A Step by Step Guide to Obtaining a Corian Quotation

Falkingham Fabrication aim to give you the best possible price for your Corian, Staron or Tempest Worktops.
As a certified and licensed fabricator you can be sure that your project will be carried out to the highest
specification, quickly and efficiently.

Outlined below are the steps to allow us to give you an accurate quotation for your worktops however should you
have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 01772 324231 alternatively please email the details of
your worktop to quotes@falkinghamfabrication.co.uk

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  1. Contact Details and Installation Address In order to provide an accurate quotation Falkingham Fabrication
    require full contact details including the following information. This information is required solely for your worktop quotation and is
    used to determine cost of delivery to site, allocation of fitting teams and to discuss any issues with your proposed worktop.

    • Full Name
    • Installation Address including any pertinent details eg High Rise Flat. This allows us to
      determine number of fitters required on install and if any lifting equipment is required. Poor access may also mean
      we need to fabricate your Corian Worktops or Staron Worktops in smaller pieces and carry out more joins on site.
    • Contact Telephone Number including a convenient time to contact you
    • Email Address Your Quotation and Relevant Information will be emailed to you
    • Timescale Please provide an approximate timescale of when you would like work to commence
    • Room Type Residential eg Kitchen Bedroom Bathroom, Commercial eg Dental Contamination Room, Surgery, Office Please specify room type

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  2. Fabrication Services Required as a certified and licensed fabricator of Corian, Staron and Tempest Worktops
    we offer a nationwide template, fabrication, fitting and installation service. We operate our
    own in house teams of fabricators and do not use sub contractors. Using a certified and licensed fabricator allows you to take
    advantage of the ten year warranty available from both Dupont and Samsung respectively.

    • Templating a full MDF template created onsight enabling a made to measure worktop to be created
      to the exact dimensions required.
    • Fabrication of worktops including shaping, thermoforming, and manufacturing of your worktops
    • Installation our inhouse team of Certified and Licensed Fabricators install your worktops. This
      takes place approximately ten working days after your initial template.

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  3. Worktop Information required in order to provide an accurate quotation

    • Kitchen Plan
      In order to provide an accurate quotation we require a plan of your kitchen which can be emailed to
      please include details of any potential obstructions and indicate the area worktop is to cover. If you do not have a professional
      kitchen plan please provide a sketch highlighting shape and dimensions. If you need help with any aspect of this or have any
      questions please call 01772 324231.
    • Worktop Required. Falkingham Fabrication specialise in the Fabrication of Corian Worktops,
      Staron Worktops, Tempest Worktops as well as Granite Worktops sourced directly from the quarry. Determining which worktop you are
      interested in allows us to accurately cost your worktops.
    • Worktop Colour Required With some of these material for example corian worktops the core material is price
      banded based on the colour. This means that some colours are more expensive than others. As a rule of thumb the colours with the
      bigger particles in will be more expensive than the solid colours. A list of colours for each product is outlined below.

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    • Worktop Dimensions

      • Overall Thickness of Worktops Required most standard kitchen worktops are 30mm or 40mm
        however when using a fabricator you can choose whatever thickness of worktop you require. This can be put to great effect
        when creating kitchen islands where the thickness of the worktop can be shown to full effect.
      • Length and Width of Each Worktop please provide Length and Width for each piece
        of worktop you require including any pertinent information such as islands, radiuses and curves.
      • Upstands Required
        Solid Surface worktops allow for two types of upstand. Which ever upstand type you choose Corian and Staron integrated upstand make
        a beautiful addition to any worksurface.

        • Coved Upstands
          (Please specify height) we are able to provide any height required from a small 50mm Upstand
          to a full height wall cladding. As shown in the picture below coved upstands sweep up from the
          worktop to the wall seamlessly. This is the more expensive of the two options due to the additional
          labour involved.

          Coved Upstand

        • Square Upstands
          (Please specify height) we are able to provide any height required from a small
          50mm Upstand to a full height wall cladding. As shown in the picture below the
          square or standard upstand consists of the two pieces butting up at 90°

          Square Upstand

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      • Splashbacks Required

        • Splashbacks in Corian, Staron or Tempest
          As a fabricator we are able to create beautiful splashbacks from Corian, Staron and Tempest
          to compliment your worktop. Splashbacks can be cut to size and shape. They can even be fabricated
          in a complimentary or contrasting colour. These solid surface splashbacks are easy to clean and maintain,
          repairable, seamless, and make a beautiful addition to any kitchen worktop. Solid surface splashbacks
          can also incorporate socket and switch cutouts.
        • Glass Splashbacks
          Glass splashbacks have become increasingly popular over the past few years and are increasingly featured
          in modern kitchen design. If you simply have to have a glass splashback we have a wide range of colours and
          patterned splashbacks available.
      • Cladding Required (Cladding in Corian, Staron, or Tempest)

        • Wall Cladding in Corian, Staron or Tempest
          As a certified and licensed solid surface fabricator of Corian, Staron and Tempest
          we are able to provide solid surface wall cladding. Made to measure wall cladding
          can incorporate sockets and switches as required and can be used to conceal wiring
          etc in commercial projects.
        • Furniture or Table Cladding
          We are able to clad existing furniture in either Corian, Staron or Tempest allowing
          us to create some truly beautiful pieces of furniture. If you are looking for a particular
          piece of furniture to be fabricated please supply a drawing along with contact details and
          other pertinent information via email to sales@fittingkitchenworktops.co.uk

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      • Worktop Edges

        • Standard Worktop Edges
          The standard edges outlined below will not affect your pricing and are included in the fabrication costs of your

          Single Pencil Round Edge
          Double Pencil Round Edge
          Single Round Edge
          Double Pencil Round Edge
          Single Bevel Edge
          Double Bevel Edge
          Single Ovolo Edge
          Double Ovolo Edge
          Single Spanish Edge
          Double Spanish Edge
          Square Edge
          Single Imperial Edge
        • Special Worktop Edges
          The special edges outlined below carry and additional charge and as such will affect the overall cost of your worktop.
          This is primarily due to the additional material and labour involved.

          Bullnose Edge
          Concave with Inlay Edge
          Top or Front Inlay Edge
          Waterfall Edge
          Concave Edge
          Stepped Back Edge

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      • Worktop Returns

        • Return Ends
          If you require the end of your worktop run to be shaped this can be outlined on your plan or detailed in your quotation
          information. Some of the options are outlined below.

          Radiused Return End
          Square Return End
          Angled Return End
          Double Radiused Return End
          Break Front
        • Doglegs or End panels if you require a dogleg or return end panel (Floor to height of worktop for example
          at the end of an island or breakfast bar) please specify height, width and thickness required. Please also mark its location on your plan.

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  4. Sinks Required

    • Cutout Only / Own Sink
      If you only require a sink cutout in either Corian, Staron or Tempest, please detail the sink
      size ie Single bowl, Bowl and half Double Sink. If available please supply make and model of your
      sink (This is particularly important if you require a belfast sink cutout).
    • Corian Sink / Staron Sinks
      Corian Sinks and Staron Sinks are made from Corian and Staron respectively and can be seamlessly joined
      into your worktop. Including the size of your sink base unit helps us to advise
      you on your sink selection
      (all we need is the total width of your sink base unit).

      • Corian Sinks

        • Corian Sinks Cast Range
          Corian Sinks are available in several sizes and shapes. The Cast Corian Sink range is available in
          four colours shown below. Made from Corian the cast corian sink range can all be seamlessly joined into
          a Corian worktop. Being joined seamlessly and being made from non-porous Corian there is no where to
          harbour bacteria or build ups meaning your sink is easy to maintain and will stay looking great. In the
          unlikely event that the sink becomes damaged, the sink can be repaired or replaced by a certified and licensed
          fabricator.Visit the Corian Sinks Page
        • Corian Basins
          Corian Basins are available in the four cast sink colours and can be seamlessly intergrated with your corian worktop
          to make a beautiful addition to any bathroom.
          Visit the Corian Sinks Page
        • Corian Sinks Fontana Range
          Sinks available in all colours of corian and matching exactly to your worktop colour fontana sinks are and excellent
          choice if you are looking for something special. Although more expensive than the cast sink variety, each sink
          is bespoke made to match your worktop exactly.
          Visit the Corian Sinks Page
        • Corian Sinks Mixa Range
          Sinks available in the corian colour of your choice with a stainless steel base adn in sizes to suit any kitchen.
          Visit the Corian Sinks Page

        Staron Sinks

        • Staron Sinks Cast Range
          Staron sinks are available in several sizes and shapes from single bowl sinks to bowl and a half sinks
          to double bowls. The cast sink range is available in three colours as shown below
          Staron Sinks Cast Range Colours
        • Staron Sinks Thermoformed Range
          Available in all the staron colours, staron sinks in the thermoformed range are bespoke made in several
          size and shapes to exactly match or complement your worktop colour.

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  5. Tap Hole Cut Outs
    In order to correctly place each of your taps you will require a tap hole cutout. For the purposes of the quotation
    we only require the number of tap holes required to be cut, however once you order your worktop we will require the
    make and model of your tap in order to ensure the correct cutout is made. The positioning of the tap will be determined
    on template.

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  6. Drainer Grooves

    • Straight Flutes
      As the name suggests straight flute drainer grooves are straight lines which become deeper when moving towards the sink.
      As Corian, Staron and Tempest are completely non-porous these can be cut directly into the worksurface and then polished.
      Due to the drainer grooves becoming deeper as they move towards the sink water naturally drains back into the sink.

      Straight Drainer Grooves
    • Patterned Drainer Grooves
      If your tastes are a little more individual we can create just about any simple pattern for your drainer grooves. It is however
      worth noting that this will incur an additional cost and can result in no fall drainers. Principally this means that water may not
      drain back into your sink.

      Oblique Drainer
      Leaf Drainer
      Faceted Drainer
      Curved Drainer
      Angled Drainer
    • Recessed Drainer
      For a small additional cost it is possible to recess the entire draining area by 3mm.

      Recessed Drainer

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  7. Hob Cut Out
    If you require a hob cutout to be made into your worktop please specify. Once your worktop order has been completed we will require make and
    model number of your hob in order to ensure the correct size of cutout is made. For the purposes of the quote however we will only need to know
    whether a hob cut out is required.

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  8. Optional Extras and Additions

    • Support Rails
      Where the worktop spans a distance greater than one metre and is unsupported steel support rails will be required.
      This will add an additional cost to your worktop based on the length and amount of steel support required. This method
      of supporting your Corian Worktops and Staron Worktops can be used to create beautiful and extensive ovehangs and breakfast bars.

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    • Window Sills
      As a fabricator we are able to produce beautifully integrated and seamless window sills in all the corian colours.
      if you are interested in a quotation for corian window sills please specify thickness, depth and with required along
      with height from worktop if you require the window sill to be seamlessly integrated.
    • Inlays
      Both Corian Worktops and Staron worktops can be cut to include inlays of different colours and patterns. These are particularly effective
      for use in furniture or centre pieces as well as creating interesting edge details
    • Additional Cut Outs
      We are able to provide additional cut outs for sinks, hobs, wall sockets, double sockets, tap holes, extractors and pop up sockets
    • Chopping Boards
      If required we are able to provide additional Corian chopping boards. Please advise us that you require additional chopping boards
      at time of quotation.
    • Hob Bars and Pan Rests
      We are able to supply sets of integrated hob bars for use with corian worktops and staron worktops. Available in high quality stainless
      steel these can be integrated into the worktop at a small additional cost.

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