Quartz Worktops London
Quartz is one of the hardest minerals in the world what makes it very durable. It can’t be scratched or damaged easily and it is resistant to substances which normally cause stains such as coffee, tomatoes, juice etc. Its non-porous, sealed surface makes cleaning the worktop easy and effective. Because of these properties quartz is currently becoming more and more popular as far as materials for kitchen worktops are concerned.
In most cases quartz is white or transparent. However, the contact with impurities at the time of formation can affect its color. The manufacturing process itself also contributes to the variety of shades. This one of the reasons why adjusting the color of quartz worktop to the rest of your kitchen furniture is easy.
Contrary to other stones such as marble, quartz cannot be damaged with acids or scratched easily. As far as the strength is concerned it resembles granite but is more flexible than the latter. The unquestionable advantage of quartz is the fact that it is stain-resistant. However, it is much heavier than granite and when exposed to sunlight, discoloration may occur.
A lot of people are wondering about the pros and cons of granite and quartz worktops. Your choice depends much on the style you prefer. If you are looking for a natural stone and find beauty in the small imperfections that emerge from this fact choose granite. However, if you need a more durable worktop that you can use and forget about, quartz is the way to go.
Call us to get more information about quartz worktops – 020 3842 2145 or visit our office in London.