Stone benchtops can make a great statement piece to any room. Whether it’s your dining room, the kitchen, the bathroom or for commercial purposes, stone countertops are glamorous and easy to look after, offering a lifetime of use making it both an accessory and an essential. However, there are a few different stones to choose from and what you decide on depends on the room’s colour scheme, your preference and, perhaps most importantly, your budget.
Caesar stone is stain, scratch and heat resistant, making it an ideal benchtop material for kitchens, splashbacks, bathrooms and more. Caesar stone is considered a more modern alternative to marble and can be installed in almost any room from the kitchen and the bathroom to outdoors and in business establishments. However, being an 20MM thick material, renovating your kitchen with a thicker stone can be a nightmare and can blow the budget. Read the warranty terms carefully before you purchase as it does not even cover for damage caused by natural sunlight which enters through your kitchen window. Can even blow the budget as you need to deal with cabinet makers to make up templates & Substrates. This can also be a timely process.
Perhaps one of the most common countertop materials, marble for benchtops, It is a natural rock composed of minerals like calcite and dolomite. It is most commonly used in the kitchen for countertops and isn’t recommended for walls, floors, a table or outdoors. Marble comes in a variety of colours but does cost more than other alternatives. However, it is extremely porous and can have a more ongoing cost in maintenance. This is not recommended in newer homes or homes renovating their kitchen
(QuartzStone12) 12MM Thick
This kind of benchtop is made from 93.5% - 95% Quartz Stone mixed together with a Special formula which can withstand UV and other chemicals and resistance compared to other manufacturers. It is man-made and often cheaper than natural stone. Reconstituted QuartzStone12 stone is more resistant to damage and is recommended for all applications including wall cladding.
Simply renovate your kitchen benchtop with QuartzStone12 and have it completed the same day Guarantee with a 15-year Guarantee.
Whether you want to get marble, Caesarstone or a reconstituted QuartzStone 12 stone countertop, our team can help you. We have expert stone masons who have helped thousands of clients purchase and install a beautiful reconstituted granite or stone benchtop into their Melbourne home or business. Contact us now on (03) 9791 3720 for a quote.