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Hygienic, durable, designer worktops with high resistance to stains, scratches and knocks. Limitless colour potential to suit all kitchen design schemes.
Some features of Silestone Worktops include:
A Silestone quartz worktop offers several advantages over other types of worktops.
Quartz is one of the hardest minerals on earth, so it is extremely durable and resistant to scratches, chipping, and staining.
Quartz is also non-porous, so it will not absorb spills or stains as other materials can. Silestone quartz worktop is also heat resistant.
Lastly, it is very low maintenance and easy to clean; no costly sealing is required, simply wiping it down with a mild soap and water solution is usually all that is needed.
There are many benefits of Silestone worktops, including their durability, resistance to staining and scratches, and easy maintenance.
Silestone worktops are made from natural quartz, one of the hardest minerals on earth. This makes them incredibly tough and durable, able to withstand the rigours of daily use in even the busiest kitchens.
In addition to their practical advantages, Silestone quartz worktops also have a stunning visual impact. The wide range of colours and styles available means that there is something to suit every taste.
Whether you are looking for a sleek and modern look or something more traditional, Silestone worktops are a perfect choice.
The Silestone worktop cost will vary depending on the size of your kitchen and the style you choose. However, Silestone countertops are generally more expensive than laminate countertops.
If you’re looking for a durable, stylish countertop that’s easy to maintain, Silestone is worth the extra investment.
With a 25 Year Warranty, a Silestone worktop is not only a beautiful, durable and stylish choice, it is a smart investment for your new kitchen project.
Silestone worktops are relatively expensive in comparison with cheaper options like laminate worktops. Silestone worktops are made from quartz which is a higher cost raw material. The benefits far outweigh the additional cost however, offering you a great investment for a long-lasting, visually appealing and durable kitchen worktop for your home.
Yes, Silestone worktops are heat resistant. They are made from a natural quartz that is extremely strong and durable. This means that they can withstand high temperatures without being damaged.
We do recommend using a trivet between extremely hot pans and the worktop surface though, since frequent exposure to very high temperatures can cause some degradation over time.
No, Silestone can’t really be used outside unless it is under cover, out of direct sunlight and shielded from severe weather such as rain and frost. The product itself is made for interior applications and isn’t suited to being used outdoors.
For a better outdoor product, choose Dekton, Neolith or Porcelain. These products are UV resistant, Thermal shock proof and so won’t dull or degrade over time so much as quartz would, which Silestone is made from.
Yes. Silestone worktops come with a 25 year warranty. You can find out more about the 25 year warranty on all Silestone worktops supplied by MGD here: Silestone warranty
Whilst both are great materials for use in kitchen worktops, customers choose Silestone worktops because they are more durable and non-porous and therefore don’t need sealing like Granite often does.
Granite is a 100% natural product and a lot of customers love it because it has a unique feel and no two worktops are the same, whereas Silestone is patterned to a design that is more common across multiple slabs.
General cleaning should be done with the avoidance of chemicals and abrasives. Normal cleaning with soap and warm water will suffice, with a rinse off with clean water afterwards.
Being made from an engineered quartz material, Silestone worktops are extremely hard-wearing and non-porous, whereas marble is much softer, more porous and needs a lot of maintenance to keep in good shape.
We believe, from a total cost of ownership point of view, that marble isn’t suitable for use as a kitchen worktop – it’s better for use in bathroom worktops (aka bathroom vanities), cladding and tiling projects. Marble can be used outside, making it ideal for extrnal cladding projects.
Silestone quartz worktops are available in marble-effect colours that simulate the beauty of natural marble, giving you an option for use in the kitchen.
Want to learn more about Silestone? Looking for more options to create a unique living space? Try these additional resources and consider pairing these with your Silestone Worktops to create a truly individual look:
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