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    Cutting an acrylic worktop

    Kitchen Fitters

    I have just bought an acrylic worktop for my kitchen. I don't have any experience cutting acrylic kitchen worktops. I'm just wondering if anyone has any advice or know what the difference is with cutting acrylic compared to wood. Is it easy enough or am i going to need to hire someone that
    specialises in acrylic worktops?

    Asked by LAURA on 31st Mar 2020
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    Plumboss Maintenance

    "Hi Laura cutting an Acrylic worktop is quite easy like any other job if you have the right tools, The choice of saw you use isn't really the issue, the real issue is all about the blade. The blade needs to be a fine tooth blade and when you have penciled your line on where to cut you will need to put ideally masking tape on either side of your pencil line this will prevent the worktop from chipping on your cut line. Cheers, Craig"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    DJE Property Services

    "A router is by far the best and neatest way to cut an acrylic worktop."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    AMB Kitchen Installations

    "If you have no experience in cutting acrylic you're probably better to hire a professional to do it."

    Answered on 8th Apr 2020 - Member since May 2019 - report
    gpg home improvements

    "You will need a circular saw with a new blade and one with the most teeth, cut it slowly and or it will chip, it will look great if you take your time, good luck and stay safe, Gavin from gpg home improvements"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
    Cast Interiors Ltd

    "It is a Specailist thing I’m afraid.

    There are specific tools and process that you need to do to get the perfect finish.

    What Brand are your worktops?

    Thanks Jonathan"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Oct 2018 - report
    Spinnaker Interiors

    "You can cut using standard tools.
    Get yourself on YouTube and you’ll feel a lot more at ease with the job in hand."

    Answered on 27th May 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Decent Construction Ltd

    "Hi
    It’s best please hire someone worktops specialist who can do this job for you.
    Charges vary from £150 to £250. Thanks"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    RE Solutions Kent Ltd.

    "Hi.
    You can cut it same way like wooden worktop..
    Hope this helps.
    Kind regards
    Roland"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    Ay installations

    "Get a professional!!, you'll save yourself a lot of money buying tools and a big expensive headache , oh and a hernia,they are the heaviest thing you've probably ever encountered ,which is why they don't make the 30mm tops longer than 2500mm- no one could lift them.
    Best of luck"

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Feb 2014 - report

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