You have to be really patient while choosing a laminate surfacing countertop. Heavy objects combined with unexpected impacts can chip edges, for instance carrying a microwave and unintentionally dropping it onto your countertop could perhaps result in chips in edges. Laminate countertops offer you more alternatives for the edges. Strike the surface of the countertop with a solid object like a vessel or a spoon to check its toughness. There's a considerably large range of the color, texture and pattern of laminate counter tops we have these days. If you would like to enjoy a rich color, favor the design on the laminate countertops which makes the scratches almost invisible.