"An outstanding job reglazing our bathroom tile countertop. A total transformation! Extremely professional. The end result is beautiful. Love it." - Karen Norton

Learn more about Renew-It Countertop Refinishing in Portland, OR

Portland's Countertop Refinishing Pros

Ugly Countertops? A Kitchen or Bathroom can be embarrassing and depressing if you're dealing with old, outdated, scratched and worn out countertops.

  • Costs much less than replacement
  • More Sanitary
  • Ready to use in 24 hours
  • Lasts for years
  • Looks like new
  • Easy to clean
  • Modern textures available

Choosing the wrong company to refinish your countertops can be a huge mistake. Choosing the wrong countertop refinishing company in Portland, OR can make your life miserable and cost you time and money. Take your time and choose wisely.

Choose Renew-It for Peace of Mind! Choosing the right countertop refinishing company to refinish your old, ugly, worn out countertops can save you time, frustration and money. Renew-It has been the #1 choice in Portland and Vancouver for countertop refinishing since 1994. Learn more below or call us today to get started.

Our Process

Our countertop refinishing process is as detailed as they come. Our goal is to provide you with new looking countertop that will last for years and even decades. We give you the most for your money and they most enjoyment from this experience.


Assessment and Cleaning:

The first step is to assess the condition of the countertop. Any existing damage, such as chips, cracks, or stains, is identified. The countertop is thoroughly cleaned to remove soap, oil, food, old caulk, mineral deposits, and any other contaminants. This step ensures proper adhesion of the new countertop refinishing coatings.

Repairing Damages:

Any chips, cracks, or other damage to the countertop surface are repaired at this point. This may involve filling in the damaged areas with a bonding agent or filler to create a smooth surface. Minor chip repairs are typically covered by the cost of refinishing.

Surface Prep:

The surface of the countertop is etched or sanded to create a slightly rough texture. This helps the new coatings adhere securely to the existing surface. Without this process the countertop will peel in days, weeks or months and will need to be refinished again.

Masking and Protecting:

The areas around the countertop, such as fixtures, walls, and floors, are carefully masked off and protected to prevent overspray or damage during the refinishing process. The more time and attention giving to this step, the better the countertop refinishing job will look and will result in less cleanup after.

Ventilation and Safety Precautions:

Proper ventilation is set up to ensure the fumes from the refinishing materials are safely extracted. Safety equipment, such as masks and protective clothing, will be worn by your professional Renew-It refinishing technician.

Application of Primer:

A bonding primer is applied to the prepared surface. The primer enhances adhesion and promotes a strong bond between the existing countertop and the new coatings. This also helps the finished product to look smooth and shiny.

Application of Coatings:

Multiple layers of specialized coatings are applied to the countertop. These coatings often include layers of solid color, color flakes or specks, and a clear topcoat. You can choose to refinish your island or another portion of the room in a different color than the other countertops if you like. We will mask off the portion not being painted to prevent overspray.

Final Inspection and Touch-ups:

Once the countertop is finished, a final inspection is conducted. Any imperfections or areas that may require touch-ups are addressed. This step ensures a smooth and even finish.

Unmasking and Cleanup:

The protective masking is carefully removed from the surrounding areas, and any cleanup is performed to ensure the kitchen or bathroom is left in a clean and tidy condition. We will invite you into the room to inspect the final product. At this point we will explain how to take care of your newly refinished countertop, explain your warranty, handle payment details, and ask you to leave us a review online to help others make a wise choice when choosing their countertop refinishing company in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA.

Curing Time:

After the coatings are applied, the countertop needs time to cure. The curing time can vary but is typically around 24-48 hours. During this period, the countertop should not be used to ensure the coatings properly set.


Renew-It Refinishing offers three different levels of countertop refinishing service. Basic, Deluxe and our Best Countertop Refinishing.

Our Basic Countertop Refinishing comes with a 1 Year No-Peel Warranty and is a perfectly respectable and durable restoration service for those on a budget or for those who aren't interested in a long refinishing warranty. See pricing below.

Our Deluxe Countertop Refinishing comes with a 5 Year No-Peel Warranty and is a great countertop resurfacing service for those who want an even more durable, more glossy surface, and for those who want the comfort of a 5 Year Countertop Refinishing No-Peel Warranty. See pricing below.

Our Best Countertop Refinishing comes with Portland, Oregon's only Lifetime No-Peel Warranty and is the absolute best restoration process available in Portland, OR Guaranteed. Our Best Countertop Refinishing Service receives a thorough etching and bonding agent to ensure decades of beauty.

It receives at least 5 coats of durable, high quality refinishing materials to ensure a rock hard surface that cannot peel. Our Best Countertop Refinishing process is truly the absolute best resurfacing available in Portland Guaranteed! And boasts the only Lifetime No-Peel Countertop Refinishing Warranty in Portland, OR. See pricing below.



Starting at

  • Protect Surrounding Areas
  • Vent Odors Outside
  • 2 Step Deep Cleaning of Surface
  • Super Effective Bonding Agent
  • 4 Layers of Professional Grade Acrylic Top Coat
  • Re-Caulk As Needed
  • Glaze in White, Bisque or Almond
  • 1 Year No-Peel Warranty


Starting at

  • Protect Surrounding Areas
  • Vent Odors Outside
  • 3 Step Deep Cleaning of Surface
  • Super Effective Bonding Agent
  • 6 Layers of Professional Grade Acrylic Top Coat
  • Re-Caulk As Needed
  • Glaze available in ANY COLOR you choose
  • 5 Year No-Peel Warranty


Starting at

  • Protect Surrounding Areas
  • Vent Odors Outside
  • 4 Step Deep Cleaning of Surface
  • Super Effective Bonding Agent
  • 8 Layers of Professional Grade Acrylic Top Coat
  • Re-Caulk As Needed
  • Glaze available in ANY COLOR you choose
  • Acrylic Clear Coat for Added Protection and Longer Life
  • Exclusive Lifetime No-Peel Warranty

You're One Call Away From Beautiful, New Looking Countertops



Read more Frequently Asked Questions about countertop refinishing here

Countertop refinishing, also known as reglazing or resurfacing, is a process of restoring the surface of a countertop by repairing chips, cracks, or stains and applying a new coating to give it a fresh, like-new appearance.

We genuinely hope that you will consider Renew-It Refinishing for your countertop resurfacing. However, we understand that there are numerous countertop refinishing companies in Portland and Vancouver, and it's important to ensure you choose the best one. Here are a few tips. As with any service company, the longer a countertop refinishing company has been in business, the more substantial their reputation within the local community, whether for the good or the bad. We have refinishing countertops since 1994.

When searching for a countertop refinishing company in Portland, OR, reading client testimonials proves valuable. Allow the experiences of previous clients to provide insights. Ensure that whoever you choose has an excellent reputation and is fully covered by insurance to avoid potential complications. There are unfortunate stories of contractors lacking proper insurance, causing significant problems and leaving homeowners with unexpected bills. Licensing and bonding are also crucial considerations. Renew-It Refinishing, by the way, encompasses all of these aspects and more. Explore our comprehensive guarantees, a commitment that sets us apart from other countertop resurfacing services in Portland, OR.

There are various methods of countertop refinishing to choose from in Portland, OR. We employ different methods based on your specific needs. While the final outcome may appear similar, the preparation process significantly varies depending on the countertop surface we are refinishing. Some countertops simply need a cleaning and clear coat to restore their shine and make them look like new. Others require deep etching and honing to eliminate deep scratches or pitting before the refinishing process can take place.

Once the countertop is prepared, we refinish the entire surface according to your color preference.

We offer 3 levels of countertop refinishing. Basic, Deluxe and Best. Ask your technician for pricing.

Chip repairs are typically covered in the price of a standard refinishing job. We scrape and sand all the rough edges to prepare the surface for our repair materials. Then we carefully fill and sand the surface to prepare for the new coatings. Our chip repairs are virtually undetectable.

You can also pay for just a chip repair. This is more common in marble, granite, Corian and other composite materials.

We offer three different warranties based on your needs. Our Basic Countertop Refinishing process comes with a one year no-peel warranty. Our Deluxe Countertop Refinishing comes with a five year no-peel warranty. Our Best Countertop Resurfacing comes with Portland's only Lifetime No-Peel Warranty. This costs a little extra, but ensures that you are covered if the surface ever starts to peel.

Depending on the process you choose, your countertop could be ready to use within a day or so. We recommend waiting 24-48 hours to ensure that the surface is completely cured and ready for use.

Using your newly refinished countertop too soon could void your warranty and lead to costly repairs. It pays to wait.

The time required for countertop refinishing depends on the extent of the repairs and the curing time of the coatings. Generally, the process can be completed in a day or two, and the countertop is usually ready for use within 24-48 hours.

While there are DIY refinishing kits available, professional countertop refinishing is recommended for optimal results. Professionals have the expertise and equipment to ensure proper surface preparation and coating application. We are often called to remove DIY products and perform professional countertop refinishing. Save money elsewhere and get it done right the first time, by Renew-It.

The durability of a refinished countertop depends on factors such as the quality of materials used and how well the surface is prepared. When done professionally, a refinished countertop can last for several years and even decades with proper care. Renew-It Countertop Refinishing offers a 1 year, 5 year and a Lifetime Warranty against peeling. Your choice.

In general, most countertops made of materials like Formica, tile, plastic, marble, granite and other stone can be refinished. However, severely damaged countertops or those with structural issues may not be suitable for refinishing. Ask your technician for more details.

To maintain a refinished countertop, avoid using abrasive cleaners or tools. Clean the surface regularly with non-abrasive, mild cleaners, like dish detergent and avoid dropping heavy or sharp objects onto the countertop like small appliances, pots and pans. Ask your technician for more details on cleaning your newly refinished countertop.

Absolutely! Countertop refinishing allows for color changes. You can choose a separate color for different countertops in your kitchen or bath. Professional countertop refinishing services offer a wide variety of color options.

Some refinishing products may have a noticeable odor during application, but proper ventilation can minimize this. We ventilate the odors using a fan and exhaust system to prevent any odors from staying in your home. Some light odors will be present for a day or so as the surface dries and cures.

The cost of countertop refinishing varies depending on factors such as the countertop's condition, size, and the level of repairs needed.

Refinishing often costs as much as 75-85% less than replacement costs so it is a great option for those on a budget.