Everything you Need to Know about Silestone Worktops


Selecting the best countertop for your kitchen space can be an incredibly difficult decision. Deciding between the many materials on the market can prove to be a confusing challenge. The product Silestone is manufactured from quartz, offering a variety of tones, styles and even finishes for kitchen worktops.

What is Silestone?

Silestone, manufactured from quartz, is well known for its durability and non-porous qualities. Silestone is also resistant to stains, scratches and bacteria when compared to alternatives. As Silestone, is relatively simple to customise, home owners are offered a high-end look without the high-end maintenance to go with it. Silestone is also often referred to as quartz.

Why Silestone is a good choice for your kitchen

Scratch resistant

Silestone is a scratch resistant surface. Also, as quartz is one of the most durable materials available, this durability is carried to Silestone worktops, making the surface very difficult to crack and chip. Even when compared to granite, Silestone comes out the winner and is considered the best choice for a worktop within busy kitchens!


Silestone countertops are non-porous. If we go back to the manufacturing process, during the creation of Silestone countertops, antimicrobial protection is added to quarts crystals to further prevent virus spreading or bacteria growth.

Easy to Clean

Although Silestone presents the same aesthetics as competitors’ granite and marble, it does not require the same maintenance levels as its competitors. Silestone worktops simply require a soft cloth couple with a non-abrasive cleaning solution to clean the surface.

Silestone is also impressively resistant to forceful impacts, allowing you to manoeuvre heavy objects around the kitchen without fear of damaging your kitchen countertop.

What type of kitchen do Silestone Worktops suit?

Regardless of the size of your kitchen, there is a form of Silestone worktop that will suit your kitchen space. The versatile material can be used for your countertop, floors and walls!

Where does Silestone work best?

Silestone countertops are renowned for being an excellent choice in contemporary kitchens and homes with an open plan. Homeowners that are looking for a surface that will provide them something a little different or require the intricate design that Silestone is susceptible to. The varying colour tones, surfaces and styles that are available make Silestone the only choice if you would like a lot of input into the makeup of your kitchen worktop.

Are you interested in incorporating a Silestone worktop into your kitchen space? The Marble Store manufacture a wide range of Silestone worktops. If you would like to find out more about Silestone worktops or want to start the design process today, then get in touch! Just call 0800 652 2013 to speak to an expert.


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