SILESTONE

Granite World supplies Silestone, which is the leading brand for engineered quartz in the world. It has been used in many different home applications, but the most popular options of these are the kitchens and bathrooms. It is typically used for a higher quality redesign. All of the materials produced by these brand feature the bacteriostatic technology, which is an advanced technology that is only offered by this company. Another great thing about it is that Silestone is the only brand that will offer a certified warranty in writing for their surfaces. This warranty is no joke either: it is a 25-year transferable warranty. As far as the engineered quartz itself, it is a very versatile surface. As with most granite, it is stain resistant, scratch resistant and heat resistant. In addition that that, it is high acid resistant and impact resistant. With Silestone, you can always find exactly what you are looking for.

There is a wide range of colours to choose from. There are 60 colours and each of the colours comes with a variation in texture or style as desired. The textures offered, that can also be combined, are polished, extra-rugged, and matte. This brand of quartz is made of 94 percent quartz and some other added components to make it more durable.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

When it comes to choosing a renovator to transfor the interior of your home, quality and trust should never be compromised. Working with a professional is an absolute must. With over 15 years experience and a real focus on customer satisfaction, you can rely on us for your next renovation, driveway sett on home repair. Our installations are carried out by fully trained staff to the highest professional standards. Always on time and on budget.

Renovate has proven results for setting exceptional standards in cost control, planning, scheduling and project safety. We have experience that gives us a competitive advantage over others in our field.

WHY CHOOSE US

With over 15 years experience and a real focus on customer satisfaction, you can rely on us for your next project. We provide professional renovation and installation services with a real focus on customer satisfaction.

  • EXPERIENCE: Over 15 Years experience in all types of projects from residential to commercial.
  • SERVICE:  At Granite World, the customer comes first. Whether you are looking for a single, small piece or a large, commercial solution, we will give you the same level of attention and support.
  • FREE: Our advice and expertise are free. To us what matters most is that you get the right result for your project no matter what.
  • GUARANTEE: At Granite World, we supply warranties for every type of stone. Ask us about our stone warranties.
  • BEST VALUE: We combine quality workmanship, superior knowledge and low prices to provide you with service unmatched by our competitors.
  • SAVING TIME:  We have the experience, personnel and resources to make the project run smoothly. We can ensure a job is done on time.

POPULAR QUESTIONS

Can stone crack?

Stone is an incredibly strong material and is often selected for that very reason. With normal use, there is no reason that your stone should crack. The most likely times for cracks to occur are in transit or at installation. Therefore, it is important to have your stone installed by qualified installers. We offer an installation service to all of our Perth clients to ensure that their product is installed correctly and safely.

Does stone stain?

Despite how it may appear, natural stone is porous. This means that if it is left unsealed then staining can occur. Red wine, beetroot, coffee, chocolate, tomato sauce, mayonnaise, any of these things and many more can stain a stone surface and leave a lasting mark. To avoid this it is important to seal your natural stone regularly and clean it promptly.

Engineered stone is non-porous and therefore much easier to keep stain free. The adhesive that binds the stone together in engineered stone creates its own permanent seal that protects your surface.

Which type of stone should I use for my kitchen counter?

The best choice of stone for your kitchen counter will depend on how your counter is going to be used as much as the look you want for the room. Things to consider when choosing a stone are:

Is it likely to get stained?
Are people likely to put hot dishes directly on the surface?
Does it need to blend with other features in the room?
The best way to choose the right stone is to speak to one of our team. Our advice is free and we can help you make the best decision that will last you a lifetime.

What are the advantages of engineered stone?

Engineered stone, like Essastone or Caesarstone, are non-porous, hygienic and easy to clean. They still have all the beauty of natural stone with none of the high maintenance needs. The superior strength of engineered stone means that it can be cut to much smaller sizes than natural stone and, if chipped over time, it can be polished back to a ‘like new’ surface.

What size of stone can you cut?

At Granite World, we can cut stone to as thin as 20ml. Our machinery is the most up-to-date and the experience of our stonemasons means we can give our customers the very best results from their stone.

How do I clean and take care of my stone?

Natural stone, such as marble or granite, should be cleaned regularly with warm water and a non-abrasive cloth or sponge. Special stone cleaners that are pH balanced can also be used for cleaning natural stone. Do not use abrasive products of general purpose cleaners or products that contain lemon, acids or vinegar as these will damage the surface.

Engineered stone, such as Essastone or Caesarstone, should be cleaned with warm soapy water using a mild detergent and a soft cloth or sponge.

Is it necessary to seal your stone?

Natural stone, like marble or granite, is slightly porous and must therefore be sealed in order to avoid staining. It is important to regularly reseal your marble or granite surfaces to keep them protected as much as possible.

Engineered stone does not need to be sealed. Although it is made up of crushed natural stone, the adhesive that binds it together creates a seal, protecting it from staining without the need for additional sealant or protection.