Quartz is a man-made option for your countertops that works as good as any other natural stone slabs. Quartz countertops are created by a process of blending of stones, polymers, pigments and resin. The finished surface of quartz slab turns out hard like granite, but it is glossier and non-porous. The fact that it is completely non-porous also makes quartz an ideal option for your kitchen projects due to it is less prone to stains and bacterial growth.
Quartz colors and the pattern usually depend on the production process of it. Since, pretty much any color pigment can be added in when the quartz is being made. So that, it is possible to find quartz countertop colors that are fairly natural or strikingly unnatural designs to make a bold statement. If you are looking for the best available quartz countertop or worktop slabs for your home improvement projects, you should explore our large selection of quartz slabs at Bergen Cabinets & Countertops store. You can trust our customer centered service policy to receive a high quality service with competitive price options.
Quartz countertops are made from a mixture of quartz crystals and resin. There can be other unique ingredient variations depending on the manufacturer of the countertop. Since they are man-made, quartz countertops are very durable and can come almost in any color variation.
Cleaning quartz countertops are very easy. All you need is common household cleaning products such as warm water, soap, and a clean microfibre or wool cloth. You can simply clean your quartz countertops on a daily basis to keep them clean.
Regular cleaning would be more than enough to maintain your quartz countertops. They are man-made countertops and have very low porosity levels. This ensures that food and liquids are not absorbed by the surface, and this means you will be having little to no problems with staining, molding, and mildew.
To polish your quartz countertops, you must first clean the surface with a clean cloth and household cleaning products. After cleaning is done, you can use a spray or gel polish and spread it over every section of the countertop surface multiple times. Alternative, to give a natural shine to your quartz countertops you can use a mixture of 25% vinegar and 75% clean water.
Quartz countertops are man-made and have virtually zero porosity levels. This means that bacteria and similar microbial growth will be non-existent. All you need to do to keep your quartz countertops hygienic is to clean them on a regular basis.
Overall, quartz countertops cost between $65-$150 per square foot. The price varies depending on the quality of the stone. Labor can also vary depending on the customization options. We highly suggest you install your quartz countertops by taking assistance from professionals to avoid any possible damages during installation.