Black Starlight quartz worktops are one of the most popular worktops on the market today. On average we install about twenty worktops in Black Starlight every week and the demand for these worktops keeps rising. The main reason for this is due to the fact that Black Starlight has a dark black base colour combined with a brilliant sparkling mirror flecks.
Also Black Starlight quartz worktops are the most durable worktops that money can buy. They are scratch resistant, heat proof, stain resistant and have antibacterial properties. As quartz worktops are an engineered stone made from natural crystal quartz, which is crushed into a fine sand texture and mixed with 3 to 7% resin. Natural quartz crystal is an abundant gemstone that is mined from the ground it is one of the hardest stones known to man and ranks Number 7 on the Mohs hardness scale. The resin used to produce quartz worktops is also a natural product that occurs naturally in plants and trees.
All our Black Starlight quartz worktops are genuine Breton Spa quartz, which is the company who invented quartz worktops and hold the patent for these worktops. There are five major brands of genuine Breton Spa quartz, which are Compac, Silestone, Caesarstone, Technistone and Cimstone. However some less scrupulous companies in recent years have started importing imitation quartz from China. The issue with imitation quartz is that it is not scratch resistant, heat proof or stain resistant. Therefore you need to ensure that your Black Starlight quartz worktops are genuine Breton Spa quartz by ensuring it is from one of the five major brands.
Black Starlight quartz worktops compliment contemporary kitchens perfectly. Many clients who have a high gloss handles kitchen often chose Black Starlight quartz worktop. Black Starlight quartz worktops are also often used in bathrooms due to the fact that they are water resistant. Another advantage to Quartz worktops is they are very low maintenance and do not require any form of re-sealing or treatment after installation.
Finally quartz worktops are green too and contain very low levels of radon, which is a colourless, odourless and tasteless radioactive gas found in many household products. High levels of radon are a real health hazard that can cause many diseases such as lung cancer.