NEW! Crystalline Silica-Free Quantum Zero benchtops, proudly standard with Ultimate Inclusions

NEW! Crystalline Silica-Free Quantum Zero benchtops, proudly standard with Ultimate Inclusions

We’re all about creating beautiful, functional homes that are kind to the environment while protecting the health of our trades. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce a significant upgrade to our Ultimate Inclusions package with a revolutionary new product that’s ticking all the boxes for sustainable, healthy, stylish benchtops and surfaces: Quantum Zero recycled surfaces.

Quantum Zero might sound like something straight out of a Marvel movie, but it’s actually the future of stunning, durable benchtops. Find out what makes it so special, why it’s part of our Ultimate Inclusions Package and why it’s the perfect choice for your home (whether you’re choosing one of our display homes or we’re building you a custom home).

Why Quantum Zero?

Quantum Zero is not just any surface; it’s a game-changer. Unlike traditional benchtop and surface options, Quantum Zero is completely free of crystalline silica—a material linked to health risks during fabrication and installation. By eliminating crystalline silica, Quantum Zero ensures your home surfaces are safe for workers while still being beautiful and functional for your space!

 Preparing for the Future: The Engineered Stone Ban

With the Federal Government’s ban on engineered stone starting June 30, 2024, Quantum Zero surfaces are the perfect alternative. This ban aims to reduce health risks associated with crystalline silica during manufacture and installation. After June 30, 2024, there will be no more importing or fabricating crystalline silica engineered stones.

 

Here’s what you need to know about why Aussies are saying “see ya later” to crystalline silica in benchtops:

  • Keeping Tradies Safe: Dust from cutting engineered stone can be a real health hazard. There’s no magic number for “safe” dust exposure. The ban removes the risk entirely for workers, making their workplaces safer.
  • Peace of Mind at Home: While the risk is extremely, extremely low (health risks are only associated with crystalline silica benchtops during fabrication and installation), some people worry about dust exposure when engineered stone is installed. While installed engineered stone remains safe even with minor cracks or chips, the ban helps minimise concerns and puts everyone’s minds at ease.
  • New and Improved Options: The ban encourages the development and use of alternative materials for benchtops. Think of it as having more awesome choices that are also good for everyone! Like Quantum Zero!

 

A Perfect Blend of Beauty and Performance

Inspired by the natural world, Masterton offers 13 colours standard as part the Ultimate Inclusions range that capture the warmth and beauty of nature with the full colour range available from Quantum Zero to select from. Here’s just some of the reasons you’ll love Quantum Zero:

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  • Aesthetic Appeal: Nature-inspired designs that look and feel luxurious.
  • Durability: Perfect for high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Versatility: A colour palette that fits every style.
  • Crystalline Silica-Free: Unlike traditional engineered stone benchtops, Quantum Zero ditches the crystalline silica, making it a healthier choice for workers.
  • Super-Sustainable: Made with a high percentage of recycled materials, Quantum Zero helps reduce landfill waste and gives pre-loved materials a new life. What’s not to like about that!
  • Seriously Stylish: Quantum Zero comes in a range of gorgeous, contemporary colours and finishes that will complement any design style. Think sleek and modern, warm and inviting, or something with a bit of textural flair.
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Gone are the Days of Confusing Colour Choices

Quantum Zero’s versatility makes it a perfect choice for a variety of design styles especially when it comes to stamping your personality on one of our designs or when we’re building your custom home. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Modern Minimalism: Create a sleek and sophisticated look with a clean-lined Quantum Zero benchtop in a neutral colour. Pair it with stainless steel appliances and white cabinetry for a timeless aesthetic.
  • Warm and Inviting: For a more traditional feel, opt for a Quantum Zero benchtop in a warm tone like cream or beige. Complement it with natural wood accents and pops of colour in your accessories.
  • Industrial Chic: Embrace the raw beauty of Quantum Zero by choosing a textured finish in a dark colour. This look pairs well with exposed brick walls and metal fixtures.
  • Hamptons Chic: For a timeless, coastal vibe, go for light and airy tones like Carrara or Calacatta. These beauties will create a sense of spaciousness and elegance, perfect for kitchens and bathrooms alike.
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The Benefits Don’t Stop There!

The advantages of crystalline silica-free Quantum Zero go beyond its safety and design credentials. Here’s just a few reasons why it should be at the top of your list (and why it’s part of our Ultimate Inclusions!):

  • Durable and Long-Lasting: Quantum Zero is built to withstand everyday wear and tear, ensuring your benchtop looks stunning for years to come.
  • Stain and Scratch Resistant: Enjoy the freedom of using your kitchen without worrying about spills or scratches.
  • Low Maintenance: Cleaning is a breeze with Quantum Zero’s easy-care surface.
  • Heat Resistant: Rest assured that hot pots and pans won’t damage your beautiful benchtop.
  • Wide Range of Styles: With a variety of colours and textures to choose from, you can find the perfect Quantum Zero to complement your design vision!

 

Ready to have Quantum Zero in Your New Build Home?

We’re super excited about helping you create a space that truly reflects your unique personality and values. With the new crystalline silica-free Quantum Zero as part of our Ultimate Inclusion package, you can have a beautiful, functional, healthy, and eco-friendly new home!

Ready to see the magic for yourself? Our team are here to guide you through the selection process of your home design (whether you’re looking at one of our display homes or a custom home) and help you create the sustainable dream kitchen you’ve always envisioned! Contact us to find out more!

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