By: Akribela  09-12-2011
Keywords: Quartz


Akribela uses only the best solid surface products.   Our acrylic solid surface and quartz products carry a minimum 10-year transferable warranty and our most popular acrylic line (Hi-Macs from LG), and Silestone Quartz carry an industry-leading 15-year transferable warranty.

– We carry products from 6 manufacturers, including LG, Samsung, Avonite, Formica, Dupont and Wilsonart.  All of these products have been selected as they have met our high quality standards.  Product lines include New and .


  • appears seamless
  • non-porous & therefore very stain resistant
  • scratch resistant
  • hundreds of colours available
  • can be invisibly repaired
  • finishes range from matt or satin to high gloss
  • can be thermoformed into curved shapes
  • can have one-piece coved splash (tile cove, regular or even full-height)
  • can incorporate translucent and coloured inlays
  • are easy to care for (does not require sealing)
  • available as recycled product with up to 40% recycled content
  • can be easily refinished to like-new condition

– made from 100% natural quartz, one of the hardest natural substances known to man.  We offer all the major brands including, , backed by a 15-year in-home warranty.


  • seams are barely perceptible
  • non-porous & stain resistant
  • highly scratch resistant
  • huge range of colours available
  • finishes include leather and polished
  • easy to care for (does not require sealing)
  • extremely durable
  • anti-microbial protection (patented as MicrobanTM) from Silestone


  • beautiful appearance
  • with the proper care, it will last a very long time
  • each slab is unique
  • comes in a wide variety of hues and colours
  • highly resistant to scratches, cracks, and breakage
  • heat resistant


LG HI-MACS Acrylic Solid Surface is our most popular product as it offers the best price with the longest warranty; an industry leading

. New colours are launched on a regular basis adding to the already extensive selection.

Like other acrylic solid surface, it is a  1/2″ thick solid homogeneous sheet or slab resistant to stains. This means the color and design are consistent throughout making it ideal for surfaces that are subject to moisture and heavy wear. This non-porous surface rejects the growth of bacteria making it the logical choice in areas of food preparation, even over sealed granite. It has the elegance of stone with a seamless look, giving you creative license to explore your ideas with confidence.

Avonite Studio Collection


™ utilizes a blend of acrylic and polyester

to create unique, designer colours unavailable in any other solid surface line.

This portfolio of designer colours celebrates visionary colors, realistic textures, recycled products and rich groupings inspired by glass, concrete, precious metals, and an eclectic array of natural materials.

This is our most expensive product lineFrom drama and dynamic focal points to old world artistry and classic elegance, this line is your source for eye-catching kitchens, uniquely personal master havens, showcase powder rooms, and specialty environments throughout your home.

Staron® Solid Surfaces by Samsung are acrylic surfacing materials with an impressive color range.     Available in more than 70 colors, there’s a Staron® color-choice to complement any interior.  The Tempest Series offers a very stone-like product with depth and clarity.

Like the other solid surface materials that we offer,  Staron® Solid Surfaces are also highly functional. They’re durable, stain-resistant, easy-to-clean, and repairable. A healthy countertop choice, Staron® is nonporous, so bacteria, molds and moisture cannot penetrate its surface.

Imperceptible seams, plus the option to incorporate Staron® sinks or bowls, enables designers to customize a one-of-a-kind integrated solid-surface countertop system.

Formica® Solid Surfacing is an elegant material available in a variety of unique colors and patterns. It gives a rich, luxurious feeling to kitchen counters, islands,  bars, vanity tops, windowsills, tabletops, and many other applications.

Formica®Solid Surfacing is one of the most beautiful surfacing materials available today, but also one of the most durable.

Like all of our other solid surface products, Formica® Solid Surfacing is resistant to heat, stains, bacteria, and impact. It is nonporous, with the same color and pattern running throughout its thickness. This combination of features provides a deep, rich appearance that’s easy to care for, so its beauty can be preserved for years to come.

LG HI-MACS is ready to tell its exciting eco-secret. The LG HI-MACS Eden Collection is a lush new line of earth-friendly surfaces featuring six natural colors inspired by garden botanicals. This line is one of the most environmentally conscious acrylic products in the industry and like all LG surfaces, Eden solid surfaces are non-porous, anti-microbial and stain resistant, and backed by a 15-year warranty.

The Eden Collection is created from a minimum of 12% pre-consumer recycled material and certified for recycled content by the Scientific Certification Systems (SCS). Use of Eden in your designs will earn credits towards LEED certification in the categories of Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy & Atmosphere, Materials & Resources, and Indoor Environmental Quality. Bonus credits are also available for Process and Design Innovation.

Sustainable Design

Made from 40% SCS-certified post-industrial scrap (equal to a


content value of 20%).

Avonite’s solution has been to adhere to the principles of sustainable design – the art of designing and constructing buildings which comply with the principles of economic, social and ecological sustainability and conservation. Widely acknowledged as an innovator in solid surfacing, Avonite Surfaces has leveraged that excellence to create ecologically sound products which are cost-effective and elegant.

Quartz is a dimensionally consistent material with an attractive appearance that is stronger and more durable than natural stone. And with hardness and thermal ratings many times that of marble and plastic laminates, Quaartz countertops withstand typical wear and tear beautifully. This makes a Quartz countertop a perfect choice in the kitchen.
A Quartz countertop is also ideal for areas prone to spills and stains like the kitchen since they are easy to clean.

The non-porous surface makes these countertops virtually stainless and the high percentage of quartz in these engineered stone, they do not need to be sealed.

We have partnered with a great local company to be able to offer you Quartz surfaces in almost any product available on the market, all in one location.   This saves a lot of shopping around for you as most quartz shops only offer one or two products.   We offer all the major brands including:  Silestone, Viaterra, Cambria and CaesarStone.


For those of your who prefer the look and feel of natural stone, through our local parner, we are able to offer you a wide selection of stone with competitive pricing.

Keywords: Quartz