Which is cheaper: Silestone or granite?

Answer Silestone is less expensive than granite. However, there are other factors to consider beyond cost when deciding between the two substances. While Silestone is cheaper, it is not as resistant to ma... Read More »

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Is silestone less expensive than granite countertops?

Silestone, a type of engineered stone countertop, is generally less expensive than granite. Silestone costs between $40 and $125 per square foot. Granite countertops can cost anywhere from $50 to $... Read More »

Is corian cheaper than granite?

While there is a wide range of pricing for both granite--available from various manufacturers--and Corian-- made by DuPont and available through DuPont retailers--countertops, granite is generally ... Read More »

Can silestone be drilled?

You can drill through silestone, but you must wear a mask and ensure that no unprotected persons are at risk of breathing in dust produced by the drilling process. Dust produced contains crystallin... Read More »

How much does silestone cost?

Silestone, a combination of quartz, crystal and polyurethane resin, generally costs about $100 to $150 per lineal foot installed as of 2010. Because of its durability, silestone can be used through... Read More »