Kitchen Benchtops Melbourne

Whether you want to build a new small or luxury kitchen, or just renovate an existing kitchen, you’ll need to choose the benchtop that you’ll love to have in your kitchen. A kitchen renovation isn’t complete without the right kitchen benchtop. Moreover, a kitchen benchtop is the hardest working surface that you’ll have in your kitchen, so durability is a vital consideration. A kitchen benchtop is important not only from a functional viewpoint, but also from a visual viewpoint, and it adds value to your property.

Kitchen Benchtops Melbourne

Kitchen Benchtop Types

At Konnect Kitchen Store in Melbourne, we supply elegant and sturdy laminate and stone benchtops that are ready to be installed.

Laminate Benchtops

  • Laminate benchtops look stunning, are lightweight and budget-friendly, as well as, they are easy to install and maintain.

Stone Benchtops

  • Stone benchtops simply look impressive and are easy to maintain; it’s a pricier option but extremely durable.

Interested in getting quote estimate regarding the cost of kitchen benchtops — just visit our showroom or call 03 9796 3337.

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Kitchen Benchtop Materials in Melbourne

The trendiest kitchen benchtop materials are laminate, granite, marble and engineered stone.

  • Laminate benchtops are mainly preferred by those homeowners who want their kitchen ready quickly. Besides, maintaining laminate is easy, and they are cost-effective as well.
  • Stone benchtops comprise marble, granite and engineered stone — these are pricier options when compared to laminate, but they are very durable and look classy as well.

Laminated Benchtops

Laminated benchtops have come a long way and now the joints aren’t visible anymore, as they were during initial days. They come in a variety of designs, patterns, combinations, finishes and colours to give a fresh breath of life to your kitchen.

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Maintenance Tips for Laminated Benchtops

  • It is easy to clean laminated benchtops, as it responds fantastically to usual home cleaning sprays or soapy water to eliminate spills, dirt and grease.
  • Eliminate excess water and dry using a clean cloth.
  • Use chopping boards for food preparation and avoid cutting directly over the bench. Besides, refrain from putting hot objects onto the surface, as it will stain.
  • Also, don’t use scourers and abrasives, as they will dent the surface.

Marble Benchtops

Marble offers matchless classiness, elegance and function. Being a product of intense heat and pressure, marble is strong, looks good and requires less of maintenance.

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Maintenance Tips for Marble Benchtop

  • Marble kitchen benchtops require added care and maintenance.
  • For daily cleaning, all you need is a soft cloth and little warm water. A microfiber cloth will eliminate most stains or burns from perfected marble.
  • You can avert staining to a great extent with regular maintenance and sealing.
  • Nevertheless, polished marble can be re-polished using a marble polishing cream put on a soft cloth and applied to the affected areas.

Granite Benchtops

Granite is a very resilient material and is a natural rock, it is cut in its natural state, and is then polished for domestic use. Granite is ageless, stylish and extremely durable.


Maintenance Tips for Granite Benchtops

  • Using warm water and mild pH-balanced household cleaners, and a soft non-abrasive cloth or sponge, perform a simple wipe down. This is recommended for everyday cleaning.
  • Use warm water, mild soaps and soft clean cloth or sponge.
  • Refrain from using abrasive scourers, boiling water, acidic chemicals, bleaches, harsh detergents or oil-based cleaners such as turpentine.

Engineered Quartz Stone Benchtops

Quartz stone is the most popular engineered kitchen benchtops for sale in Melbourne that flawlessly imbibe the looks of natural stone, such as marble and granite. Quartz stone is available in a variety of traditional and modern colours, and they are very durable and easy to maintain.

Engineered Quartz Stone Benchtops in Melbourne

Maintenance Tips for Engineered Quartz Stone Benchtops

  • Clean your quartz stone kitchen benchtop daily after food preparation, especially if it comes in contact with food and beverage or day to day dirt, grime and bacteria.
  • Take some quantity of non-bleach, non-abrasive cleaners along with warm water and a wet cloth or sponge for routine cleaning.
  • All liquid spills of vegetables, fruits, food colouring and curries should be immediately wiped up and cleaned using a mild detergent and water.

Kitchen Benchtop Shapes

  • Modern kitchen benchtop shapes include L-shaped and U-shaped, as well as, straight-line and island kitchen benchtops.
  • When building a custom kitchen, both granite and quartz benchtops will lend your kitchen with an ageless look with its loveliness and elegance. As these are durable and strong materials, they will serve you for many years.

Kitchen Benchtop Prices in Melbourne

  • Laminated kitchen benchtops are a cheaper alternative when compared to engineered quartz stone or natural stone benchtops. Our prices for laminate kitchen benchtop begin from $160, and we have an array of approximately 10 colours that you can choose from, and we regularly update our colour range.
  • Examples of natural stone benchtops are marble and granite, whereas, engineered stone benchtops are marketed under various brand names. However, natural stone benchtops are on the upper side of the price range when compared to engineered stone. Our prices for stone benchtops begin from $400 per 3000 mm x 600 mm x 20 mm slab — we are far more competitively priced and have a range of approximately 7 colours in stock to select from, in our ready-made range.

Need a Quote for Kitchen Benchtop?

As every kitchen will vary in shape and size, so also benchtop measurements will vary. However, if you would like to have a quote for the kitchen benchtop of your choice, feel free to visit us or call 03 9796 3337.

Premium Products Competitively Priced

Konnect Kitchen Store supply premium products at competitive rates — this is the reason why other kitchen manufacturers buy all of their hardware supplies from us.

Single Point of Contact

When you choose Konnect Kitchen Store for your kitchen project, you’ll have the privilege of working with our expert project manager Mohamed Elmasri. Designing a kitchen involves choosing materials and appliances; determining a layout; working through plumbing and electrical configurations; and so much more. Mohamed can help put all of these pieces together so you get the kitchen of your dreams. He will be your single point of contact throughout the project. Mohamed will handle your job from start to finish making sure your project is delivered smoothly and on time.

You can sketch up your benchtop drawing (see, Sample Benchtop Specification) and fax or email it to us for your quotation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common frequently asked questions for kitchen benchtops explained underneath. If you could not find the answer you’re looking for, then please call us at Konnect Kitchen Store on 03 9796 3337, and we will be delighted to help you.

How do I get a quote for a brand-new benchtop?

  • Well, you need to specify your benchtop shape - for instance, U-Shape, L-Shape, Straight with island etc.
  • Secondly, measure the length and breadth of each benchtop slab - for example, if you have an L-Shape kitchen layout, then you’ll need to measure two sides (one side would be long and the other side would be short).

Send these details to, and we’ll get back to you. Alternatively, you can submit your specific benchtop requirements and get a kitchen benchtop quote online from here -

Can you replace kitchen benchtops? Is the removal of my old benchtop included in the quote?

We supply and install new benchtops only. Our quotation does not include removal of your old kitchen benchtop. Nonetheless, in most cases, we may be able to install new stone or granite benchtops on top of your existing benchtop.

Quartz or granite — which is better for kitchen benchtop?

Well, both quartz and granite are durable and sturdy materials. However, quartz is harder than granite, so it is more durable. Quartz is nearly indestructible, and as it is not porous like granite, it is possible to keep your kitchen benchtop bacteria-free.

What should I do if I have accidentally damaged my benchtop?

  • In case you have accidentally damaged your benchtop, call us at Konnect Kitchen Store on 03 9796 3337 or contact us to arrange a service visit.
  • One of our expert technical representatives will advise you on your alternatives and possible solutions once they inspect the extent of damage caused to the benchtop.

What is the best benchtop material for kitchens?

The best benchtop material for kitchens includes engineered stone, granite, solid surface, marble, stainless steel, polished concrete, porcelain, bamboo and ultra-compact-surface.

How much do kitchen benchtops cost with installation?

Our laminate and quartz stone benchtop start from the below-mentioned price range:

  • Pricing for a laminate benchtop starts from $200 in a tight form radius profile measuring 3650mm x 600mm x 39mm or more standard sizes available with different 10 colours options. We offer different edge profiles in laminated benchtops of well known brands such as Polytec, Laminex, Formica, Duropal, Wilsonart and more.
  • Our ready-made stone benchtop pricing starts from $480 in 20 mm and $520 in 40 mm slab with a huge range of colour choices — price will vary depending on the colour you select. We supply Essastone & Caesarstone Quartz Stone benchtops in standard sizes such as 3000mm x 600mm x 20mm, 3000mm x 800mm x 20mm, 3000mm x 600mm x 40mm and 3000mm x 800mm x 40mm.
  • Installation cost may differ per the benchtop layout, size and complexity of the job. So please contact us at Konnect Kitchen Store on 03 9796 3337 to know the quote for your benchtop material and installation cost.

How long does it take to install a stone and laminated benchtop?

For an average kitchen size, benchtop installation may take a couple of hours to half a day or more depending on the complexity and size of the job.

How do I redo a benchtop without replacing it?

One of the best alternatives is refinishing or redoing kitchen benchtops. However, there are quick and relatively easy fixes through which you can offer a new lease of liflamne to your existing kitchen benchtop or vanity countertop, which include:

  • Painting the benchtop or countertop in an artificial granite pattern.
  • Adding a sheet of laminate sheathing that resembles metallic or granite-like finish that bonds to your existing benchtop or counters.
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