As both a cook and a designer I often get asked about which materials are best for kitchen benchtops. My answer is always honed marble (my personal favourite varieties are statuary or Carrara) or soapstone. I really enjoy their mellow appearance set against the polished fixtures of my kitchen and its semigloss-painted cabinets.
How Much Do Caesarstone Benchtops Cost To Install
In 2001, Caeserstone introduced engineered quartz benchtops in the Australian market. This resulted in it capturing a large percentage of the market that demanded engineered quartz bathroom and kitchen benchtops or stone.
Kitchen designers marketed it before as the most affordable alternative comparing it with granite, its advantages and engineered stone benchtops became visible.
You need to know more about the caesarstone benchtop and the following are some of the things you should know:
- Definition of caesarstone
- The best caesarstone benchtop
- Profiles and finishes of caesarstone
- Cost of caesarstone benchtops
It’s known to be a brand name for engineered stone materials which are known to be manufactured using a combination of resins, quartz and other additives.
Caesarstone has a similar appearance with natural stone but has a uniform appearance. You can get some that are similar to natural stone. At times it can be defined as composite.
Caesarstone has some special qualities that come about due to the combination of materials, they include:
- Has more durability than marble and granite.
- Does not break easily like natural stone.
- Has a resistance for stains compared to granite and marble.
- If you compare it to marble and granite it’s less porous.
The best caesarstone benchtop
There is a product range for caesarstone compared to when it was first introduced in the market.
There six different product and they are:
- Concetto that almost resembles the precious stone
- Supernatural ultra
There is price variations for the products
According to their names, standard is known to be inexpensive then deluxe, then premium and finally supernatural. People who purchase the products and the kitchen designers say that supernatural products cost 15%-20% higher than the standard product.
Profiles and finishes of caesarstone
It has a variety of thickness13mm, 30mm, 25mm and 20mm.There is also another category to choose from that is, laminated double thick, standard pencil and mitred edge that has a fascia panel attached to it.
Cost of Caesarstone benchtops
You will get them on a quote basis basically per square meter if it’s an engineered stone benchtop and it includes installation. For stone benchtops you can buy them in slabs.