Green slate worktops lend an incredible aesthetic charm with their rich verdant hues and unique grain size, making them the jewel in any interior design project.
These green stone worktops, available in 2cm or 3cm thicknesses and large slab sizes, feature a textured finish that enhances their natural beauty. Their nuanced emerald tones and exceptional durability make them a favourite among homeowners, architects, and interior designers.
- Durable: slate is a strong, long-lasting natural stone that stands up exceptionally well to wear and tear. Ideal for busy households and high-traffic commercial spaces.
- Unique Aesthetic Appeal: With its distinct colours and refined grains, each green slate worktop has a one-of-a-kind charm that enhances the beauty of the space it adorns.
- Fuss-free Maintenance: Unlike other materials, slate requires minimal upkeep while offering an immaculate appearance.
Technical aspects of Green Slate worktops:
- 1. What measures can be taken to ensure the long life of a green slate worktop?
- 2. How does slate fare in heat and scratch resistance compared to natural stones?
- 3. What specific care practices should be applied to maintain the vibrancy of the actual slate’s colour?
Natural green slate, with its inherent strength, enhances not just the visual appeal but also the functionality of your kitchen.
This natural stone offers an ideal surface for culinary endeavours, from everyday meal prep to diligent baking sessions, exhibiting exceptional resilience. Slate’s natural resistance to heat and scratches preserves its pristine condition, regardless of the frequency of usage.
Applications of slate worktops in kitchens
One of the hottest trends in modern home design includes using these slate worktops against stark white cabinetry, adding an invigorating splash of colour to the space.
Traditional homes, meanwhile, find applications of slate worktops in kitchens to be the perfect accompaniment to rustic, wooden elements, creating cosy yet sophisticated homely decor.
Businesses with a natural or earthy aesthetic can incorporate slate worktops into their interior spaces, ensuring style and durability.
Opting for green slate over concrete worktops bestows unique advantages. While concrete may initially seem simpler and more affordable, it falls short in durability and maintenance.
On the other hand, slate offers a distinctive aesthetic and ensures longevity with minimal upkeep, making it the wise investment for your home or business.
Durability of Slate Countertops
With any investment in home, architectural, or interior design projects, the question, “How long do slate countertops last?” is a crucial driver behind decision-making. Allow us to set your concerns at ease. Slate countertops are renowned for their longevity.
Their natural stone composition imbues them with a durability that rivals traditional countertop materials. Properly maintained, these stalwart surfaces can last decades without losing their charm.
What maintenance is required for green slate kitchen worktops?
Maintenance is simple for green slate kitchen worktops: clean with mild soap and water, seal periodically, avoid acidic substances and abrasive cleaners, and dust daily with a microfiber cloth.
Unveiling the earth’s natural beauty, slate worktops cast an enchanting blend of deep, emerald hues, perfect for sprucing up your kitchen or other interior spaces. Each slab of our slate exhibits uniquely sized grains, a distinctive characteristic that sets these worktops apart. Boasting not only aesthetic appeal, the sturdy slate can withstand the test of time, making it a valuable addition to your interior design projects.
Should I get slate or concrete worktops?
Several vital characteristics make each stand out when evaluating slate and concrete worktops. Green slate boasts low maintenance, heat resistance, and natural aesthetics, while concrete offers design flexibility.
The Choice is Yours.
Maintenance: slate worktops are low-maintenance, non-porous, and bacteria-resistant. Concrete countertops, however, require regular sealing and may stain if improperly maintained.
Durability: Both materials are durable and heat-resistant, with slate suitable for kitchen use.
Colour and Design Options: Concrete provides a wide range of customizable colours, while slate offers natural variations with a more limited colour selection.
Heat Resistance: Green slate is a better insulator and safer for hot pans than concrete, although both materials are heat-resistant.
Material: Natural stone
Colour tones: Pastel green, bottle green
Thicknesses: 2 cm, 3 cm
Average slab size: 200 x 120 – 250 x 150 cm
Style: Solid, Streaks
Heat resistance: 650 °C
Hardness: 3.5 (out of 10 on Moh’s scale)
Applications: kitchen worktops, bathroom floors, fireplace, furniture, splashbacks, shelves and other uses.
- Slate is an excellent choice for kitchen worktops, upstands, or walls in homes and businesses, offering timeless beauty, durability, and affordability.
- Slate is suitable for outdoor use, as it is UV-resistant, making it ideal for outdoor worktops.
- You have various finish options with slate, including Honed, Satin, Duro, Riven, and more.
- Each slate worktop slab is uniquely crafted by nature, ensuring no two slabs are identical.
- Slate can withstand high heat (up to 300 degrees Celsius) and offers exceptional scratch and stain resistance.
- Consider how adding slate worktops can enhance your home's appearance and functionality and potentially increase its value in the future.
Green Slate Technical Data:
- Water Absorption: 0.27% by weight
- Density: 2790-2300kg/m^3
- Flexural Strength: n/a
- Compressive Strength: 82-84 MPa
As a natural material, Slate's warranty comes from nature and has inherent flaws and fractures that make it unique.
You can select from our Sensa, Naturamia, and Granith stone collections of branded natural materials if you prefer marble with a warranty. Our manufacturer's warranties for natural stone worktops range from 2 to 15 years.
Yes, slate is safe for food; being non-porous and stain-resistant, it won't absorb odours or flavours. Durable, heat-resistant, and easy to clean, it offers a hygienic option for serving cheese, charcuterie, and more.
Slate worktops belong to the lowest stone worktop price group. They are cost-friendly and durable, offering heat resistance and stain-free surfaces. While quartz boasts durability and colour options, it's typically costlier, making slate more economical.
Maintain slate worktops by daily wiping with a damp cloth and mild detergent, periodic sealing, avoiding acidic substances, dusting with a microfiber cloth, and refraining from abrasive cleaners to ensure longevity and pristine appearance.
RETURNS AND SHIPPING POLICY RETURNS
Except for damaged surfaces, all sales are final. Please call 020 39760029 or email HELLO@WORKTOPLIBRARY.CO.UK for more information before mailing exchanges or purchasing return products installed in faulty or damaged condition.
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We process all orders within one business day. However, specific stones may have longer lead times due to high demand or special-order items from other countries.
DELIVERY & INSTALLATION COSTS
We compute delivery and installation costs at the time of purchase. Our team of professional stone fitters install all stone surfaces.
Installation and delivery charges vary depending on weight, site access, and delivery location from our West London, United Kingdom workshop.
INSTALLATION & DELIVERY ADDRESSES
Stone worktop installation is available in London and up to 150 miles of surrounding areas. Don't hesitate to contact our Worktop Library Service Team at (20) 39760029.