Melamine is a particle board laminated with a paper/resin coating. It’s easy to maintain; and is resistant to scratches, staining and chemicals. As a lower cost solution to hardwood and bamboo, melamine is very popular for closets, home offices, wall beds, pantries and garages. It is often used in combination with wood for building the internal “carcass” of the cabinetry (ie. shelving, verticals) while having solid wood doors and drawer fronts on the visible exterior of the cabinetry project.
Available melamine finishes include: