Custom-made Artificial Stone Window Sills

Any room, whether it is office, residential or commercial, the interior of which includes windows, is not complete without a window sill. This interior element should not be underestimated, as an elegant and functional window sill can be the final touch of any design project.

The list of modern materials that are used to make window sills is huge, and it’s not so easy to dwell on a specific option. One of the most advanced materials for all quality requirements for the manufacture of custom window sills is artificial stone. Window sills made of artificial stone are the best option for combining the price of the product, its strength, reliability, as well as the ability to choose the color of the stone that will fit into any interior. Custom-made window sills made of artificial stone are hygienic, durable and have aesthetic appeal, which has made this material more popular among architects, designers and developers.

In the company “Elcamino” you can pick up an artificial stone that will be combined with any other materials, such as plastic, wood or metal. Our window sills fit perfectly not only in the budget, but also in the interior of any apartment, office, commercial or public premises.

Features of acrylic stone

Window sills made of artificial stone are made from a material made on the basis of acrylic resins, which is why it is called acrylic. In addition to resin, mineral particles are used in the production, ensuring the strength of the finished plate. In addition, a coloring pigment is used, which allows to obtain products of different colors and shades. The finished acrylic surface is easily polished, and therefore, if necessary, it is easy to return attractiveness to the material by grinding.

Advantages and disadvantages of the material

Having decided to buy a window sill made of artificial stone, it is recommended to get acquainted with its main pros and cons.

Material Advantages:

  • The ability to withstand increased load, and therefore the window sill does not lose its appearance from various external influences.
  • Resistance to sunlight, so that the surface does not fade in the sun.
  • Long product life, ensured by the strength of the material.
  • The absence of seams and joints, since a monolithic slab is usually used for the manufacture of window sills.
  • Resistance to moisture and aggressive environments.The unique texture of the material resembling a natural stone, but at the same time its price is much more affordable/

Product disadvantages:

  • The material has some features, and therefore only experienced craftsmen should install it.
  • Acrylic window sills are not resistant to hot metal, so contact with pots and pans should be avoided.

You can order a window sill made of acrylic stone for every taste, a wide variety of colors will allow you to choose the option that is suitable for the interior of your apartment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of artificial stone products?

  • Artificial stone is a completely natural and environmentally friendly material: it does not absorb moisture, fats and dirt, does not emit toxins.
  • Products have a prestigious and respectable appearance, are distinguished by a variety of colors and textures, perfectly combined with wood, metal, plastic, glass and any other materials.
  • We can create products according to any sketches you have proposed, with a free complete set, with various color finishes using the seamless connection method. We will carry out any of your fantasies.
  • Artificial stone products are resistant to mechanical and thermal influences, as well as to aggressive chemicals.
  • Artificial stone products will always be warm and lively in comparison with natural stone products.
  • For decades, they retain their original appearance.

How complicated is the care of artificial stone products?

Due to its structure, artificial stone is easy to clean, and caring for it will not be difficult. However, like all decorative products, artificial stone will retain its qualities in the best way, if you follow the following recommendations when handling it:

  • Artificial stone products are not designed for extremely high temperatures. Therefore, it is not recommended to put on it, for example, a hot pan without a stand.
  • Although cuts and scratches on artificial stone can be easily removed, it is not recommended to cut products or other things directly on the countertop, for this it is better to use cutting boards.

What can be said about the strength and durability of artificial stone products?

Products made of artificial stone are very durable and resistant to significant household loads. Even sufficiently strong mechanical and thermal influences will not cause significant damage to the artificial stone.

In case of accidental damage, the artificial stone is easily restored. Even if a small chip appears, it can be restored, and the scratch removed by cleaning the surface with fine sandpaper and polishing. Broken off pieces can be glued with a special adhesive of the same color as the starting material. Almost any minor damage can be restored to its original state without visible signs of repair.

How is artificial stone made?

The manufacture of artificial stone is carried out according to a special technology: the required amount of resin and filler is thoroughly mixed in a vacuum mixer until a viscous homogeneous mass is obtained, which is poured into the prepared forms, where the polymerisation of the resin takes place, cooling and the formation of solid material. The finished artificial stone obtained as a result of this process has a homogeneous structure and smooth surface, which is achieved without the use of a special leveling coating. Thus, there are no special coatings or a laminated surface layer on the surface of the artificial stone, the integrity of which could be compromised, for example, scratched. The color and structure of the artificial stone is the same throughout the thickness.

Are artificial stone products harmful to health?

No, not harmful. Provided that you really bought quality, certified material. Therefore, it is recommended to buy products exclusively from officially working manufacturers. It is also important not to confuse our products with products made of LIQUID STONE – which is quite toxic !!! It is really harmful, can provoke headaches, and sometimes leads to the formation or exacerbation of asthma and other respiratory diseases.

Is it possible to order the product according to the proposed sketch and design?

Of course. We can create products according to any sketches you have proposed, with a free complete set, with various color finishes, design. Everything is limited only by your imagination.

If you don’t know what exactly you want, we will offer your options, and you will only have to indicate what you want.

Why are designers so fond of artificial stone?

In addition to its attractive appearance, hygiene, wear resistance and safety, artificial stone also has a number of unique qualities that make this material especially attractive for builders and designers.

Thanks to artificial stone, you can create smooth seamless monolithic surfaces of various configurations, unlimited length and width. Even if you have to assemble a countertop from several pieces, their joints are glued and polished, so that the joints become completely invisible.

Also, the advantages of artificial stone can add the presence of a wide range of colors. You can choose both traditionally calm and the most unexpected colors; and plain (red, black, orange, pink, etc.), and imitating natural stone (granite, marble, etc.). In addition, colors can be combined.

Depending on the function of the finished product made of artificial stone, various types of surface polishing are used, namely matte, semi-gloss and gloss.

Does artificial stone look like natural?

Artificial stone has a wide range of colors that repeat the structure of natural stone, an ordinary person does not distinguish artificial stone from natural stone in appearance. Due to this, artificial acrylic stone is widely used by designers to decorate residential and public interiors.

How is the order executed?

After agreeing on all the details, we make an accurate calculation of the project, declare the order value and production time. After that, we create a detailed 3D-visualization of the project, taking into account all your wishes. If everything is out of date, we conclude a contract and get to work.

What are the guarantees of cooperation with you?

Elcamino provides a warranty that covers only manufacturing defects. At present, it is 2 years. Everything is fixed by the contract.

The life of artificial stone products is unlimited, provided that it is properly maintained. Products retain their original appearance even after 10 years of operation.

Wide color and texture spectrum

Artificial stone is an extremely flexible material in its design. Elcamino can offer more than hundreds of color schemes, such as marble, concrete, granite, quartz, sand, pearls, volcanic stone, and much more.

What do you choose – a visually sophisticated and aesthetically sustained color scheme or an inspired image of an urban landscape and a modern industrial style? We will help you translate all this in stone, of your choice.