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Reasons to choose Quartz Countertops

by Carol P. Supplier of Fine Surfaces
Quartz countertops are not just solid quartz but they are designed an engineered stone product which is made up of  90% of ground-up quartz and other stone minerals, which is mixed with resins and pigments and shaped into countertop slabs. There are a variety of styles in which some are nearly indistinguishable from natural stone slabs.

These quartz bathroom countertops are often sold with integrated sink basins built into them

Composition of Quartz 
Quartz countertops are engineered stone products. While it may contain a large percentage of natural quartz with some other minerals.
Kitchen countertops of Quartz are manufactured by grinding up natural, mineral quartz, then pressing it into slabs, which are adhered with resin.

Appearance Of Quartz and Suitability
These countertops are an engineered product that is more uniform in appearance, though many colors. They are available in unique patterns while clear quartz may have small inclusions that look like a smudge in the crystal. The quartz is a very heavy material. Even if a relatively small 36-inch countertop weighs close to 100 pounds which are best to have a pro fabricate.

Maintenance and Durability

Quartz does not require sealing because of the resins that are used in the fabrication of the slabs. The material is uniform that means it rarely cracks. The resins in quartz countertops make them considerably more resistant to staining than granite. It is also less susceptible to harboring bacteria where resins that make the surface less porous.

Why you should choose Quartz Countertops?

Quartz is a manufactured product that is very attractive. While manufacturing, it allows a much wider range of colors than natural stones such as marble or granite. It is a finished engineered stone which is rich and even luxurious. This type of countertops can’t be produced with solid surface materials like Corian. When it comes to durability, then it is durable as concrete and granite so it won’t chip or crack as easily. 

Quartz Countertops doesn’t have the same hardness, this is the reason that some people find unpleasant. While it has hard surface countertop materials that are non-porous. Quartz resists staining much better than granite, marble, and concrete such as wine alcohol and many more. When it comes to hygiene then the non-porous surfaces will not harbor bacteria or viruses. So you can be sure that you are getting your quartz countertop absolutely clean. This is one of the greatest benefits in both the kitchen and the bathroom.

Engineered quartz can be formed into many shapes.

  • There are so many colors and styles are available.

  • While its coloring is more uniform compared to other stones.

  • The Quartz countertops are stronger and less brittle than other slab countertops.

  • These countertops are less porous while they are more stain-resistant.

Quartz countertops are best used in bathrooms where a contemporary styling is desired. They can also be used in heavy-use family bathrooms. If you want to go for a contemporary, upscale look with very low maintenance. Quartz countertops are definitely worth considering. Be aware of the few potential drawbacks and their prices. If you’re willing to live with those things, quartz countertops should meet or exceed your expectations.

Also read: Understand the Ingenious Benefits of Quartz Countertops


About Carol P. Innovator   Supplier of Fine Surfaces

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