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Ultra Durable & Sustainable Quartz Countertops

Why Quartz?

Quartz countertops are rapidly becoming one of the homeowners’ favorite choices for their kitchens and bathroom vanities. Apart from their seamless appearance, quartz countertops are ultra-durable, highly sustainable, sanitary and available in a wide range of patterns and colors. Many homeowners appreciate quartz countertops’ ability to mimic other natural stones such as granite.

One of the most prominent features of quartz that probably makes it a preferred choice over others is its flexibility to transform into unique patterns including playful colors, as a result of product recycling, which is not possible with granite, marble and other stones. If you are seeking for a kitchen countertop surface that appears luxurious, is eco-friendly and able to resist high volume of wear & tear, heat, stains, and scratches associated with kitchen, with minimal maintenance, Quartz countertops are probably the best solution.

The Quartz Composition

Quartz contains oxygen and silicon atoms combined in a solid framework. Quartz countertops are different from those of marble and granite in a way that quartz is an engineered material while granite and marble are solid stone. The quartz composition contains 93% quartz, a natural stone found in the earth’s crust, and 7% color and binder.

How Much Do Quartz Countertops Cost?

The cost of high-quality quartz countertops, on average, is around $45 to $95 per square foot. Though prices are subject to differ as per manufacturer and brand, yet based on quality, the low-quality or ordinary-quality quartz countertops may cost around $45 to $60 per square foot.

Difference Between Quartz & Granite:

  • Quartz countertops contain 93% natural quartz and 7% color and a resin binder. This composition makes it extremely harder stone than marble or granite, making quartz a sturdier and longer lasting stone than others.
  • One of the main reasons behind quartz popularity lies in its appearance. Quartz gives a look of stone while enabling homeowners to customize its design as per their specific requirements. Though granite also makes a good choice in terms of appearance, yet you may need to search the right piece matching your color theme. With quartz, the selection process becomes easier.
  • Though engineered quartz is sturdier and heavier than granite, it is still cheaper than granite and other stones. The average cost of quartz countertop lies is in between $45 and $95 per square foot; much lower than high-quality granite cost of around $100 or above, per square foot.
  • If you are looking for sustainable and eco-friendly countertops, quartz takes an edge over granite since it is an engineered product.
  • Both granite and quartz countertops need regular minimal cleaning; however, unlike granite, quartz’ solid surface doesn’t need resealing every year.
  • Both granite and quartz are highly durable and resistant to heat, wear and tear, scratches and breakage, yet quartz is almost indestructible. Since quartz is not porous like granite, it helps to keep countertops relatively bacteria-free.

Quartz - A Popular Engineered Stone to Revamp Your Kitchens

Quartz countertops have become one of the most popular choices when it comes to kitchen remodeling. Since it is an engineered product, quartz countertops are highly attractive, as the manufacturing process enables generation of a wide variety in terms colors. The appearance of the finished stone is luxurious and rich, a feature that most of the homeowners admire. In addition, the finish also has a depth that is hard to produce with other solid surface materials. Quartz doesn’t crack or chip easily and is free of hardness.

non-porous, quartz countertops strongly resist staining and bacteria. With quartz countertops, you are assured to have clean surfaces, making them a great choice both for kitchens and bathrooms. Moreover, you don’t need to exert much effort in cleaning quartz countertops since they are easy to clean with a mixture of water and mild soap, and don’t even need sealing or resealing every year, saving your considerable maintenance cost.

Quartz Countertops Brings Durability & Sustainability to Your Bathrooms

Quartz countertops are just as good for bathrooms’ vanities as for your kitchens. Quartz countertops have more than 90% organic composting with remaining as pigments and binders, making it extremely durable and sustainable for bathrooms. Quartz depicts high resistance to moisture and wear and tear associated with bathrooms, in addition to uplifting their appearance to a luxurious level. Being non-porous and thus able to resist bacteria and viruses, quartz countertops provide an added advantage to bathrooms’ vanities. Minimal maintenance is required to keep quartz countertops last for a number of years to come.

Explore a Huge Range of Finest Quality Quartz Countertops at Granite Depot

Granite Depot specializes in kitchen countertops. Our Quartz Countertops Collection warmly integrates the natural world with rich undertones and soft veining that are incredibly classic. Wispy, glossy, sophisticated, and unique patterned and colored quartz countertops are ideal for any kitchen or bathroom. A wide range of colors is offered to choose from, to fabricate your dream countertop.

We also offer a wide range of other stone collection including Granite, Marble, Silestone, Recycled Glass, Quartzite, Limestone, Slate & Engineered Stone.

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