Are Silestone Countertops Right for You?

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Despite our name, our team at Creative Granite Group offers more than just granite—we also offer other types of natural stone, such as granite, and manufactured materials, such as quartz.

Are Silestone Countertops Right for You?

One of the many varieties of quartz we offer is Silestone, and in this article, we’ll go over some of its properties to help you decide if this material is right for you.

  • What is Silestone? – Silestone is a brand-name material made of a combination of quartz and other minerals held together with resin. The result is a homogenous material that closely resembles natural stone in appearance and texture.
  • How Durable is Silestone?Silestone countertops, like other counters made of engineered stone materials, are highly durable, often more durable than those made of natural stone. This material is highly resistant to scratches and scuffs, so it will continue to look great for years to come. It is also highly stain-resistant, so you won’t have to worry about spills leaving permanent stains on your Silestone countertops.
  • Does Silestone Need to Be Sealed? – Unlike natural stone, Silestone does not need to be sealed. The resin content in the material creates its own seal, covering the porous stone fragments with non-porous resin. You won’t need to worry about re-sealing Silestone counters, but instead can continue to enjoy them as they are for years to come.

If you have further questions about whether Silestone countertops are right for you, don’t hesitate to give us a call to get the answers you are looking for.