Man-made stone has been popular for years, and it offers a number of benefits over natural stone.Manufacturers mix a combinations of different materials such as crushed quartz, resins and various pigments to make an attractive, hard-wearing surface suitable for use in kitchens and bathrooms.
Silestone is a leading supplier of engineered quartz worktops for use in kitchens and bathrooms. Their quartz slabs have more than of 94% quartz, and they have a unique bacteriostatic protection, which is the key to minimize the spread of bacteria.
Quartz from silestone have silver ions that provide the bacteriostatic protection. This keep you kitchen worktop cleaner and more hygienic.
How Silestone is Bacterial Resistant?
The Silestone bacteriostatic protection factors are the silver ions. When bacteria come into contact with the surface, the silver compounds become activated. The silver ions interact with the bacteria, and affect their reproduction mechanisms. This can help reduce the spread of bacteria across the work surfaces, and potentially lead to a more hygienic environment for your kitchen.
What are the other benefits of quartz worktops ?
Quartz work surfaces can have a number of benefits, including that they are easy to clean, stain resistant and scratch-proof more than natural stone.
The impact resistance of surfaces such as, Silestone also means that it is safe to put heavy items such as pots and pans on it. It is also less likely to break or become damaged.
Engineered stone can also come in a number of different colours and textures to match the colour scheme of your home. Silestone has over 60 different colour options. So you can be sure to find a match no matter what colour you are looking for.
As Silestone is made from quartz, it is extremely hard-wearing and resistant to damage. That means that it is a perfect material for kitchen and bathroom worktops, floors and wall cladding.
If you want to find a surface for your kitchen or bathroom, that is hygienic, long lasting, durable and looks great, Silestone worktops are bacteriostatic that could give you everything you need. At Palazzo Stone we supply and fit all Silestone worktops. Contact us for instant quote.