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Everything you need to make informed decisions about showers, countertops, and the materials and processes that go into producing them.

The Science of Solid Surfaces

If you’ve been conducting research about the best options for your next shower, countertop or sink, you might be running into the term “solid surface” quite a bit. You might be asking yourself, “What in the world is a solid surface?” Basically, a solid surface is exactly what it sounds like: a surface that is solid. But that’s probably not the answer you’re seeking. So that you can make the best possible decision about upgrading your countertop, shower or sink, I’m going to explain what a solid surface is and the process we go through here at Tower Industries to ensure you get the best solid surface product available.

Whether you’re weighing your options for a commercial space or a residential space, it’s important to understand the manufacturing process for solid surfaces.

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Top 5 Kitchen Styles & Trends

Are you in love with your kitchen? Or are you desperately trying to figure out how to breathe new life into an old, boring space? Your kitchen is arguably the most important room in your home. It’s where guests gather during a party, where the family sits down at the end of a long day to share a meal, and where all of that magic happens at the stove. It’s not about keeping up with the Joneses; it’s about having the living, cooking and eating space that you really deserve.

We’ve compiled some of the latest kitchen styles & trends below to help you get started on that kitchen remodel today.

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Tower Industries vs. Big Box Stores

We understand why people are drawn to big box stores, like Lowe’s and Home Depot. The prices are typically lower, there are tons of store locations (which is convenient), and there’s a pretty good selection available through which customers can browse.

However, if you have to buy a new shower base every five years, is it actually cheaper? Is it really more convenient? Here at Tower Industries, we think it’s more cost effective and convenient when your shower base, kitchen countertop, bathroom sink or other surface actually lasts.

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How to Remove Spray Paint from a Fiberglass Shower

You might be wondering why we’re writing an article about removing spray paint from a fiberglass surface, especially considering we don’t manufacture fiberglass showers here at Tower Industries. Well, believe it or not, we’re writing this article because this is a question we’ve been asked by clients a time or two.

So how do you remove spray paint from a fiberglass shower?

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Solid Surfaces & the Cost of Ownership

It’s an unfortunate truth, but we live in a throwaway society. Do you remember the good ol’ days when you could buy something that actually lasted? Of course, items lasted longer back then because they were built by people who cared, and they weren’t manufactured to fail. Items purchased actually had value, and the value of ownership outweighed the up front cost.

Well, believe it or not, there are still some products made to last and companies who care. We can proudly and humbly say that here at Tower Industries, we are one of those companies. Our solid surfaces are made to last, not fail. Quality is the utmost priority for every solid surface solution we install.

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Meridian Solid Surface vs. Hanex Solid Surface

Solid surfaces are highly popular surfacing solutions for showers, sinks, countertops, and even conference tables. Here at Tower Industries, we offer both Meridian solid surfaces and Hanex solid surfaces to our clients and customers. Obviously, they are both solid surfaces, but what’s the difference between the two? Is one superior than the other? Let’s take a look.

Meridian Surface & Hanex Surface – Similarities

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