Floating Shelves

Our heavy-duty mounting rail allows for strong attachment at every stud. Adjustability allows the installer to level the shelf in a fraction of the time required by common floating shelf brackets. Most importantly, the shelves will be straight and level, in keeping with the quality of your work.

Depth: Minimum 7”, Maximum 12”; Thickness: Minimum 40mm. Available in all woods and construction options. Can be customized for recessed lighting, etc.
Can wood tops be used anywhere?
Ours can, and many people do use them throughout the kitchen, but others reserve wood for islands or focal accents. That’s fine. We give you a product that can be used in sink or cooktop areas without fear, but if you’re more comfortable with a mix of countertop surfaces, follow your instincts.
What maintenance is required?
With CafeCountertops® Hand Rubbed Oil Finish, maintenance is an easy wipe-on wipe-off procedure to be completed twice a year following the startup procedure. You will find that this is a fraction of the maintenance required for other food-prep-safe finishes. CafeCountertops does also offer an optional finish that is equal to others’ so-called “permanent” or “waterproof” finishes, but we urge you to consider the pros and cons of this type of finish before making your buying decision
I know I can cut on my countertop, but won’t that leave knife marks?
Well yes, and other scratches too; but with CafeCountertops you can make those scratches disappear. By using the products in the free Care Kit that ships with every order, homeowners can do simple spot repairs as needed. Because the oil finish always blends in with itself, repairs are virtually invisible once dry. Occasional spot repair and oiling will keep a top looking brand new for decades. There’s no comparison to tops with clearcoat finishes. Once they are scratched, there’s simply no repair except to completely sand down and start anew.
Will my countertop get “water rings” from cups and glassware?
No. Water-rings occur when moisture condensates between wood and applied coatings-type
How do I protect my solid wood top from hot pots?
Hot items such as pots, coffee makers, slow cookers and teapots, won’t “melt” the worktop, but the heat can dry out the oils in the wood finish, causing the top to crack. The need for protection is relative. A hot cup of coffee shouldn’t harm anything. Hot pots and teapots can be insulated with a pot holder or trivet. Take care that super-heated metal objects do not contact the top directly.
Can my CafeCountertops® solid wood countertop get wet?
Yes! The all-natural wax blend contained within our Hand-Rubbed Oil Finish effectively repels moisture. CafeCountertops® are entirely suitable for installation in sink areas. Allowing water to stand on the worktop surface for long periods of time is not recommended.
Will heavily-pigmented foodstuff such as mustard and red wine stain my CafeCountertops® solid wood countertop?
Very unlikely under normal conditions. All of our standard finishes block out stains and dirt. Food and drink can be wiped clean with mild soap.

COVID-19: Disinfecting your wood countertop

Please use only the correct products and practices when disinfecting your wood countertop, or you might ruin the finish.

CafeCountertops has done extensive testing to confirm what our tech experts had already advised. Firstly, your wood countertop is a lean, mean bacteria-chomping machine in its own right. The only cleaning method we can officially recommend is to wash your countertop once a week with our Gentle Wood Wash (available on Amazon). This ph-neutral soap will clean the top properly without harming the finish.

If you must use a disinfectant, we can’t guarantee you won’t harm your finish, but our testing did reveal certain best practices. Spray disinfectants such as Lysol and Microban are preferable to harsh cleaners. MODERATION is key. Lightly spray the surface, wait only the absolute minimum recommended time for disinfection (typically 30 seconds), then rinse the surface thoroughly with a damp cloth, then dry with a towel. Wait a minimum of one week between treatments.