The Perfect Blend of Strength, Beauty and Versatility
For countertops, quartz is engineered by combining crushed natural quartz with a resin binder. This creates a durable and non-porous surface. Engineered quartz countertops are resistant to stains, scratches, and heat. They are also easy to clean and maintain.
The manufacturing process involves pressing and heating the crushed quartz and resin to form slabs. These slabs are then polished to achieve a smooth and glossy finish. The final product offers a wide range of colors and patterns to suit different design preferences.
Benefits of Quartz
Benefits in detail
Durability: Quartz countertops are highly durable and resistant to scratches, chips, and cracks. They are designed to withstand the daily wear and tear of a busy kitchen or bathroom.
Non-Porous: Quartz is a non-porous material, which means it does not absorb liquids or stains. This makes it highly resistant to stains from common household items like coffee, wine, and oil. It also makes cleaning and maintenance easier.
Hygienic: The non-porous nature of quartz also makes it more hygienic, as it does not harbor bacteria or germs. This is particularly important in kitchen and bathroom settings where cleanliness is crucial.
Wide Range of Colors and Patterns: Quartz countertops come in a wide variety of colors, patterns, and finishes. Whether you prefer a solid, uniform look or a more intricate design, there is a quartz option to suit your style and preferences.
Low Maintenance: Quartz countertops are relatively low maintenance. They do not require sealing, unlike some natural stone surfaces. Regular cleaning with mild soap and water is sufficient to keep them looking their best.
Resistance to Heat: While quartz is not as heat resistant as granite, it can still withstand moderate heat. However, it is recommended to use trivets or hot pads when placing hot pots or pans on the surface to avoid potential damage.
Longevity: Quartz countertops are known for their long lifespan. With proper care, they can last for many years, making them a worthwhile investment for your home.
These benefits make quartz countertops a popular choice for homeowners looking for a durable, low maintenance, and aesthetically pleasing option for their kitchen or bathroom.
Granite Depot of Knoxville offers the best and largest selection of quartz countertops in Knoxville, TN and surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on our fast turnaround times for installation, as we’ll have your new countertops installed in just 7 to 10 days.
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