Rugged Concrete by Caesarstone Quartz
Rugged Concrete Quartz Material Description
Rugged Concrete is a dark grey quartz material that comes in a rough concrete texture. It is supplied to Polish Granite by Caesarstone company specialising in stone slab production.
Why Rugged Concrete is the perfect material for stone kitchen worktops?
To this day, quartz remains one of our best-selling stone worktops products. It is nearly infallible, defined by near-indestructible properties, easy cleaning & maintenance, but above all exceptional beauty. Quartz is modern, stylish, sleek and perfectly slots into any environment, as though it naturally belongs there.
The dark grey Rugged Concrete quartz worktops are incredibly sturdy and resistant to abrasion, cutting, staining and general wear and tear that impact other, weaker materials, like wood or laminate worktops. You may cut vegetables, fruit or meat directly on a quartz surface, forgoing the need for chopping boards. Even the sharpest of blades won’t scratch this durable stone.
The sleek quartz kitchen worktops are also completely waterproof. Since they are man-made products, they are imbued during the production process with special resins and agents that prevent all water absorption. Therefore, even if you leave a coffee, wine, grease or water spill over night, the worktop won’t soak any of it up, leaving the colour and pristine shine entirely unharmed.
Discolouration, chipping, and warping aren’t a threat to blemished & concrete effect Rugged Concrete kitchen quartz worktops. These are products blessed with incredible longevity and unmatched durability. In essence, these tops are a one-off purchase that lasts a lifetime.
What thicknesses are available for Rugged Concrete?
The slabs of Rugged Concrete by Caesarstone are available in 20mm or 30mm thicknesses. This stone material depth is ideal for multiple applications. From big projects like kitchen worktops, paving, flooring & wall cladding to smaller installations of coffee tabletops, dining tables or windowsills. Surfaces of this depth are manufactured in bespoke fashion, tailor-made to complete even the most demanding projects.
What makes Rugged Concrete so unique?
Product colour description:
Dark grey tones of this Caesarstone Rugged Concrete kitchen worktop material are synonymous with modernity and contemporary trends. Dark grey used to be associated with dull, stormy clouds or bland concrete, but for some reason, over the last decade, this hue really came to prominence as definition of trendiness. Whether you have white, cream, black, purple or even grey cabinets, this shade will suit them all. Dark grey worktops are all-embracing materials that slot perfectly into any environment, irrespective of surrounding kaleidoscope of lively colours.
Material structure & composition:
The thicker blemishes and occasional veins of Rugged Concrete spread throughout the surface in an irregular manner. The blemished surface creates a stunning, organic-looking composition reminiscent of polished marble. Finally, the worktop can brim with life which emanates from the depths of the intricate veins. This wild, untamed and unpredictable appearance will be ideal for lovers of natural stone elements, complementing other raw materials like wood, metal or glass.
Material recommended for:
- Modern kitchens,
- Kitchen islands,
- Waterfall/mitred side panels.
The concrete effect of Rugged Concrete is a one-of-a-kind composition. No other worktop material on the market (apart from concrete itself), can replicate and mimic the look of concrete as well as stone worktops. The usually greyish surface, with a worn feel and irregular pockmark effect make for a stunning foreground in contemporary kitchens that hold a raw, industrial, almost metallic vibe.
Material recommended for:
- Contemporary, minimalistic designs,
- Rough, industrial looking interiors,
- Kitchen islands + downstands.
What textures/finishes is this product supplied in?
The dark grey Rugged Concrete comes in a ‘rough concrete’ finish. This is a heavily matte, almost pitted texture that feels entirely coarse to touch. You can sense hundreds of minute bumps as you run your fingers through this surface. Fans of the ‘industrial’, chafed feel (to match their contemporary kitchen design) will adore this stone and its idiosyncratic finish.
Caesarstone are our long-term partner and trusted supplier of quartz slabs, namely the blemished & concrete effect Rugged Concrete. They’ve been at the helm of the quartz production since 1987, pioneering some of the first quartz worktop technology. This company is driven by passion to create. From cutting-edge production of quartz slabs via recycling of raw materials, to composition of a wealth of colours, patterns and intricate designs that allow our customers for flexibility in the field of interior design.
Each of Caesarstone’s product is enriched with living, vibrant essence that becomes timeless through the decades, keeping your quartz kitchen worktops fresh and modern. The impenetrable, near-indestructible properties of the products means that the quartz worktops are kept hygienic and clean.
Compared to inferior laminate worktops, the resilient Caesarstone materials don’t crack or produce minute crevices. Therefore, it makes it almost impossible for bacteria or mould to develop and thrive on the scratch-free surface. Furthermore, a Caesarstone quartz worktop is almost maintenance-free, granting you a daily peace of mind.