Q: Granite is good but we want something that’s more durable yet still has the look of lux and act of class. What can you recommend?

A: When looking at stone options, you will rarely be disappointed in your selection, but if you’re set on something other than granite, you would be remiss to overlook quartz. More than just a slab or sparkle, this stone offers the range of benefits!

Here are some of the top:

  1. Low Maintenance: Quartz is a great choice because it is considerably easier to take care of than granite, for example. Manufactured quartz countertops can be cleaned with warm water and a non-abrasive cleaner or even regular cleaner from a spray bottle. Best of all, quartz is nonporous, so there is no need for resealing!
  2. Full Color Selection: When it comes to quartz, the color wheel is simply stunning. Whether you’re looking for something that is neutral or choosing to add your dash of color, you won’t have to look further than quartz for the full scale of colors. Here is one we loved that featured a soothing shade of mint.
  3. Look of Natural Stone: Whether you opt for manufactured quartz (usually a combo of 93% quartz, 7% resin material), you can find the look or design you’re looking for. With modern technology, it is possible to achieve the look of natural stone or find a countertop infused with swirls, unique designs and more.
  4. Scratch Resistant: When it comes to countertops, you want the feature of scratch resistance. And with quartz, your counter is durable and won’t flay under every day wear and tear.
  5. Sustainable: Finally, the great thing about quartz is that many manufacturers provide options for those interested in utilizing recycled materials.

If you are in the midst of or about to embark on a countertop renovation in your kitchen, let ACo assist you with selecting your countertops. Whether its quartz or another material, we have a wide array of vendors providing top of the line options.

Contact us today for more information.


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