Our displays showrooms allow you to bring in samples of tiles, cabinetry and other materials and make accurate colours and design matches so that you are confident you are achieving the look you want.
YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) should only be fabricated by a licensed and qualified stonemason who is experienced in working with our product.
YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) are adequate to any possible edge profiles, from the most popular single thickness 20 or 30mm slabs, through to laminated double thickness edge options. Our minimum suggested edge detail is a 3-4mm radius on any profile. A better option is a 6mm radius. The larger the radius the more resistant it will be to accidental impacts from heavy objects. Sharp non- radiused edge profiles should never be used.
YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) is heat resistant up to 100°C (212°F). You should always consult with the manufacturer of the fireplace to ensure that the maximum heat does not exceed our recommendations. The zero-clearance fireplace is highly recommend.
A zero-clearance fireplace is a premanufactured metal firebox that is completely self-contained and insulated, which keeps the outside of the fireplace from getting too hot, protecting the materials surrounding the unit. This allows it to need zero distance from combustible materials or non-combustible material.
Engineered stone is a heat-sensitive material that can become damaged by exposure to heat, such as cracking, warping, or discoloration if proper care is not taken.
No. Whilst some customers have opted to use YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) as flooring, this type of application is not covered by the YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Yes. YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) can be used as a splashback behind a cooktop when designed and installed in compliance with the appropriate Australian & New Zealand standards with regard to clearances.
- ELECTRIC COOKTOPS & INDUCTION COOKTOPS:
For both electric and induction cooktops it is a requirement to have a minimum 50mm gap from the back edge of the cooktop to the YDL STONE splashback.
For gas cook top it is a requirement for a minimum 200mm gap from the periphery of the gas burner to the YDL STONE splash back in accordance AS/NZS 5601 GAS INSTALLATION. When designing or installing splash back application,Designers and Fabricators must always follow the relevant AS/NZS standards in regards to clearances especially behind cook tops.
Please refer to:
AS/NZS 5601 Gas Installation
AS/NZS 4386.2 Domestic Kitchen Assemblies Installation
Cooktop and Appliance manufacturers specific installation guidelines
All wall and other construction methods should be as per relevant industry guidelines and builders code.
When using YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) around a BBQ area it is crucial to ensure the surface is not exposed to excessive heat or flame. If used in an outdoor environment, the YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty is not applicable. For detailed information, please refer to YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty on this website.
No, YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) is strictly a wholesaler and is not doing any work in design, fabrication or installation of the product.
We do not recommend to use YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) products externally. Whilst some customers have opted to install YDL Stone (Low Silica Surface) in outdoor applications, external applications are not covered by YDL Stone 10 Year Limited Warranty.
Yes. All Premium Range and Premium Plus Range products do not have a direction as such there is no up or down.The pattern and characteristics of the product varies from slab to slab. We always recommend customers come to our showroom & warehouse to select the slab before making any decisions.