Silestone charcoal soapstone is one of the most preferable surface choices nowadays, most probably because the unique and remarkable characteristic. Silestone has ability to drastically transform the look of kitchen or bathroom space with its distinguishable texture and wide range of colors. It is suitable for various application, such as for flooring, countertops, backsplashes, and wall siding. The resistant quality to stains and porousness is making the material more favorable. You don’t have to worry about staining the surface of your costly surface with everyday products like coffee, vinegar, makeup, wine, and many more.
Silestone charcoal soapstone, is the soap stone or steatite inspired surface color. It has dark grey shades and with a hint of blue undertone, and has light grey to white highlights. The color contains both looks and the feel of natural stone, so it’s a perfect selection for you who want to achieve pure and organic energy. However, in case you want to opt for other options, there are approximately 90+ choices of color with various texture of Silestone to choose from, including vibrant colors like orange or yellow and neutral colors like white, cream, or beige. There are also several finishing options, such as Silestone charcoal soapstone suede, polished, or volcano texture.
There are many benefits that you can get by using Silestone surface materials. As it has been mentioned before, the Silestone has high resistance to scratch and scorch. It has been proven as one of the most durable materials on the earth. The countertops with this type of surface won’t be easily affected by viruses or bacteria from products’ stains. Most manufacturers add antimicrobial protection to prevent bacteria to grow on it. It also only requires low maintenance. Despite having the similar feel and beauty as marble or granite material, it doesn’t need special sealing or further maintenance. You only need to rub the surface with soft and non-abrasive cloth to protect the shininess.
However, there are definitely some cons that come with the pros. Silestone is probably not the best choice to make if your budget is intended to be minimal. It doesn’t have heat resistance quality too. You are not supposed to place hot pans or pots on top of the surface directly without any protective layer. The heat can affect both your pot and surface. The color of Silestone charcoal soapstone may permanently change and there is possibility that there would be ring formed around the pot.