Redoing your countertops is a quick and relatively cheap way to beautify your kitchen, and turn it into the most modern, centered spot back home.
A really easy way to elevate the appeal of a traditional and somehow outdated kitchen is with a few white sparkle quartz countertops.
Why exactly sparkling white quartz? To start with, this is one of the hardest and most durable minerals found in nature, and thereof one that can easily tolerate all hazard that occurs in kitchens and bathrooms.
Secondly, quartz countertops are available in many different eye-catchy styles and colors, starting with apple green, and finishing with the exact opposite fire-engine red.
Depending on what you need, you can even opt for a creamy, sparkling piece, or order one that would meet the exact needs of your kitchen.
In short, quartz combines the beautiful looks of stone and practical features of granite, and does it on a very reasonable price.
Unlike stone countertops, quartz ones are manufactured and engineered in factories, made by at least 90% of pure ground mineral.
The reaming 10% go to different polymers and pigments, including mostly resin that binds crystals and holds them together.
How much polymer your countertop will contain depends on how finely the quartz has been ground – coarse pieces usually produce a flecked appearance, while finely ground ones make it look smoother.
In some occasions, the manufacturer may decide to add limited doses of metallic fleck and recycled glass to the quartz-polymer mix, and that’s all in order to make the final product nonporous and scratch-resistant.
The ingredient that must be present to keep the piece sealed is resin.
As you could see so far, quartz countertops have many similarities with their high-end granite counterparts, and will perform almost the same as long as you add a protective coat once per year.
At this point, you’ll probably wonder why quartz was not popular in the past knowing how good it was.
The answer is that back in the days, people were not offered the color and pattern variations they choose from now, and they saw no economic reason to substitute natural stone with quartz.
The way things are today, manufacturers offer almost unlimited swirls, flecks, and random patterns to make quartz countertops unique, and polish them with awesome finishes including sandblasted, honed, and embossed treatments.
Basically, what this means is that out there, there is a quartz countertop for every textured slate, matte limestone, or glossy granite adorer.
The best part of the story is that the quartz countertop will most likely fit all budgets, all maintenance expectations, and all personal styles.
For more informations don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and one of our designers will get back with you and we will come up with the best quartz option for your kitchen.