4 Reasons to Choose Quartz Countertops


4 Reasons to Choose Quartz Countertops

If you’re on the market for new countertops, you know just how many options there are. It can be difficult deciding which material is the best fit and weighing the pros and cons of each. Quartz countertops are one of the top choices available. There are many reasons quartz countertops are growing in popularity but here are four of our favorite:

1.     Durability

Unlike granite or marble, quartz is engineered stone. The manufacturing process has benefits like making quartz less likely to crack and chip with wear. Natural stones often have weaknesses that can compromise the integrity of the surface. Cambria quartz countertops are nearly indestructible. Durability is especially important in high-traffic or high-use areas like the kitchen or bathroom. Quartz kitchen countertops are a smart investment because they stand the test of time. They don’t stain or scratch—perfect for chefs, foodies and families.

2.     Low Maintenance

Quartz kitchen countertops are also remarkably low maintenance. They are less porous than natural stones, which is important in the kitchen where sanitation and staining are concerns. Your countertops will last longer and be more resistant staining from commonly-spilled liquids like wine. Materials like granite and marble require regular sealing and polishing. Other materials like butchers block need oiling and sanding. But quartz doesn’t require any regular maintenance. And, when it is time for cleaning, you won’t need any harsh chemicals or expensive products. Quartz bathroom countertops are easily cleaned. No need to worry about lingering toothpaste or mouthwash stains. Just wipe with mild soap and water.

3.     The Perfect Look

Cambria quartz countertops come in a variety different styles and looks. Unlike natural stone, it’s easy to find the exact look you’re searching for because you’re not reliant on what’s available at the quarry. Quartz has a rich, luxurious style that elevates the design of any room or space. Cambria quartz countertops are available in over 100 design options and a range of edge styles.

4.     Sanitary

Quartz kitchen countertops are one of the safest surface materials on the market. Because quartz is less porous than other natural surfaces, it’s great for the kitchen where sanitation is essential. Nonabsorbent Cambria quartz countertops are stain resistant and don’t draw in moisture which can harbor bacteria. It’s nonporous, making it more hygienic and less likely to soak up pesky kitchen bacteria and bathroom smells and germs.

Palmetto Surfacing is a custom countertop business located in Charleston, SC. Review our most recent work for inspiration on your next kitchen, bathroom or outdoor project.

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