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How to fix this bulging and chipped benchtop ?

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How to fix this bulging and chipped benchtop ?

Hello, just faced with this challenge to fix the old style bench-top. It's bulging from edges - and tore off at a place

What can I do about it - any experience dealing with similar problem? reference video or post would be awesome.

thanks 🙂


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Re: How to fix this bulging and chipped benchtop ?

Hi @diy_ujjaval,


Once a laminate benchtop starts bulging the internal timber has swollen up from moisture. There is not much you could do about the bulging and the benchtop is likely nearing the end of its lifespan. You could disguise the torn out section so it looks nicer. I would suggest taping off around the area and applying Builders bog to fill the section. You can then sand the filler back so it is flush with the benchtop and then paint. We have the Dulux Renovation range which includes a laminate benchtop paint.


You should find this step-by-step tutorial helpful: How to paint a kitchen benchtop with Dulux.


Please let me know if you need further assistance or had questions.




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