Methods of decorative finishing of interior doors : Veneer Doors
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The first is cheaper but also quality in this case is significantly lower. Undoubtedly, the coating fades beautiful, but quickly under the influence of sunlight. The second allows getting a high-quality synthetic veneer. Polymeric film is resistant to abrasion, ultraviolet, cracks and scratches, it is easy to clean. The cost of laminate is higher.
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