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Kitchen Benchtops

INNOVATIVE 7MM STONE Benchtop Overlay

How Does Benchtop Resurfacing Work?

Granite Transformations Sydney South

Step 1 - No Fuss

Our experienced craftsmen carefully measure and template your project.

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Step 2 - No Mess

Your new benchtops are handcrafted for an exact fit and bonded to your existing benchtop.

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Step 3 - No Comparison

Enjoy your beautiful, maintenance free benchtops with 10 year warranty.

Book Your (Free) Benchtop Quote

Dreaming of a stunning new stone or marble benchtop that transforms your kitchen? Why wait? Our seasoned kitchen designers are ready to bring the showroom to your doorstep! Imagine vibrant discussions about colours, layouts, and all things kitchen – tailored just for you!

What Sets Us Apart?   

Fresh Ideas! Our expert designers offer friendly advice and innovative solutions you might not have considered. 

No Stress, No Pressure! We prioritise your peace of mind, steering clear of pushy sales tactics. 

Affordable Luxury! Discover high-quality benchtop surfaces that won’t break the bank, available in a wide range of colours and layouts.

Ready for a kitchen transformation that exceeds expectations?  Call us at 02 9531 2004 to chat with our friendly design team or get smar and book a free quote using our easy online booking system. Your dream kitchen awaits! 

Quality Marble and Stone Benchtops

THE SMARTER WAY TO RENOVATE YOUR KITCHEN

Are you tired of your old, worn-out benchtops dating the look and feel of your home?  Granite Transformations offer a simple yet effective solution to upgrade your space with our stylish stone and marble benchtop overlay. Not only do they look great, but they are also resistant to stains, scratches, and heat, making them a practical choice for any home.

 

Our team of kitchen experts have over 25 years of experience and can guide and collaborate with you every step of the way. From choosing the perfect benchtop colour to installation, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re refurbishing your existing benchtops or undertaking a complete renovation, we’re the market leader in stone benchtops in the Sutherland Shire and Sydney South.

 

Our surfaces can be used in various areas of your home, including the kitchen, home office, laundry or BBQ area. And, with a 10-year warranty, you can have peace of mind that you’re investing in a high-quality product. Plus, our products are manufactured in Australia, using the latest technology and strict safety measures. Granite Transformations is a kitchen company you can trust.

 

We’re proud to be the original and best kitchen resurfacing company in Australia and one of the first renovation companies to offer stone benchtop resurfacing in Sydney. Our innovative 7mm stone sheets are designed to be laid directly over existing surfaces, providing you with a cost-effective alternative to traditional stone benchtops.

 

Our customers love the convenience of our benchtops, with installations usually taking only 1-2 days once measurements have been taken and the stone cut to size. And, because we retain your existing benchtop, there’s less mess and building waste, which our customers appreciate.

 

If you’re considering upgrading your benchtops, look no further than Granite Transformations. Check out our FAQ at the bottom of the page for more information, or contact us today to start your renovation journey.

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Our Stone Benchtop Surfaces

STONE COLOUR RANGE

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The Original Benchtop Resurfacing Company Sydney

GRANITE TRANSFORMATIONS

Granite Transformations was the first kitchen resurfacing company in Australia and is now a worldwide success, having installed over 1 million benchtops worldwide! We are proud to be part of the best kitchen renovation company in Sydney, with over 150 branches and showrooms.

QUALITY KITCHEN SURFACES

Our stone kitchen surfaces are finished to an optimal thickness of just 7mm and can outperform other benchtop surfaces. They combine the world’s finest granites, quartz and polymer technology to create a brilliantly stone surface that is heat, scratch, stain and impact-resistant. The quartz materials in our solid surface benchtops will last longer, and take more abuse than laminate and even other solid stone surfaces on the market.

COLOURS AND DESIGN

Our stone overlay is available in over 20 different colours, so whether you prefer a classic white marble benchtop or grey granite benchtop, we have a look you will love. We cater to the latest trends. including neutral tones, contemporary kitchens, coastal kitchen benchtops and hamptons kitchens.

 

Kitchen benchtop resurfacing enables unlimited benchtop design possibilities, including solid waterfall edges, curved edges and custom shapes – you are not limited by the shape of your existing benchtop! Our surfaces are so popular and so durable that many clients choose to install them not only for kitchen makeovers, but also in brand new kitchen installations. They look and feel like natural stone benchtops without the hefty pricetag.

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THIN BUT INCREDIBLY DURABLE

Don’t be fooled, although this stone overlay is only 7mm thick, this product is incredibly durable. Our kitchen resurfacing cost is also cheaper than other 20mm stone benchtop surfaces on the market. Keeping existing benchtops and splashbacks will save you time, money and mess for a convenient kitchen renovation.

EASY INSTALLATION BENCHTOPS

Possibly the best part is that our granite benchtops can easily be installed in your kitchen in as little as 1-2 days, without any demolition required. You don’t even need to leave the house! Our customer’s love the convenience of kitchen bench resurfacing because it reduces building waste and results in a more sustainable kitchen renovation.

WHAT DOES KITCHEN BENCHTOP RESURFACING COST?

A kitchen benchtop overlay is a cost-effective way to renovate a kitchen on a budget. Our reconstituted stone bench tops cost $950 per metre and marble kitchen benchtop surfaces cost $1050 per metre, prices include square edging.

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BENEFITS OF GRANITE TRANSFORMATIONS SURFACES

  • An affordable and sustainable alternative to traditional benchtops that are both eco-friendly and stylish.
  • Quick and easy installation process that takes only 1-2 days with no demolition required.
  • High-quality materials that are safely manufactured n Australia for a unique and sustainable look.
  • A contemporary, on-trend colour collection that will enhance the look of any space.
  • Varying edge thicknesses are available to provide stylish finishes and a touch of sophistication.
  • Surfaces can be used throughout the home from kitchens to bathrooms, to laundry rooms and more.
  • We offer a 10-year warranty on our stone for peace of mind.
  • Fast, free, no-obligation quote today and start transforming your home with our stunning benchtops.

Comparison Of Benchtop Materials

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Kitchen Bench Overlay

ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE​

  • Customize the shape and size of your benchtop to create the perfect look for your space.
  • Use the material as a seamless splashback to add a touch of elegance to your home.
  • Save time and money by installing the product directly on top of your existing bench or splashback.
  • Alter the size and position of your sink and cooktop to fit your needs.
  • Even if you have bullnose edges, we can create a flat finish for a seamless look.
  • Remove your high-top servery and extend your existing benchtop into a breakfast bar for added functionality.
  • Install new sinks and appliances for a completely updated space.
  • Install the product in both new and existing kitchens for a fresh new look.
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Kitchen Benchtop Resurfacing FAQ

What is stone benchtop overlay?

Granite Transformations benchtop overlay consists of a 7mm thin sheet of stone, containing quartz, recycled glass and other naturally occurring minerals. This sheet is applied over an existing benchtop to improve its appearance and durability. They are non-porous, scratch, stain and heat resistant, making them perfect for residential kitchen areas.

Read more on our blog post ‘What is benchtop resurfacing?‘.

How much does stone benchtop overlay cost?

Granite Transformations Sydney South stone benchtop overlay costs $950 and marble benchtop overlay costs $1050. Price includes square edging.

What are the benefits of benchtop resurfacing?

Granite Transformations are the pioneers of benchtop resurfacing in Australia. Our products have been tried and tested for over 25 years, in over 1.5 million kitchens worldwide.

 

 Benchtop overlay, otherwise known as benchtop resurfacing, can dramatically improve the appearance of an existing benchtop, making it look brand new. Resurfacing a benchtop is much faster to install and a more cost-effective option than replacing the entire benchtop. It also reduces unnecessary building waste, making it better for the environment. Independent studies have shown that our surfaces outperform almost all other products on the market.

Why choose Granite Transformations stone surfaces?

Our surfaces are one of the most economical ways to give that dull kitchen a fresh new look. A benchtop installed by Granite Transformations are the best bench surface because:

1. They are produced using the highest quality compound of granite, quartz, recycled glass and other naturally occurring minerals sourced from around the world.  

2. They are made in Australia using the highest safety standards to protect our employees.

3. Measuring at only 7mm in thickness they our thin and lightweight but also incredibly durable.

4. They are scratch, stain and heat resistant.

5. They outperform most other benchtop surfaces (see comparison table above).

6. They can be installed quickly and easily, in as little as a day.

7. They come in a wide selection of modern stone benchtop colours, including our popular marble range.

8. Environmentally they are a better kitchen surface – because they are laid over existing surfaces, they result in less landfill than new benchtops.

9. We are Australia’s original benchtop resurfacing company with over 25 years’ experience and over 1 million benchtop installations worldwide.

Explore our benchtop resurfacing gallery.

How is a Granite Transformations stone benchtop overlay applied?

A stone benchtop overlay is typically applied using a process called “lamination,” where the thin layer of stone is bonded to the existing benchtop using a special adhesive. This is installed by professional tradespeople in as little as 1-2 days with minimal mess and fuss.

How long does it take to install a stone benchtop overlay?

The time it takes to install a stone benchtop overlay can vary depending on the size and condition of the existing benchtop, but it typically takes a 1-3 days to install after taking accurate measurements and having the bench safely cut to size in our state-of-the-art Sydney-based factory.

Is stone heat and stain resistant?

Our products have been tried and tested for over 25 years, in over 1.5 million kitchens worldwide. Our stone is one of the most stain resistant products on the market.

Granite Transformation surfaces are heat resistant and not affected by temperatures lower than 180C. Like all stone material, Granite Transformations surfaces can be damaged by sudden and rapid heat changes. (thermal shock) so we always recommend that hot pots and pans never be placed directly on a Granite Transformations surface, but onto a chopping board or heat trivet. 

Is stone safe for food preparation?

Absolutely. Granite Transformations surfaces were originally designed with your kitchen in mind. Click here more information on the safety of our products.

Granite Transformations surfaces are non-porous and once installed in the home are in no way harmful to you or your family. Our surfaces are completely safe for domestic use and comply with the strictest local and international safety standards for consumer use.

Any health risk lies in the process and manufacture of the material, if performed in breach of legislated safety requirements, and not in the surfaces themselves. 

How can I maintain my stone benchtop overlay?

Granite Transformations require very little maintenance – simply wipe with a soft, damp cloth and any pH neutral liquid detergent. You can access our Care and Maintenance guide here.

 

Can you resurface a laminate benchtop?

One of the most common questions we are asked is ‘can you resurface laminate benchtops?’ The answer is yes, most definitely! Most types of benchtops, including laminate, wood, stone or tile can be overlaid with stone. The existing surface should be flat, level and in reasonable condition.

Stone benchtop resurfacing is the number 1 method of updating the look of your outdated kitchen benchtop.

Can benchtop overlay be used on rounded edges?

Yes! The benefit of stone resurfacing is that we can seamlessly install a square-edged stone surface over an outdated curved or round-edged benchtop. Furthermore, benchtop overlay can be used to create a waterfall edge effect for a stunning modern look.

Can I change the shape of my benchtop with stone overlay?

Yes! Many people do not realise it is possible to modify the shape of your existing benchtop when undertaking Granite Transformations kitchen makeover. Stone overlay can be used on both brand-new or existing benchtops and the shape of the existing benchtop can be changed or modified to optimise the use of the kitchen space. Whether you want a bigger sink, a different-sized cooktop or the inclusion of an island bench, this can all be achieved with stone benchtop resurfacing.

Do I have to keep the same edge as my existing benchtop?

Our resurfacing will hide the outdated bullnose edge of your bench and replace it with a modern square-edge effect.

How do you choose the right benchtop colour for a kitchen?

The benchtop colour you choose will depend on number of factors, but primarily whether you are renovating to sell or renovating for your family. If it is to sell, we recommend a classic white stone benchtop, which will appeal to most buyers. However, if you plan to stay in the home for many years, you should choose a kitchen benchtop colour to match your personal style and taste.

Marble is on trend and is especially popular where you have a simple benchtop shape. You can also look at the current kitchen colour trends of 2024, which tend toward more natural tones.

Explore our range of colours in stone.

Explore our range of colours in marble.

Should I choose a marble kitchen benchtop?

Marble gives a luxury kitchen look with a sense of sophistication and elegance.

Traditional marble is softer than granite, so more prone to scratching, and is too expensive for most families with a limited kitchen renovation budget.

However, marble kitchens have become more popular in the past few years, and we believe the trend for marble benchtops will continue to grow for many years to come. This is largely due to improvements in technology, in particular engineered marble overlay, which is more durable and cost-effective than traditional marble.

If you can push your budget a little further marble resurfacing is our favourite choice for your kitchen. View our marble range here.

However, marble is not the right look for every kitchen and our kitchen designer can advise you on what would best work in your home. Organise a free quote and design consultation in your home today.  

Can Granite Transformations surfaces be used for other purposes?

Absolutely! Granite Transformations overlay is not limited to your benchtop, it can also be laid directly over your kitchen splashback, eliminating the need to remove and redo tiling, creating a smooth and easy-to-clean splashback surface.  It can also be used on walls and floors, laundry, home office, outdoor BBQ areas and bathroom vanities.

What is kitchen splashback?

The kitchen splashback, or backsplash, is the area or wall between the kitchen benchtop and the upper kitchen cabinets.  This area is prone to splashing from cooking, especially the area behind the cooktop or sink. Today’s kitchen splashbacks are often an aesthetic feature of a kitchen renovation.

What is the best splashback material?

There are many different types of kitchen splashback. Some popular splashback options include tiles, hardened glass, timber or stainless steel. However, a very popular option is to match the backsplash with the benchtop, which can easily be achieved with stone overlay. Given the overlay is just 7mm in thickness it can just as easily be installed directly over any existing splashback for a mess-free, quick and easy alternative. Not only does it create a modern look kitchen, but it is also very easy to clean and maintain.

 

Granite Transformations stone surfaces are not limited to benchtop resurfacing, but are commonly used for kitchen splashbacks. Popular options include white stone overlay or marble overlay for a more luxurious kitchen.

Are your products covered by a warranty?

A Granite Transformations benchtop will last for many years with proper care and maintenance. We stand by the quality of our products by offering a 10 year warranty on or stone and marble surfaces.

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