Corian in the Bathroom

While commercial and domestic Corian is an incredibly popular and versatile option, many people don’t consider it for the bathroom. This is a real shame, as corian basins, shower trays, and counter-tops can be perfect for bathrooms. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces, we are Corian specialists. As a result, we have produced this guide to Corian in the bathroom.

Corian counter tops in the bathroom

Corian is a solid surface that is naturally non porous, which makes it perfect for damp and moist environments. This means that if cleaned regularly, Corian can actually resist the growth of mould, mildew and bacteria.

In addition, Corian can be cut to shape. This means it is a very versatile material that can produce seamless curves and dramatic contours. Perfect for bathroom counter-tops and vanity units.

Corian basins in the bathroom

With a range of prefabricated shapes and sizes for bathroom basins, as well as the option for bespoke creations, Corian is a fantastic choice. It is easy to clean and maintain, and does not harbour bacteria, because of it’s seamless design.

In addition, corian is available in a range of colours and styles. So whatever your bathroom theme, you can find a Corian basin to match, or have on made to order.

Using Corian throughout the bathroom

One of the biggest advantages of Corian as a solid surface, is that it can be used to create one fluid and entire creation. This means that your splashback zone, basin and draining area, as well as your vanity unit, can all be made from one piece. With no joins, Corian is hygienic for bathrooms, as well as being resilient and durable.

For more information get in touch with the experts today, here at J and C Solid Surfaces.

The benefits of Staron

A solid surface material that can be transformed into a range of shapes and styles, Staron is an incredibly stylish option for both domestic and commercial use. Durable and hard-wearing, it is also practical too. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces, we are solid surface experts, and we love working with Staron. So why should you choose Staron and what are the benefits?

Domestic Staron

In terms of practicality, you will be hard pressed to beat Staron. In the home, it is mainly used for kitchens and bathrooms and it is a durable and strong option. In the kitchen, Staron challenges the more traditional options like hardwood and natural stone, while in the bathroom, it challenges tiles.

Staron has the additional advantage of being 100% waterproof and non-porous. Which when compared to any other kitchen worktop type, is an incredible advantage, as any other other option will need to be regularly sealed and maintained.

This is also a big benefit in the bathroom, obviously, as it can be more durable and long lasting than tiles. The Staron can also be shaped so that if you are using it for a shower tray, it can be ridged to prevent slips and falls.

Staron can also be shaped into any design. Whether you want long smooth curves, or steep angles, Staron can be produced to suit any space and any style. This makes it perfect for both kitchens and bathrooms where unusual shapes may be necessary to make the most of the space available.

Commercial Staron

The benefits of Staron and commercial uses are limitless. The range of colour options can suit any style or theme, while the the versatility and functionality of the material means that it can be used for a range of purposes. From reception desks, to tables, seats, bars and kitchen surfaces, the options really are endless.

For more information or to start your latest project, why not get in touch with the professionals today, here at J and C Solid Surfaces.

Hanex in hotels

When it comes to Hanex, we are the experts here at J and C Solid Surfaces. Hanex is a fantastic solid surface option for both domestic and commercial purposes. But how versatile is Hanex and how can it be used in hotels? Well take a look at our guide to Hanex in hotels.

Hanex in hotel bathrooms

From the sink to the shower or bath, your whole bathroom can make use of and benefit from Hanex solid surfaces. No matter what size and shape you have available, Hanex can be thermaformed into the exact dimensions and the perfect shape. So whether its a full size bath or a counter-top with built in sink, Hanex can provide a stylish and contemporary solution.

The advantages of using Hanex in the bathroom are numerous and include:

⦁ no joins for mould and bacteria to thrive in
⦁ easy to clean and maintain
⦁ hard-wearing and durable
⦁ waterproof

Hanex in hotel bars

If your hotel has a bar or restaurant area, why not make the most of Hanex solid surfaces? A long bar is commonplace, but with a Hanex solid surface you can sculpt yours into something fascinating and visually interesting. Whether its dramatic curves or just curved edges, Hanex is a material perfect for Hotel Bars. Add in the perfect lighting, and your worktop will really stand out.

The advantages of using Hanex for bars include:

⦁ the durability of Hanex- it will withstand any potential mistreatment from rowdy customers
⦁ easy to clean
⦁ available in a range of colours so it will match your colour scheme or completely stand out
⦁ waterproof

Hanex in hotel kitchens

But that’s not all. You can also use Hanex to great effect in hotel kitchens. Hanex is a fully hygienic solid surface, with no creases or joins for food and bacteria to dwell. It is also non-porous so a simple wipe down will remove any potentially dangerous micro-organisms.

To select your own Hanex worktops, take a look at what we can offer today, here at J and C Solid Surfaces.

Corian worktops for kitchens

As a high quality, durable and robust solid surface material, Corian is a clear leader when it comes to kitchen worktop material choices. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces, we use a range of materials, from Staron to Hi-Macs, but Corian remains the number one choice. So what makes this material so fantastic? And why are Corian worktops for kitchens so popular?


One of the great aspects of Corian is its ability to be shaped by thermaforming. This means that Corian can be bent and shaped beautifully in any way you desire, to fit any space. As a result, your kitchen worktops can make use of dramatic sweeping curves, or gentle curved edges. Whatever you need, Corian can help you achieve your goals.

In addition, if you have tight alcoves, small gaps, or just awkward spaces, Corian can be shaped to fit exactly to the space you have. This creates one solid, seamless surface, created exactly for your dimensions.


Whether you need a black or white surface, or something a little more interesting, Corian is the surface for you. With a huge range of colour options to suit any kitchen colour scheme or theme, Corian is perfect for any kitchen.

Also, there are 3 types of Corian finish. These are matt, semi-gloss and high gloss. So whether you need a super reflective surface to boost the light, or a matt finish, Corian is the easy way to get it right.


Finally, Corian is extremely tough and hard-wearing. It’s durability is incredible, and that is what makes it perfect for kitchen worktops. Being both waterproof and stain-proof, what more do you need from a kitchen worktop?

For more information or advice, get in touch with the experts today, here at J and C Solid Surfaces.

Guide to Commercial Corian

Although many people decide to include Corian into their domestic plans, many businesses and companies also make good use of the versatile material. From worktops to desks, chairs and even signs, Corian has a lot of commercial uses. As a result, many pubs, bars, restaurants, hotels, retail and healthcare facilities are making use of Corian. By working with the right professional team, Corian can be the perfect compliment for your commercial setting. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces, we are solid surface experts. As a result, we have produced this guide to commercial Corian.


From hygienic kitchen work-surfaces, to the bar, and tables, not only do your surfaces need to look stylish, they also need to be practical. As a solid surface material, Corian is impervious, hard-wearing, resilient and resistant to stains. It is also easy to clean and to keep looking fresh. This makes it the perfect choice for all work surfaces in a restaurant.


Similarly to restaurants, work surfaces in bars need to be incredibly impervious and resistant to fluids and staining. Corian can offer all of this and more. It is also available in a huge range of colours, so your Corian work surface can suit any bar.


In the hospitality sector, image is key. So why not welcome your guests from a statement Corian reception desk? With sweeping curves or severe edges, whichever suits you style, Corian can meet your requirements.

Corian can also be used effectively in bathrooms and bedrooms, which means you can keep the same theme running through your hotel.

Retail environment

From stunning pedestals and shelving units, to bespoke cabinets and work-surfaces, Corian can really bring a touch of elegance and class to any retail setting. It is stylish and luxurious and can be just what you need to create the perfect shopping environment.

For more information or advice about commercial Corian, get in touch with the solid surface experts today, here at J and C Solid Surfaces.

Guide to Commercial Staron

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Here at J and C Solid Services, we are solid surface experts. From Corian to Staron we can create stunning bespoke surfaces for any range of purposes. As a result, we are often creating and installing Staron surfaces for commercial applications. But what can it be used for? Well, this is our guide to commercial Staron.

Hotels and Leisure

Staron can create all of the surfaces in guest bedrooms. From the desk to the walls, to the bathroom, Staron has such a wide variety of uses that it can be applied almost anywhere. Not only will Staron surfaces look amazing, but they will also be easy to clean and long lasting.
In addition, Staron can be used to create stunning work surfaces and desks for your hotel reception and lobby. Wow your guests with an incredible welcome from behind a Staron desk. This can be thermaformed into any shape you need.

Staron is available in more than 80 colours, so whatever you have in mind for your bedrooms or reception area, Staron is sure to suite.


When it comes to retail, Staron is a solid surface that can really stand out. Staron can be thermaformed, and this means that you can create any shapes necessary to really wow customers. From cabinets to pedestals, shelves to counters, Staron can fully personalize your space and displays.

Wetrooms and changing areas

For gyms and pools, creating the changing areas can be a challenge. However, Staron is resilient, and non-porous. This means that it is perfect for use in wet areas. It will stay clean and attractive, and with no joins for bacteria to enter, germ free.

Shower, changing and toilet partitions and cubicles can be formed from Staron. So its not just the walls or shower trays that will be clean and free from germs, your whole space can be made from one joined Staron design.

For more information or advice about commercial Staron, contact the experts today, here at J and C Solid Surfaces.

Staron for kitchens

One of the best solid surfaces available is Staron. This is a solid surface material created by Samsung, top of technology and a real innovator. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces, this is one of our preferred materials to work with. But why is it so highly thought of? And what makes Staron a fantastic choice for kitchens? This is our guide to Staron for kitchens.

Easily shaped

Staron is stunning material that is perfect for shaping and sculpting into a variety of shapes for a variety of purposes. This makes it perfect for creating worktops, work surfaces, and sinks and draining boards, in whichever shape you would prefer. It also means that Staron can be used to wedge in any gaps, of any shape, to create a really seamless design.

Range of Colour

Staron isn’t just easily shaped, it is also available in a huge range of colour choices. This makes it perfect for any colour scheme in any room in the home. The colours can be glossy and shiny, or dull matt depending on what you need. This is because Staron as a material can be highly polished or sanded, according to the visual results you are aiming for.


Finally, Staron for kitchens is a fantastic choice. Not only is it easily shaped to fit your unique designs, as well as being available in a huge range of colours, it is also incredibly practical. Staron does not stain, and is fully waterproof, without requiring any additional maintenance, unlike natural timber or natural stone.

In addition, Staron does not react to sunlight. This means that no matter how many aluminium roof lanterns you add, or full length glass panels, your work surfaces are not going to become bleached by the sun.

If you are looking for a practical and personal solid surface material for your kitchen, contact us today at J and C Solid Surfaces.

Creativity and Corian

When it comes to Corian as a solid surface material, there are a huge variety of uses and applications. As a result, you can get creative. Whether its your home, or your business, a hotel, or a store, Corian is a fantastic solid surface to work with. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces, we are Corian experts. As a result, we have produced this guide to creativity and corian.

Creativity in design

Designers and architects are thriving on different applications of solid surfaces. From lighting designs, to colours and curves, solid surfaces like Corian offer a huge range of possibilities. Create a vivid, exciting, and invigorating space with an incredible solid surface design.

Curves and waves

As Corian is a flexible material when heated, it can be thermoformed into a range of shapes, while also being rounded at the edges to give a smooth finish. This is a fantastic way to create an ergonomically safe space.

As a result, sweeping, steady curves are being coupled with classic design principles to create stunning visual features. Whether it’s the gym reception counter, or your own kitchen worktop, Corian curves are versatile and can suit a variety of spaces.

Intricate textures and design

Engraving Corian solid surfaces is a great way to add texture, detail and pattern, to the usually flat solid surface. Using CNC machinery, you can create the exact pattern with the exact dimensions that you want to add. This makes it perfect for adding graphics, logos and imagery in an innovative way. So why settle for the same old material, when you can customise your own solid surface?

Corian and Light

With the possibility of translucent Corian, you can experiment with styles of light. Under counter lighting in the kitchen can become a fantastic design effect when it lights up your curved Corian work surface. Or alternatively, lighting in your hotel reception can really capture the intricacies of the textured Corian counter. The possibilities for Corian and light, really are endless.

If you have Corian in mind for your latest project, why not contact us today, here at J and C Solid Surfaces?

Top facts about Hanex worktops

top facts about Hanex worktops

When it comes to your kitchen worktops, there is nothing more impressive, or practical, than a solid surface. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces we are committed to providing the best possible solid surface solutions to our clients. As a result, we often recommend Hanex worktops. This is our guide to the top facts about Hanex worktops.

Hanex is low maintenance

It’s easy to keep Hanex looking amazing. IT is resistant to water and to stains, which means any spillages simply mop up easily, with no fuss. Red wine, curry powder, tea or coffee will leave no tell tale marks on your Hanex worktop. This is because Hanex is created from top quality acrylic. As a result, Hanex is perfect for family homes and people who love to cook.

Hanex is durable

Worktops created from Hanex are incredibly durable. They are not easily damaged, being made from tough acrylic. As a result, chips and scratches are incredibly unlikely, especially if you use a shopping board. This means that your Hanex worktops will last and last.
However, if you are unlucky enough to scratch the surface of your Hanex worktop, you will be presently supposed to find that the colour runs all the way through. This means that it will not be very noticeable. Furthermore, the scratch can simply be sanded out and you will not be able to tell it was ever there.

Hanex is colourful

When it comes to the colour choices for your worktops, you wont find a bigger range than you will with Hanex. This material is available in so many colours that it can suit any style or colour scheme that you wish to create. This is because it is created from acrylic, which provides a much broader colour range than other materials.

In summary

If you are looking for a new worktop that is low maintenance, durable, resistant to stains and scratches, and is colourful, look no further. Take a look at our range of Hanex today, and we are sure you will find something to suit your home and style, here at J and C solid surfaces.

The advantages of Solid Surface Shower Bases

While choosing the base for your shower might not fill you with excitement, it is an important practical consideration. In fact, it might just make a huge difference to how perfect your bathroom will be. Here at J and C Solid Surfaces, we are solid surface experts. As a result, we have produced this guide to the advantages of solid surface shower bases.


When compared to other shower basin options, a solid surface shower base is incredibly low maintenance. This is because it doesn’t have any grout joints which can become green, blackened, or mouldy over time. As a result, you can say goodbye to the hassle of re-grouting.

Design range

Solid surface shower bases can be designed in any way. They can be used to compliment angled, curved, or block shaped glass with no issues. They can also be custom designed which can create an impressive wow feature for your bathroom.


Unlike some plastic shower bases, solid surfaces are incredibly hard wearing and durable. This means that they are less likely to crack. Also as there are no seams or joins, there are less points of weakness. As a result, a solid surface shower base will be completely waterproof.

Accessibility options

The curb sizes and shapes on shower bases can cause difficulty for lots of people with mobility issues. However, solid surface shower bases can be designed and created with accessibility options in mind. With a variety of curb styles, your shower can be safer and more accessible.

Customisable drain location

If you are fitting a new shower, being able to choose the draining location can be a huge advantage. This is because moving the pipework and drains can be a costly and intrusive job. If you can have the option to keep your draining system in place, you can save time and money. As a result, solid surface shower bases again are the better option.

In summary

If you are fitting a new bathroom or shower, consider the many advantages of solid surface shower bases. In fact, solid surfaces have a range of bathroom uses, why not contact us at J and C Solid Surfaces today, to find out more.