Advantages of Quartz
Updated: Sep 21
Quartz is not entirely natural. It is 95% ground natural stone combined with 5% resin. Hence why it is categorize as an Engineered Stone as opposed to Natural or Artificial.
10 Advantages of Quartz
1. No imperfections
Some admire the imperfections that come with natural stone. Quartz on the other hand can be manufactured to have a even pattern and consistent veining. If you're looking to have a clean uniform appearance to your countertops, quartz is the right choice for you.
2. Wide range of colors
Finding the right color countertop or vanity to match the finishes in your kitchen or bathroom can sometimes be very difficult to do. Quartz slabs come in virtually any colors, shades and patterns. No matter the complexity of your existing home finishes, you can find a quartz material to fit perfectly.
3. Less maintenance
Natural stone countertops like marble and granite typically require sealants applied to its surface yearly. Quartz countertops are nonporous preventing water and liquids from absorbing and leaving a stain, thus not requiring any special care or sealants to be applied. It is still advised to clean any spills with soap and water.
4. Repairs are simple and clean
Natural stones are all unique to one another and if a chip occurs it would be difficult to match the color and pattern of the existing countertop. Chipping is less common with Quartz materials. In the chance that your quartz countertop does chip, it is much easier to repair as quartz slabs have the exact same pattern and color. Replacing a broken piece from a quartz countertop is easily replaceable and depending on the skillset of your fabricator, it would go unnoticed.
Quartz is a very hard and durable material that will not break or crack easily. Quartz ranks harder than Granite.
Quartz is created from recycled minerals, whereas natural stones are mined out from quarries, and usually transported overseas from across the world.
7. Highly Hygienic
Due to its nonporous surface, bacteria and germs can't lodge on Quartz countertops. This makes Quartz a great choice for both kitchens and bathrooms.
8. Competitive Prices
Regardless of all the advantages quartz has over natural stone, it is priced in the same range as marble and quartzites. Paying the same price for a material that is more durable, easier to repair and requires less maintenance is a great deal.
9. Mimic any material
Quartz countertops can either come in its own unique look, or create an exact replica of other natural stones. This gives you the option to have that natural stone you always loved to have, and benefiting from all the advantages Quartz has to offer.
10. Long-term Investment
On In Quartz countertops means you do not have to worry about any cracks or staining due to its durability and nonporous surface. With that said, depending on the brand of Quartz you choose, you can benefit from 25 years - Lifetime Warranty! At Nadsto, we distribute Quartz materials from Caesarstone, Silestone, Dekton, Vadara and Daltile!