In truth, Quartz worktops are not going to be 100% pure quartz. After all, this material is man-made, combining quartz mineral with numerous materials. It’s actually 90% ground with 8% to 10% polymers, resins, and pigments.
The quartz minerals are being integrated with the resin, and then processed with heat and right amount of pressure so as to form the actual worktop material. How exquisitely the quartz is ground will greatly determine its overall appearance. Coarsely ground quartz creates a patterned appearance, while finely ground quartz offers a smoother look.
Here are some advantages you get when you opt to install Quartz worktops in your home:
It’s highly non-porous
The resin binds all the quartz component together, making Quartz worktops extremely non-porous which means it’s exceptionally sanitary. There are no crevices nor cracks for various germs and bacteria to settle in. It’s waterproof so it can be utilized even with an under-mounted sink.
It’s exceptionally durable
Diamond stone are well known for their hardness and durability, and so is quartz.
Unlike the natural stone surfaces, quartz worktops do not need to be sealed even once. Non-porous materials like quartz are also highly resistant even to tough stains, and they are very easy to clean as well. Just use water, mild soap, and a soft cloth to keep them tidy and good as new.
It’s rich in colour choices
One of the benefits of opting for a manufactured worktop material such as Quartz, means that you have a wide range of rich colours to choose from and are not limited to the common hues of a natural stone. You can select worktops in bright colours to match your home decor if you wish to.
No matter what your home scheme may be, Quartz worktops is the best surface material to go for!