What is Cimstone? Created in Italy, Cimstone is a stylish quartz worktop material available in natural colours and patterns which can mimic marble, granite and limestone. What is Cimstone made of? Cimstone quartz is made up of 93% quartz, one of the few natural substances that are harder than granite. The remaining 7% is made up of the bonding agents and dyes which gives Cimstone worktops their unique patterns and colours. Unlike granite slabs, which are cut whole from a quarry, quartz slabs are made from small particles of quartz […]
You can’t manufacture granite – it has to be 100% natural. With its natural beauty, durability and ease of cleaning granite is a great choice for a natural, environmentally friendly home. By making a deliberate decision to choose a natural material for your kitchen worktop you can reduce the number of toxic chemicals in your home as well as making a choice that’s better for the planet.
Sintered Stone is a popular choice among both designers and homeowners due to the versatility, beauty, practicality and affordability of the product. Brands such as Lapitec manufacture Sintered Stone that are used for everything from kitchen worktops to pool tiling, but what, exactly, is Sintered Stone? How is Sintered Stone made? Sintered Stone is manufactured using recent technological advancements which mimic the processes that form natural stones. While natural stones like marble and granite are formed over thousands of years, Lapitec stone slabs take just a few hours. Minerals and […]