Engineered Stone Myth #4: Engineered Stones Stain Easily

Welcome to Myth-Busting Mondays where we DEBUNK the myths surrounding popular products used around the home!

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For our fourth post, we’ll be discussing the likelihood of stains occurring on your Engineered Stone benchtop and the best way to matintain

Myth #4 – Engineered Stones will never stain

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Engineered Stone Myth #3: The Accuracy of Samples

Welcome to Myth-Busting Mondays where we DEBUNK the myths surrounding popular products used around the home!
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For our third post, we’ll be discussing just how accurate sample ships really are, to be followed next week by staining concerns in Engineered Stone products.

Myth #3 – Your new benchtop will look just like the sample you picked it out from

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Engineered Stone Myth #2: Engineered Stone cracks easily

Welcome to Myth-Busting Mondays where we DEBUNK the myths surrounding popular products used around the home!

For the next few weeks, we’ll be focusing on Engineered Stone products such as Caesarstone, Quantum Quartz, Smartstone and Essastone. Our first myth covered chipping in Engineered Stones – Click here to read!

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Myth #2: Engineered Stone cracks easily

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Materials & Finishes: Caesarstone Calacatta Nuvo™ 5131

We recently discussed the pros and cons of composite stone benchtops in the home; If you haven’t already, click here to have a read! 

In response to the popularity of Caesarstone’s latest colour, Calacatta Nuvo, we’ve put together a quick guide to this exciting new addition in Caesarstone’s catalogue to help you with your selection process!

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Materials & Finishes: Composite Stone

What is Composite Stone?

The term composite stone, or engineered stone refers to a stone surface commonly used throughout the home (most commonly as a kitchen benchtop). This type of stone has been manufactured by man as a more durable substitute to natural stone. Composite stones are commonly manufactured using a ratio of up to 93% natural quartz aggregates with pigments and polymer resins. There are also composite stones that are created using crushed marble powder combined with resin and polymers however, this type of product has been mainly used to create bathroom fittings rather than benchtops.

WK Stone - Quantum Quartz, Calacatta Quartz benchtop by Granite Planet
WK Stone – Quantum Quartz, Calacatta Quartz benchtop by Granite Planet

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