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Undermount Sinks and Countertops

Please note, we advise against gluing down firmly, nailing or screwing down tightly onto any material, including undermount sinks, that will prevent expansion and contraction of the material.  Use adhesives that are 100% Silicone and other wood-suitable adhesives in moderation. This is to supplement wood screw anchorage, especially at spots where access is difficult. Apply adhesive in daubs, never in a continuous bead, and do not use adhesive at both the front and back of the worktop, as this will conflict with expansion/contraction.   We also offer a great visual supplement here which helps address many common installation situations.   Highlights from our installation guidelines:   Cut-Outs and Cut-offs - Acclimation must be complete, if not cut-outs and cut-offs may release material stress causing warping or...

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Bathroom Vanity Top: Are Teragren Countertops Appropriate?

Thank you for reaching out to us with your question about a bathroom vanity top. Teragren has been a global leader in the design and development of bamboo furniture grade panels, veneer and countertops  since 1994. With 20 years of experience, we pride ourselves on creating products that are beautiful, durable and healthy. Our bamboo products benefit both consumers and the environment. One can fabricate all of our countertops using traditional woodworking methods. Bamboo although a grass, will react much like a hardwood, once you engineer it into architectural grade panels. Consider expansion and contraction properties. Use the same wood working techniques; tools (carbide tipped best due to the hardness) and same options for adhesives and finishes.   Our complete Worktop Installation Guidelines may...

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Surfaces 2018 Teragren Debuting New Lines and New Colors

Teragren will be at Surfaces 2018 - Booth #2437 Teragren Debuting New Lines and New Colors at this year's Surfaces. Teragren has 3 New Collections and 14 colors that are simply amazing and a must see. Take a look at our Teragren Surfaces 2018 Guide.  Please stop by and visit us at booth #2437and discover why Hallmark Floors is Simply Better.   What will be new at Surfaces? Teragren will launch 3 New Collections with 14 Never Before Seen Colors at Surfaces 2018 Teragren Bamboo's 3 New Flooring Collections:   Wright Bamboo Falling Water/Hollyhock/Robie   Neotera Rothko/Pollock/Kruger/Warhol/Sherman   Essence Savanna/Open Range/Prairie/Meadows/Grasslands   What is Surfaces? Surfaces is a world class International Surface Event and the largest trade show in Las Vegas for premiere flooring, stone and tile. Surfaces is compromised of three large expos in one: ...

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