10 Pros & Cons for Silestone Countertops

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Silestone is one of the most renowned brands when it comes to quartz countertops. This Spanish brand is one of the leaders in this industry and has over the years become the synonym for quality. As with any other material and brand, it has its advantages and disadvantages and it’s up to you to weigh whether the pros are prevailing the cons.


1. Silestone offers a certified warranty

Every Silestone countertops comes with a certified 25-year warranty, in writing. All you need to do is to register the product on our website.

2. Non-porous surface

Quartz is a man-made product that has a completely non-porous surface. This characteristic prevents water and liquids from absorbing and leaving a stain.

3. Highly hygienic

Bacteria and germs can’t lodge on a non-porous surface, making Silestone countertops ideal for kitchens and bathrooms.

4. Variety of colours

As we already mentioned, quartz is a man-made product, which means that pigments can be added to change the colour of it. In Silestone’s range, you can find classic choices that will be easy to incorporate into your home style. You can also find marble looking styles, but with the improved characteristics Silestone comes with.

5. It requires a very low level of maintenance

The cleaning is easily handled with just soap and water and it doesn’t need sealing, making it one of the easiest materials to maintain.

6. Durability

Quartz is a very hard and durable material that will not break or crack easily.

7. Long-term investment

Investing in Silestone countertops means that you will not have to worry about the replacement of your countertops for at least 25 years. The durability and the warranty it comes with are the guarantee that your countertops will both look beautiful and last for many years to come.


1. Sensitive to chemicals

Harsh chemicals that contain ammonia or bleach can damage the surface of your countertops and ware of its shine. Avoid such chemicals at all times and instead, use soap and water for cleaning. If your countertops accidentally come in contact with these chemicals, neutralize its effect with water.

2. Restricted to indoor use only

Silestone is made of 94% natural quartz and 6% resin and pigments. The resins in it are UV unstable, which is why quartz shouldn’t be used outdoors.

3. Very heavy

Quartz is naturally very dense and heavy material; some cabinets may require additional structural support before the installation of countertops.

Silestone is a world leader when it comes to quartz slabs. It offers the highest quality with a 25-year warranty.
At InovaStone, we offer Silestone countertops at competitive prices. We have a wide range of options to meet every buyer’s need. In just 7 days from your call, we will template, supply and install your new countertops.

For more information about the range and prices, please feel free to contact us.