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Top 6 myths about Quartz countertops

1 .Quartz does not scratch.

Quartz is almost unbreakable and has outstanding flexural strength compared to natural stone countertops. Quartz is highly scratch resistant, however it can and does scratch. Tight-grained, dark, strong colors are specifically prone and scratches are challenging to fix. Do not drag heavy products, specifically ceramic pots over your quartz countertop and right away clean any sandy grit off your tops. Don’t utilize abrasive cleaners or pads. If you have a scratch, mark or stain, call a professional for repair.

2. Quartz does not stain.

Quartz counter tops are highly stain resistant, have a really low water absorption rate, and do not require sealing. Nevertheless, around 7% of your quartz countertop is made up of petroleum based resin and pigments. Resin will respond with some chemicals. With regular use, staining will never ever be a problem with your quartz counter tops.

We do not suggest utilizing your quartz countertop for hobby work or painting as direct exposure to solvents can damage a quartz countertop and void the maker’s guarantee. Also, sodium hydroxide and permanent markers can permanently stain a quartz countertop.

3. Quartz is as heat resistant as granite.

Quartz is heat resistant. The resin used to bind the quartz matrix will tarnish (turn white) if heated expensive. Never place hot pots and pans from the stove or oven directly onto a quartz counter top. Make sure to constantly utilize trivets.

4. Sunshine will not harm a quartz countertop.

Quartz is UV resistant and perfectly fit to a variety of interior applications, even in rooms where there is great deals of sunlight. Quartz is not ideal for exterior applications. If set up outdoors, it can be harmed by extended direct exposure to direct sunshine and the heat it emits, particularly dark colors.

5. All Quartz manufacturers are the very same.

There are many quartz producers to select from. They all essentially use the same type of equipment to make quartz slabs. Nevertheless, the chemical formulations and procedures each manufacturer uses yields different lead to regards to color, appearance, rate and finish. The genuine distinction remains in the appearance each maker attains with its own distinct color scheme.

6. Quartz is pricey.

A lot of quartz countertops price out close to a mid-range priced granite. Quartz is a gorgeous, durable and long-lasting choice for your kitchen or bathroom area countertop.

At A&S Granite and Marble, we strive to give you the best customer service and installation that we possibly can. Your business means the world to us and know that your satisfaction with our work is of the highest priority. There’s a lot of information out there about quartz countertops, but we want you to ask us, the professionals, and we will tell you the facts. If you have some other questions about quartz countertops that you need to ask us, please feel free. You can reach us at 813-571-1200 . Alternatively, we have a user-friendly contact form to send us a message via email.


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