Vanity Tops Explained

Acrylic Vanity Top

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 & Strong
  • Easy to repair if scratched
  • Not susceptible to chipping
  • 10 Year warranty
  • Australian Made
  • Can be cut down to custom size if required *only suitable for wall to wall usage

Con's

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

Polymarble Vanity Tops

PolyMarble vanity tops are moulded using a heavy polymer. They are then coated with a durable glossy coating.

Pro's

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

Con's

  • Susceptible to chipping
  • Limited range of sizes

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

Dolomite Vanity Tops (Matt)

Dolomite vanity tops are made up of mineral composite and showcase elegance & sophistication. Dolomite, being the main ingredient, is composed of calcium magnesium carbonate. Rocks containing this raw material are sourced from selected certified mines in the EU and brought to you in these stunning pieces, finished with an elegant, smooth matte surface.

Pro's

  • Clean crisp lines for easy cleaning
  • Durable & Very Strong
  • 5 Year warranty

Con's

  • Surface can scratch if not treated with care
  • Limited range of sizes

SilkSurface

SilkSurface is a high performance 20mm acrylic solid surface. Manufactured using a special multi-process technique - these solid surfaces have a beautiful blend of colours with a 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

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

Corian® (Pond) Top

Corian® from DuPont® tops are made from a single piece of 12mm thick solid surface material and thermoformed to shape the basin. A durable mix of resins provide a very hardwearing Matt surface for years of serviceability.

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