Installation is Messy and Requires Great Expertise
While many epoxy countertops kit manufacturers would have you believe they’re a breeze to install, in reality they can be a nightmare if you did not prepare. Just like painting the majority of the work is done prepping the area.
Many an epoxy countertop videos online show you how challenging they are to get right — even for experienced DIYers.
It’s very easy to make mistakes and end up with a surface that has air bubbles and lumps. Beyond this, the “self-levelling” nature of many kits means the epoxy will race towards the edges and drip off, making a mess of the work area.
This can be a nightmare if you did not take that into consideration.