Granite and marble are classic, timeless kitchen countertop options, but quartz countertops are making an entrance. Quartz is durable, strong and beautiful engineered stone. If you’re considering quartz and don’t know what you’re looking for, here are some tips and information to help you select the right quartz countertop for your needs and design!
1. Quartz is a mineral found in stones, meaning quartz countertops are a combination of mostly quartz with the remaining additions being resin and color additives.
2. Quartz countertops can look like natural stone in addition to having various colors and patterns to make your kitchen stand out due to the color additives. This also means it comes in a wider array of colors than natural stone.
3. It is non-porous and very durable, making them strong, easy to clean and care for and attractive. It does not need to be resealed like other natural stones.
4. The price ranges, just like granite and marble based on various factors such as color selection.