VANITY TOPS EXPLAINED [Timberline]

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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
Easy to repair if scratched
Strong
Not susceptible to chipping
10 Year warranty
Australian Made
Can be cut down to custom size if required

CON’S
No Overflow
Susceptible to heat damage (e.g. hair straightener)


SCULPTURED MARBLE VANITY TOPS


Sculptured Marble (Poly Marble) vanity tops are moulded using a heavy polymer. They are then coated with a durable glossy coating.

PRO’S
Very straight and flat
Durable
Light scratches repairable
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
Limited range of sizes


MEGANITE SOLID SURFACE


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


FREESTYLE® SOLID SURFACE


The Freestyle Surfaces from Laminex® are a durable mix of resins providing a strong, solid surface with a luxurious satin finish. With 30mm thick edges they speak of quality and style.

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

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