The Simple Truth of Quartz Countertops
Quartz Countertops are here to stay. Developed over 60 years ago, this man-made (or engineered) stone has gone through quite the alterations, both visually & structurally. Today’s Quartz offer a wide array of patterns, colors and sizes, with similar physical properties among reputable brand/manufacturers.
What are Quartz Countertops Made of?
Quartz Countertops are a stone powder & resin blend, heated and compressed to form tiles & large format slabs. The standard size for Quartz Countertop (large format) slabs are 126″ long, by 63″ wide, with a thickness of 3cm (1.1811″)
Physical Attributes of Quartz Countertops
Quartz Countertops are a man-made stone. The resulting powder & resin combination make it (structurally) strong & tight. This enables the following benefits:
- Stain Resistant
- Scratch Resistant
- Bacteria Resistant
- Crack Resistant
- Chip Resistant
- Acid Resistant