Thanks to a wave of decidedly modern applications, laminate countertops —actually, laminate anything —are shedding their dated reputation. That isn’t to say that the old stuff is suddenly a good thing; if you decide to purchase a fixer-upper with a peeling faux-granite Formica countertop in the kitchen, we aren’t going to stop you ripping that trash right out. But before you begin, or even before you go furniture shopping, get it out of your head that this material is only evil.

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