Posted on Mar 28, 2019

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Quartz Countertops Calgary

Quartz was released as a luxury solution to granite, take a look at our granite vs walnut article. Granite a pure stone, has for decades dominated the counter spectacle particularly for homeowners who need something powerful, durable and good looking. However, it's a drawback --it's porous. This usually means that fluids such as wine, water, and oils may seep through the surface resulting in discoloration. Worse, it promotes the breeding of harmful germs which may leave your countertop unsanitary.

The porous problem can be worked out by sealing the granite with a non-porous sealant. However, the sealant wears off with wear & time, so the countertop needs to be resealed through its life.

Add to the fact that granite is very powerful, which makes it super durable and you may see why this very low maintenance material isn't going anywhere soon because the countertop material of choice for all homeowners.

Quartz today comes in several colours, designs, and finishing techniques which mimic the appearance of natural rock. Among the most trending and current endings today is matte. In 2019, Quartz makers will still continue to impress us with fabricating improvements to maintain this countertops choice king. Not only for this season, but also for quite a while to come.
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