Quartz is a manmade, stain-proof material.
It’s made of 93-94% natural quartz and 6-7% polymer resin.
What does this mean?
Well, this helps the material maintain a consistent colour and pattern, which means styles can be made to suit both modern and traditional kitchens.
Read our full article on quartz worktops here.
Dekton is another material which can be styled for both modern and traditional kitchens.
Unlike Quartz, which is stain-resistant, Dekton is stain-proof.
That’s because it has a completely non-porous and scratch resistant surface.
Another great feature is that it’s UV resistant. So, if direct sunlight can find its way to your worktop, then a Dekton surface will not fade over time.
The benefits of Dekton:
The downsides of Dekton:
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Marble is often seen as a luxury alternative to other stone products.
The downside is that marble can be delicate. It can be scratched and etched.
However, once sealed, this isn’t much of a problem.
The beauty of marble is often one that is often hard to match with other stones.
The benefits of Marble:
The downsides of Marble:
Read our full article on marble worktops here.
Granite is an igneous rock and one of the most hardest wearing of all natural materials, with a beautiful look and feel.
It is found across the globe, from India to Brazil, with each quarry producing a stone with its own unique colour and characteristics; all being ideal for the purpose of a worktop in any room.
With different types of granite to suit all budgets, it is an exceptionally versatile material that is often used for work surfaces in kitchens and bathrooms, domestically and commercially, providing a stylish look and a feel.
The benefits of granite: