ABOUT QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS DENVER
WHAT IS QUARTZ?
Quartz Stone is a composite made-up of 93% Quartz, 7% Polyester resin and pigment.
When deciding on the perfect countertop, quartz may be a very safe choice that doesn’t require much upkeep, especially for your kitchen. Quartz is a non porous natural stone that does not need to be sealed like granite or other natural stones, in order to keep them from staining. It’s practically indestructible and pretty much maintenance free. The non-porous and non absorbing nature of Quartz stone surface makes it very hygienic; it does not harbor bacteria, which makes it a safe choice for food preparation on the counter surfaces.
WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE QUARTZ FOR MY COUNTERTOPS?
Quartz is becoming more and more desirable due to the large variety of color selection, less movement and less maintenance. Quartz is a very hard and durable material and will last the lifetime of your home. Due to the absence of the movement in most Quartz the seams are easier to hide and in some cases can become invisible. Quartz is also very versatile when remodeling your kitchen. An ideal option for the kitchen counter, quartz also makes for a beautiful backsplash.
HOW DO I CARE FOR MY NEW QUARTZ COUNTERS?
Cleaning your Quartz stone kitchen counter tops is quite easy. It involves using a little soapy water or a mild glass or surface cleaner. Make sure to use a non-abrasive sponge and wash cloth and wipe up spills on your quartz countertop quickly.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN QUARTZ AND QUARTZITE?
Quartz is comprised of Oxygen and Silica. The main component of Quartz is Silica or Silicon Dioxide. Quartzite is formed due to the metamorphism of Quartz and Sandstones and is found in more areas than Quartzite. Though Quartz and Quartzite are both hard, Quartz is a much easier natural stone to work with.