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Silestone, a trademark for a brand of quartz stoves, is nonporous, making it safer and easier to maintain than granite stoves; buyers who prefer especially low maintenance may find Silestone to be superior. Quartz counte... More »

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The price of Silestone is comparable to mid- or high-range granite. Granite is more resistant to scratches and high temperatures, but also stains more easily. Both are comparable products, and choices between the two are... More »

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The difference between Silestone and granite countertops is that Silestone is 94 percent quartz, a mineral composed of silicone dioxide in a matrix of resins, and granite is an igneous rock composed largely of feldspar, ... More »

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The price of Silestone is comparable to mid- or high-range granite. Granite is more resistant to scratches and high temperatures, but also stains more easily. Both are comparable products, and choices between the two are... More »

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The difference between Silestone and granite countertops is that Silestone is 94 percent quartz, a mineral composed of silicone dioxide in a matrix of resins, and granite is an igneous rock composed largely of feldspar, ... More »

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Install a Silestone or quartz countertop by measuring the space, cutting the quartz, applying the adhesive and securing the quartz. You need a tape measure, a pencil, a saw, a spray bottle, protective clothing, safety go... More »

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"Silestone" is the brand name for a quartz surface material, which is designed with bacteristatic technology and produced by a Spanish company, called the Cosentino Group. This type of surface material works for counter-... More »

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