Quartz has surged in popularity with homeowners throughout the last decade. When faced with the tough decision of quartz or granite countertops, many remodeling customers have chosen quartz for their material of choice. Picking your countertop material is one more thing to add to the list of choices needing to be made when faced with a kitchen remodel. Listed below are 5 reasons why quartz has been the primary choice amongst homeowners. Quartz is not just a fleeting trend, it’s here to stay in the remodeling world!
Quartz is a manufactured material. This engineered stone is first found as a common mineral mined from the Earth. Quartz is then processed and fused with resin binders under intense heat and pressure to form a solid slab. From there, pigments are added to the countertop to give you the presentation which appears in your home. Since this material is manufactured, it allows for a wide variety of colors and design. Quartz can be made to have a uniformed appearance ensuring consistency in your remodeling design.
Quartz is also a highly durable material which can easily withstand the day-to-day wear and tear being in a kitchen presents. On the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, this material is rated a 7 out of 10. And along with durability, quartz is also resistant to cracks. The kitchen is the place where creativity and mastery truly present themselves. You don’t want to hold back your culinary skills out of fear of damaging your workspace. Quartz provides you with that safety net ensuring your kitchen is functional and aesthetic.
Quartz, being the low maintenance material it is, resists staining like a professional. Yes, that’s right. Quartz can hold its own against wine, oil, and any other types of spillage. Messes happen quite frequently in a kitchen, and with quartz there’s no need to worry you’ve seriously damaged your beautiful countertops. Since quartz is a non-porous material, it’s also bacteria resistant allowing for safer and more cleanly workspaces.
Quartz’s quality is constantly being backed up and cemented by its manufacturers. These places of production have so much faith in their quartz products, they often offer generous warranties along with your quartz purchases. Quartz warranties are normally around 15-25 years.
Finally, quartz is a highly versatile material. Yes, it looks amazing in a kitchen, but due to its durability and endless engineered options quartz is fantastic for all places. It has endless applications. Looking for a bathroom countertop, a newly renovated bar space, or any other place in your home, quartz is the choice for you.
At Kitchen Solvers, we want to ensure that you, the homeowner, protect and preserve your beautiful kitchen space. Making sure your kitchen continues to take your breath away is part of our job at Kitchen Solvers. Whether you need storage solutions, an upgraded kitchen with cabinet refacing, or want to start from scratch with a whole new kitchen remodel, we will provide you with the most pleasant remodeling experience.
Also, be sure to check out our blog articles, Affordable Kitchen Countertops and Tips for Remodeling a Kitchen on a Budget.
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