The reviews pertaining to the sample are very unfair. If you don't want to pay $20 for the sampl...
November 22, 2019
The reviews pertaining to the sample are very unfair. If you don't want to pay $20 for the sample then don't but also do not give this beautiful quartz countertop a bad review. I almost did not purchase it based on the average being 3 or so stars. So unfair!
Came quickly and I was able to see more of the veining in the calalcatta gold in oder to make my final decision on the silestone counter tops. It also enabled me to put it with all my other colors for floor/cabinets/backsplash..etc to get my final color palette and textures. Thank you
When our Calacatta was installed, first thing I noticed is it is much more muted in color than samples or photos. Be aware it's going to look subtle in its veins. The other thing was it had a divot on delivery day that had to be polished out. Yesterday, I found 3 scratches on it, and we've only had it a month! We tried to figure out what would have made the scratches and can only think of a cutting board sliding across or maybe a plate with something underneath it.
I THOUGHT QUARTZ AND SILESTONE WASN'T SUPPOSED TO SCRATCH!
I am quite disappointed with this product, and I so wanted to enjoy our first countertop upgrade in a long time.
What would Silestone say to me about the scratches?
Photo not so good--flash makes it hard to see, but one scratch is to the right of my finger.
There is a one-star review on here that talks about the quality of the countertop sample. I don't...
July 04, 2018
There is a one-star review on here that talks about the quality of the countertop sample. I don't disagree that $20 is a lot for a small sample, but this is a sample so there will be differences from the actual product. I am one who had this countertop installed and it is gorgeous. It is about 1.25 inches thick, which is thicker than the sample. We were very impressed
I bought this because of sellers raving about how it’s better than granite. It’s “durable and strong like granite without being porous”, they said. I had this quartz installed over a year ago and wish I would’ve had granite installed. This quartz is beautiful don’t get me wrong but after spending thousands of dollars more than granite and reading up on do’s/dont’s, it’s basically like Formica in the sense you can’t put anything hot directly on it and you can’t chop on it because believe me it DOES scratch and easily. You should check out what is NOT covered under Silestone warranty. This calacatta gold again is beautiful but is so white (which is why I loved it) stains very easily especially with aluminum and natural foods with a lot of color. I’m meticulous in cleaning and maintaining my countertops. If I weren’t so diligent, there is no telling what it would look like. My dissatisfaction with this quartz boils down to being too much work when granite (which I’ve had before) is so much easier to maintain. I hope this helps! I know my review is wordy but I wish I would’ve done more research and had read reviews like mine before spending so much money on something so expensive.
The sample I received had very little color/veining through it,...
July 23, 2019
The sample I received had very little color/veining through it, compared to the sample I saw at the store. I have a hard time knowing if it is the one I really want, since I had so little of anything but white.