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Vanity Tops Explained

Acrylic Vanity Tops

Acrylic vanity tops are formed from a durable acrylic sheet.

This is heat formed to an exact mould and then back filled with a heavy compound.

Pro’s

  • Massive range of sizes
  • Very straight and flat
  • Durable
  • Easy to repair if scratched
  • Strong
  • Not susceptible to chipping
  • 10 Year warranty
  • Australian Made
  • Can be cut down to custom size if required

Con’s

  • No Overflow
  • Susceptible to heat damage (e.g. hair straightener)

Sculptured Marble Vanity Tops

Sculptured Marble (Poly Marble) vanity tops are moulded using a heavy polymer.

They are then coated with a durable glossy coating.

Pro’s

  • Very straight and flat
  • Durable
  • Light scratches repairable
  • Strong
  • Overflow
  • 5 Year warranty

Con’s

  • Susceptible to chipping
  • Limited range of sizes
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Ceramic Vanity Tops

Ceramic vanity tops use porcelain ceramic moulding techniques for a traditional look and feel.

Pro’s

  • Traditional look and feel
  • Overflow
  • 5 Year warranty
  • Heat resistant

Con’s

  • Susceptible to chipping
  • Smaller range of sizes
  • Surface variations to be expected due to ceramic tops being hand made from natural materials
  • Susceptible to cracking due to impact

Meganite Solid Surface

MEGANITE is a high performance 20mm acrylic solid surfaces.

These solid surfaces have a beautiful blend of colours with realistic granite appearance.

Pro’s

  • Non Porous
  • Very easy to repair if scratched
  • Good stain resistance
  • Crack and chip resistant
  • Can be drilled on site with normal wood holesaw
  • 10 Year Warranty

Con’s

  • Scratches easier than Caesarstone
  • Doesn’t have the natural stone ‘cold’ feel

 

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FREESTYLE® Solid Surface

The Freestyle Surfaces from Laminex® are a durable mix of resins

They provide a strong, solid surface with a luxurious satin finish.

Pro’s

  • Non Porous
  • Very easy to repair if scratched
  • Good stain resistance
  • Crack and chip resistant
  • Can be drilled on site with normal wood holesaw
  • 10 Year Warranty

 

Con’s

  • Scratches easier than Caesarstone
  • Doesn’t have the natural stone ‘cold’ feel

CAESARSTONE®

Caesarstone® is a 20mm thick engineered stone product that has all the timeless beauty of natural stone.

The durable surface is easy to clean.

Manufactured with 93% natural quartz, they make a practical and hard wearing surface.

Pro’s

  • Scratch resistant
  • Very ‘natural’ appearance
  • Heat resistant
  • ‘Cold’ to touch like real stone
  • 10 Year Warranty

Con’s

  • Susceptible to chipping
  • Can crack with impact
  • Repair is not possible once damaged
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