If you are in the market for new kitchen countertops, you’ll agree that the options available today are endless – granite, glass, concrete, wood…the pick is yours. However, with so many options, it might be difficult to decide which counter top material is best suited for your kitchen. Yes a kitchen should be beautiful, but most of all, it should be practical and functional. While some of the trendy materials used nowadays for countertops can turn a kitchen into a timeless piece of art, the upkeep and maintenance is another story on its own. For this reason, Custom Granite Solutions recommends quartz countertops as an option for your kitchen countertops.
Quartz countertops are a great choice for kitchens for many reasons. They are highly durable, easy to maintain, sanitary and beautiful. Even though quartz countertops are man-made, their beauty looks very natural. Quartz countertops are made from real quartz that have been crushed and bonded together with a special resin. Quartz is the strongest natural material on earth after diamond. That’s tough! Combining crushed quartz and resin results in a surface that is beautiful, strong and non-porous. Non-porous surfaces do not stain, are easy to clean, don’t require barely any maintenance at all and prevent bacteria from developing and spreading. It’s the ideal material for kitchen countertops. Furthermore, quartz countertops come in various colors and patterns. There are literally hundreds of colors and pattern combination to choose from making the task of matching quartz countertops with cabinets and flooring easy.
Quartz countertops are a very popular option amongst homeowners. It’s not a cheap material and it rivals the cost of granite. Over the life your kitchen countertops, quartz will cost you less in maintenance, upkeep and repairs than granite. Because quartz countertops are engineered, they can be made to be seamless. That’s why quartz countertops are often referred to as solid surface, a surface without seam. One word of caution about quartz – it’s almost the “perfect” material for kitchen countertops except for the fact that resin is susceptible to high heat. Quartz are not. So when handing hot pots, using a trivet is highly recommended.
If you are interested in getting a quote for quartz countertops for your home in the Charlotte area, call Custom Granite Solutions today or fill out our online estimate request form. Our in-home estimates are free and there is never any obligation to buy. Custom Granite Solutions has an excellent reputation in the Charlotte area for doing quality work at very reasonable prices.