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How To Choose The Right Stone Benchtop

A Stone benchtop can make or break your kitchen, can have the best design and style choice of cabinetry BUT you really don’t want to ruin it with a poor choice of stone or laminate, Stone Benchtops can be quite versatile in their use, they also can cater for some of the below features,

Whether you’re building a new house, renovating an existing one, or contemplating a bathroom or kitchen upgrade, there’s one item that usually absorbs a good chunk of anyone’s budget. Benchtops!

When you’re talking stone benchtops, you’re looking the higher end of the market – usually marble, granite or limestone. All three are natural products quarried from the earth in slabs and then honed and refined into what you see on many kitchen surfaces around the world.

Stone is a low-maintenance style and offers endless design flexibility. Solid surface can also be joined seamlessly, which eliminates dirt traps, promotes clean lines and allows seamless integration of horizontal and vertical surfaces.

  1. Thick Edge Stone – Great Effect
  2. Stone with veins – Calacutta Stone
  3. Kitchen Splash Backs
  4. Kitchen Kickboards
  5. Matching Table Tops
  6. Matching TV unit Tops
  7. Create a solid border around your kitchen sink and window

5 Tips & Tricks at Choosing the right stone top.

  1. Research they type of stone e.g. Natural or man made or marble, the price differs enormously
  2. Choose a Colour type plain and 1 colour choice or a mix with speckles or vains
  3. Decide on the quality the costs differ between $2500 & $150,000 depending on size and quality.
  4. Research your brands e.g Essastone, Caesarstone and Smartstone.
  5. Consider Adding Timber to Enhance your design and decrease weight and costs.

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