FAQ on Which is Betterfor Stone Kitchen Benchtops, Marble? Granite? or Others?
Which Stone is Better for example for Kitchen Benchtops
Which is better: man-made stone or natural stone and what are their benefits?
Marble and Granite are natural stones that have the elegant beauty with range of bright
colours created from the natural heat and pressure on sedimentary rocks.
They vary in their colours, irregular markings, veins or fissure lines witch are inherent in natural stones. Please be aware that no two tiles or slabs will be the same.
As an engineered stone, Caesar stone is a 91~95% quartz based product that has outstanding properties to ensure ease of maintenance and longevity of your surfaces. It will withstand exposure to tea, soda, wine, vinegar, lemon juice and strongly colored spices. (Copy right @ Caesar stone) It will never require sealing.
Quantum Quartz/Silestone/Stone Italiana and Smart stone are known as man-made or reconstituted stones.
Quantum Quartz contain Quartz and silicate minerals that are resistant to acids, alkalies, chemicals and solvents, making it highly resistant to heat, scratch, chipping, stains and to mildew and mould and also immune to freezing and thawing. For these reasons they are easy to maintain and take care of.
Smart Stone is produced with the very latest technology developed by Breton Spa, Italy. The product consists of 91% ~ 94% natural quarts, with polyester resin (the binding agent) and pigment (colouring) making up the rest. These elements are combined through a process of vacuum vireo compaction (patented Breton System) and heating resulting in a high performance unique solid surface. With Smart Stone you get what is effectively a natural product combined with the latest technology on offer in the world today.Just like Quantum Quartz, Smart stone has the look and feel of natural stone and it is highly resistant to Stains, Scratch, Heat and Chipping. Its natural lustrous shine is maintained with only simple and routine cleaning.
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