Dekton by Cosentino: A Durable and Stylish Choice
When it comes to selecting brands for our showroom, we search for nothing but the best. Here’s everything you need to know about the ever-so-durable Dekton countertops from Cosentino.
Dekton by Cosentino is an innovative engineered stone surface composed of quartz, glass, and porcelain. These raw materials create a surface that is stain, heat, high scratch and UV resistant, making it the perfect solution for indoor and outdoor kitchens.
Dekton offers more than 40 colors across eight collections: Solid Collection, Natural Collection, Tech Collection, Wild Collection, XGloss Solid Collection, XGloss Natural, XGloss Basic, and Industrial Collection. Dekton’s ultra-compact surfaces come in a wide range of slabs in large formats with different thicknesses and design possibilities. Its versatility and extensive customization options allow designers and architects to make their ideas a reality.
The Dekton Advantage
High UV Resistance
When choosing your stone countertops it’s important to consider the long term wear of the materials. Dekton is a great choice due to it’s high ultra violet (UV) resistance. This means that these materials will not fade or degrade over time! This also makes Dekton Countertops perfect for both indoor and outdoor spaces.
Worried about scratching your kitchen countertops? Dekton might be a great fit for you. With these natural stone countertops, you won’t have to worry about a slipped knife causing a scratch! However, cutting boards are still recommended to protect your utensils.
Some countertop materials on the market are stain resistant, but we love to recommend Dekton to people in the kitchen remodeling process who are worried about stains since this material is 100% stain proof. Even the most stubborn stains like wine, coffee, markers and rust can easily be removed!
Another great feature of Dekton is its ability to withstand high temperatures & fire without burning, scorching or cracking. Hot pots and appliances like Crock Pots can be placed directly on the surface!
Resistant to ice & thawing
Looking for quartz countertops you can put outside? Dekton’s low coefficient of thermal expansion makes it Thermal Shock proof from both extreme heat and extreme cold. Iowa cold winters and hot summers are no match for Dekton!
When in the kitchen design process, we recommend doing research on materials to make sure everything you choose you’ll love forever. A great pro of Dekton is that it’s low maintenance and easy to clean due to the fact that it’s a non-porous material. Better yet, it never needs to be sealed!
The manufacturing process used to make Dekton allows the pigmentation to be controlled and decoration of the material giving better color consistency from slab to slab and resulting in a long lasting product that will not fade over time. The design style of the surface you install today will look and feel the same throughout its entire life!
Dekton can be used in so many more ways than just countertops! Thanks to Dekton’s size and lightness it can be used as a backsplash, in bathrooms, as a facade, walls & high-traffic flooring!
Want to meet with a Kitchen and Bath Designer to start designing with Dekton? You can schedule an appointment in our showroom with one of our experts now to start off your home improvement process right!
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