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Comparing Whiteboards

Most dry erase surfaces are either melamine, porcelain, or EverWhite.

EverWhite outperforms all other dry erase surfaces across the board Dry Erase Surface Comparison Chart

  Melamine Porcelain EverWhite®
Surface Information Manufactured with a porous, painted dry erase surface that allows marker ink to penetrate. Manufactured with an enamel surface with varying degrees of ink resistance. Manufactured with a nonporous dry erase surface that does not allow marker ink to penetrate.
Stain Resistance Stains and ghosts easily. Can become stained over time with regular use. Lifetime guarantee against staining and ghosting.
Maintenance Needs to be cleaned with whiteboard cleaners frequently. Needs to be cleaned with whiteboard cleaners frequently. Needs to be cleaned infrequently, with water or window cleaner.
Permanent Marker Removal Permanent marker cannot be removed. Permanent marker is very difficult and time-consuming to attempt to remove, and often cannot be removed. Permanent marker can be removed with minimal effort.
Magnetic Options Only available with a non-magnetic surface. Only available with a magnetic surface. Available with either a magnetic or non-magnetic surface.
Value Must be replaced every 2 to 5 years, on average, due to excessive ghosting and staining. The least expensive dry erase surface. Must be replaced every 10 to 15 years, on average, due to excessive ghosting and staining. Typically the most expensive dry erase surface. Lifetime guaranteed dry erase surface. Does not need to be replaced due to excessive ghosting and staining.

 

Testimonials
  • We’ve been buying whiteboards from a competitor for years but not anymore. The quality of EverWhite whiteboards is first rate and only outdone by their customer service. From now on, when I think ‘whiteboards,’ I’m going to think ‘EverWhite’!

    — Thomas Moore
  • Here at Friends School we only use EverWhite Boards. It’s a fantastic product because they are easy to clean and they never stain (even if permanent marker is used accidentally!). Also, the customer service can’t be beat.

    — Frank L. Carberry
  • It takes 20 minutes to install a resurfacing panel — no drilling, no screwing, nothing to do except peel and stick. That makes my job easier. I love EverWhite boards. There’s just not a better whiteboard on the market.

    — Mike Meyers
  • I told others at my school about these. And we have had people visit to see them and try them out. We’ll be getting more!

    — Dawn Tamarkin
  • They’re great! I wish I had known about them years ago.

    — Ben Adair
  • I have several whiteboards from you and they are of superior quality. [My order] arrived quickly, which helped me finish the remodel ahead of schedule.

    — Mike Connor
  • markerboard is a markerboard is a markerboard…that is, until the complaints come pouring in. EverWhite is a quality company. The boards do not ghost, and we don’t receive complaints.

    — Jim White
  • We are very happy with our experience. We received fast service, and everyone from the company was so helpful. I ordered a dozen boards, and I was so impressed that everyone at the company treated me like I had just ordered a hundred.

    — Charlene Jenkins
  • Over the long term EverWhite boards are, by far, less costly. Our instructors were always complaining about our whiteboards until we started using boards from EverWhite. With EverWhite resurfacing panels, we don’t need to replace perfectly good m...

    — David Staerkel
  • The best dry erase board we have tried.

    — Bryan Hunter
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