10 Benefits of installing composite quartz countertops
Although Granite has been the preferred choice for customers as far as kitchen countertops are concerned, composite is slowly but steadily taking over this space. However, it makes one ponder about the reason behind composite quartz gaining in popularity over an already established and popular material like granite. Let's take a gander over the benefits which have resulted in the rising popularity of composite quartz for kitchen countertops -
- 1) Extremely enduring - To say that engineered or composite quartz is
durable or enduring is a massive understatement. Thanks to its constituent
parts - 90% quartz & 10% resin along with colour pigment, composite quartz is virtually indestructible and not affected by excruciating
circumstances like temperature differences and wear-and-tear.
- 2) No maintenance issues - Usually countertops are notorious for needing
high calibre maintenance like waxing or sealing, however with composite
quartz, one never has to face this issue. All you need is some soap and
water and the composite quartz countertop will shine like it did, when it
was first bought! Stains are easily dealt with and you don't have to worry
about scrubbing the surface for long periods of time ever again!
- 3) Various colour options - Composite quartz at the end of the day is a man-
made material. Therefore there is always scope to tailor it to specifications
based upon personal choice. These specifications include the aspect of
colour. You can get composite quartz in virtually any colour or shade you
wish for! This enables you to match it with your existing home decor with
- 4) Totally non-porous - Composite quartz is engineered in a way that makes
its surface extremely smooth and extremely non-porous. This ensures that
your composite quartz countertops are highly stain resistant and easily
cleaned. Thanks to this non-porous nature of composite quartz, even
bacteria and germs have a hard time making their way into the surface.
- 5) Lasts very long - Thanks to its endurance and durability, you won't need to
replace due any problems with the surface. You may replace it if you have
any specific aesthetic reason for it; otherwise there is no real reason for
replacing well engineered composite quartz. If you clean it regularly and it
doesn't break due to unforeseen circumstances, then it will last you a
- 6) Various styles - The style or finish of a composite quartz countertop is one
of the most crucial details when it comes to home decor and especially
kitchen decor. You get to choose from a variety of different finishes like
glossy or matte and even styles like leather and marble. As long it suits the
existing decor in your kitchen, you can rest be assured that composite
quartz countertops will be a really long lasting and aesthetic addition to
- 7) Pocket friendly - Compared to some materials like Granite and Marble,
composite quartz is far for economically viable. Granite and Marble slabs
require more maintenance than quartz, which again escalates costs from
time to time. So aside from being cheaper to buy, composite quartz is also
cheaper to maintain.
- 8) Environmentally friendly - Since composite quartz is made of 90% natural
quartz, it can be easily recycled and reused. Also, thanks to its long life (an
average of 40 years); composite quartz doesn't particularly have a negative
impact on the Earth.
- 9) Marvellous applications - Composite quartz slabs can be used for many
different decor applications like floors, shower walls, backsplashes, window
and door sils etc. If you wish for a uniform look for your home wherein the
same material appears in different settings and application, then composite
quartz is the material to buy.
- 10) Uniform surface - Since natural materials have differences in
textures and colours, they more often than not hamper the aesthetic or
design element of home decor. However, composite materials like
composite quartz can be tailor made to specifications and therefore have
uniformity in colours and textures, making for a choice for home decor.
Thanks to all of these amazing properties of composite quartz, its popularity is slowly but surely rising. Johnson Marble & Quartz has a wide range of amazing options for composite quartz that are aesthetically and structurally marvellous. You can easily create beautiful home decor by utilizing them.