Stone Benchtop Factors to Consider

Check out this infographic we found from Victoria Stone Gallery on what stone benchtop factors to consider. TrendStone Quartz feature on it, see how we come out amongst other types of stone.

Stone Benchtop Factors to Consider – Victoria Stone Gallery

There are a few important things to factor in in terms of practicality, your lifestyle, budget and of course the look that you’re going for in your kitchen. But don’t let that daunt you – there’s an option for everyone. We’ve put together a quick glance at what stone benchtop factors we think might help when considering your choices.

Quartz Slabs Just Got Bigger | Trendstone XL

Quartz Slabs Just Got Bigger | Trendstone XL – Victoria Stone Gallery

It is rare to get any sort of slab past the 3-metre long mark. Long slabs are desirable in many cases, as smaller slabs have limits on what you can do. With Trendstone XL, there is less wastage, less labour required and turn around time faster.

The Kitchen Starts With the Countertop

The Kitchen Starts With the Countertop – Victoria Stone Gallery

In a well-designed kitchen, prep space is key. The countertop often stands out simply because it covers so much space, especially as the kitchen becomes a primary living area, and islands become the norm. “Designers are working with homeowners to make sure the workspace is visually appealing.

Trendstone Quartz- What You Need To Know

Trendstone Quartz is an engineered stone manufactured from up to 93% quartz. The balance is made from polymer resins and pigments.


Quartz is one of the hardest minerals on earth, so by nature, Trendstone Quartz is extremely robust and durable. It is an excellent long-term investment for business and home owners.

It is also naturally non-porous due to it’s mineral make up. It will not soak up spills or stain easily, making it a sensible and safe choice for any surface in the home. The product is extremely low- maintenance, while still looking top notch.

Trendstone Quartz does not wear easily, ensuring long-term satisfaction. It makes a beautiful and long lasting countertop, splash back or vanity top that will not fade with time.

TrendStone Quartz slabs have the industry standard limited 10-year manufacturer’s warranty. 


Trendstone Quartz comes in a wide range of exciting and stylish colours. We have many neutral colours like whites, blacks and greys that are super popular with our clients in New Zealand. Each one in unique in its own way, and has different patterns and embellishments. Sometimes these differences can be very subtle between stones, so we always advise to view samples before making an order. We also have bright coloured slabs available that are really popular in other parts of the world. This ensures there is something for every customer, for every business and for every home.



Trendstone Quartz slabs come in extra large sized slabs 3200 x 1600mm. This is unique to the industry, other comparable quartz products are available in much smaller slabs, meaning that more of it is needed to get the design the customer wants. Due to the extra large size of the slabs, unsightly joins in countertops are minimised and less cutting is required.

Trendstone Quartz is safer and easier to work with and ultimately more affordable for the customer.


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