Quartz is an engineered stone that resembles natural stone, but with a more consistent pattern and color. It is comprised of 93% quartz and 7% polyester resin. Quartz is one of the Earth's hardest minerals, making quartz counters tops some of the most durable. According to the Mohs scale of hardness, quartz, like diamonds, is harder than steel.
Upscale and low maintenance
This material is non-porous, making it extremely resistant to mold or bacteria growth, scratches and common sources of stains in the kitchen such as juice, oil, wine, tomato, coffee. It also has a similar level of heat resistance to Granite. Quartz is easy to clean and maintain, no sealer required.
Where Should I use it?
The endless variations of colors and patterns available make quartz an ideal choice for any room in your home. It is great in the kitchen where it can serve as a countertop, an island, tabletop or backsplash. In the bathroom, quartz can be used as a counter top, vanity top, wall panels or shower walls.