With hundreds of colors and patterns to choose from, and more introduced
regularly, solid surface can enhance any decor or design scheme. A solid
surface countertop is distinctive and can be the centerpiece of the best of
A preferred food preparation surface in restaurants and institutional
kitchens, the hard, non-porous material resists staining and is easier to
sanitize than most other surfaces. These materials have a track record of
durability that allows manufacturers to offer a 10-year limited warranty.
click on image for more about repairs
|Solid surfacing is unique among countertop products in its reparability.
The seaming capability facilitates the replacement of damaged sections of
top without having to replace the whole top. Scratches and scuffs can be
sanded out by the homeowner. Try doing that with tile, granite, or laminate!
There is quite possibly
no better material for bath vanity tops as Solid surface. All the advantages
of the kitchen tops, but less likely to encounter hard scratching, etc.,
Solid surface vanity tops can be shaped, sculpted, inlaid, coved, and
installed with integral sinks to fit almost any shape or corner the bath can
throw at it.
This vanity top features a coved splash, a seam mounted
sink, and a scalloped front edge.
||Tub and shower surrounds:
clean Solid surface wet walls with cleanser, pine cleaners, etc. Custom
inlays and routes add effects such as tile, without grout. Recessed or
surface mounted soap and shampoo caddies can be made from the same durable
material, for extra convenience.
Click on image for more photos.
Outside the Home:
Solid Surface products are showing up in an expanding
diversity of products. Travel trailers, like that pictured here, boats,
campers, poolside, outdoor signage, etc. Anywhere, that water resistance,
low maintenance, and lasting quality must blend with beauty, and diversity.
Closer look of countertop in travel
trailer. This countertop features a cove inlay backsplash, and an
under mounted stainless steel sink with a fitted cutting board. Most
residential countertops are not fitted out this well. Yours, however could
Call us to find out how.
All the images on all of our web pages, as well as our brochure pages
are jobs performed by Mather Countertop Systems.
Key Benefits for Solid surface tops
|Very low maintenance.|
|Can be fabricated with coved splashes, seam mounted sinks, inlays, etc.|
|Solid surface scratches easier than stone, and does not possess as high a
|More costly than laminate.|
|Dark solid surface surface colors show scratches more than lighter color,
due to a process known as "whitecapping".|
Most common solid surface products used in the fabrication
of a Mathertop: