Quartz Countertops Westchester NY
Quartz is a countertop material that no longer needs any introduction as it is used more and more these days. However, as it might be possible that some have no precise idea of white quartz is or, would like to know more about it, we are going to introduce and talk about all those things that are worth knowing about quartz.
First of all, Quartz is an engineered (man-made) stone. It is basically made up of ground, mixed with polymers, resins, and pigments to create a wide array of textures and colors.
That being said, what are the things you need to know about white quartz if you intend to make it your countertop material?
It Is Durable
Actually, Quartz is one of the hardest minerals in the world, only surpassed by a few among which diamond. This gives quartz Countertops a great advantage over materials such a granite and other natural stones in terms of strength, hence, durability.
It is Non-Porous
Quartz due to the way it is made, is non-porous, meaning that it does not stain and hence does not need to be sealed. Knowing that sealing constitutes one major expense on natural stones, especially as it has to be done often, it is more than advantageous to have a material that does not stain. However, note that though liquids cannot stain white quartz, high heat will leave on permanent stains or even cause the material to crack.
It is Easy to Maintain
As compared to other materials that need to be handled with particular care, a white quartz Countertop is quite easy to maintain for a number of reasons, the first one being the fact quartz is non-porous. This makes cleaning very easy.
Obviously, Quartz does not require any sort of special cleaner. However, harsh cleaning chemicals should be avoided as they may damage the surface, but instead simple soap and warm water should be used to clean up eventual stains. It Is Very Hygienic:
Due to its non-porous nature, which implies the fact it does not absorb stains hence bacteria, White quartz has proven to be a very hygienic material. Therefore, once cleaned, you don’t have to worry about eventual bacteria stuck in the material.
It Can offer You Any look you want:
Quartz, can be made in several forms and offer several looks. As a matter of fact, there are even some Quartz slabs that look like marble. These slabs are therefore a great option for whoever wants a countertop with the durability and strength of Quartz and the undeniable classy look of marble.
As we service Westchester County NY a lot, and that we have noticed that a lot of clients love the marble look but they want the durability of quartz do not hesitate to contact us as we will be more than happy to provide you with a marble-like look in Quartz Countertops.