Choosing a new material for your kitchen counter can be a difficult choice. It is important to consider that it is both suitable to your needs and can stand up the demands of the kitchen. Natural stone worktops are becoming increasingly popular and for good reason. Silestone worktops are perfect in many ways for use in the kitchen, as it is durable, stain resistant, and low maintenance
If you are thinking of installing a new worktop in your kitchen, here are some very good reasons to consider choosing Silestone…
Natural stone worktops have a definite air of beauty about them that is hard to achieve with man-made materials. There is a choice of different natural materials to suit your individual style and taste, such as granite, marble and limestone. Aesthetically there is also a wide range variety, from plain, fine grain surfaces to stunning veining, the fascinating patterns of granite and, for example, the delightful river-like seems found in the Sensa Granite Orinoco.
Having a natural stone worktop is definitely a focus point within your home, adding and elegance to your living space.
Timeless & Unique
Kitchen worktops that are made from natural stone do not age; they are completely timeless constructs, meaning that your design will last for many years. Every piece of stone is a unique creation, so you can be assured that your kitchen counter is, in many ways, your own.
Visually stunning effects can be created in the kitchen by the use of this remarkable material with our skilled mason’s hand crafting each worktop to the highest standard.
The majority of natural stone is well known for its durability and strength. Silestone is a compound made up of 90% natural quartz, which make it extraordinarily hard and resilient. It is an excellent surface for kitchen worktops, bathrooms, floors and wall cladding using the minimum number of joints. These are qualities that are incredibly beneficial to have in a worktop, as they need to completely withstand the demands of a kitchen, where heavy and hot objects may come into contact with it on a regular basis. A natural stone worktop will last for many years and will not require replacing like other surface materials.
Add Value to Your Property
Luxury stones, such as marble and granite, add a certain level of prestige and class to a property because of their widely acknowledged qualities. A high quality worktop surface, such as Sensa Granite, may contribute to an improvement in your homes property value.
The colours of natural stone are one of its major appealing factors. Formed over millions of years, under immense geological pressure, fascinating patterns, textures and shapes have been created through a natural process.
Silestone is available in more than 90 colours, making sure that there is a Silestone colour for you. With 3 different textures to combine, polished, suede and volcano, there are countless possibilities.
Natural stone is often viewed as a cost-effective, long-term investment. Initial costs often exceed alternative materials. However, factoring in that natural stone will stand the test of time and last for many generations, whereas its rivals may last a considerable amount of time yet still require replacing eventually. Add to this the reality that natural stone worktops can improve the value of your property and it may result in natural stone not being as expensive as one first thought.
If you are thinking of changing your kitchen worktop, it is important that you get one that is suitable for the job. Although a lot of natural stone does require annual sealing, this will make it completely waterproof and, therefore, make it highly suitable for kitchen use. Silestone is a non-porous surface and highly resistant to stains from coffee, wine, lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, makeup and many other everyday products.
Relatively Low Maintenance
Whilst some surface materials require more maintenance than others, natural stone on the whole is relatively low maintenance and may suit households that have a busy lifestyle. Marble requires a little more specialist care and many cleaners cannot be used on this precious stone; however, as long stains are cleaned up immediately, most natural stone will only require daily cleaning of wiping with a damp sponge.
Direct from the UK’s leading specialists, Worktops.net
Are you looking to add class and value to your home by creating the perfect kitchen or attractive yet functional bathroom? If so we are the ideal people to help you with this. We produce the highest quality premium kitchen worktops, and bathroom vanity tops, all at trade prices. Worktops.net are are proud to make luxury work surfaces truly affordable. To help you from the start we have a dedicated team of sales and technical experts who can talk you through all the options, from material choice to final colour choice, answering any technical questions you may have along the way. We can even organise a home appointment with one of our design team. Our long-time served team of masons will then manufacture your kitchen worktops in our state-of-the-art factory; with their years of expertise they will fabricate the worktops to your exact requirements and with a professional finish. If you want the highest quality kitchen worktops crafted in Britain, choose Worktops.net. Call us now on 0208 935 5337!
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