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quartz surfacing

Quartz Surfacing: Can You Repair Quartz Countertops?

Quartz Surfacing: How to Repair Quartz Countertops

Quartz surfacing is designed for a beating – but it’s not indestructible. Extreme wear-and-tear and kitchen accidents can occasionally result in chipped stone. In the rare event this occurs, you should be able to fix it without replacing the entire quartz slab. How will you choose to repair your quartz countertops? Continue reading

Quartz maintenance

The Dos and Don’ts of Quartz Maintenance

How Hard Is Quartz Maintenance?

Finally moving beyond Formica with your upcoming kitchen or bath redesign? Making yourself familiar with the cleaning and maintenance needs of possible stone selections before committing to a countertop material can help prevent buyer’s remorse. Granite, marble, and quartz are each created differently, and as such, have different care requirements. Just how does quartz maintenance stack up against these other countertop options? Continue reading

quartz surfaces

Tips for selecting Quartz Surfaces

quartz surfacesQuartz surfaces offer an ideal solution for germ-prone kitchens and baths. Capable of being kept 99.9% bacteria-free due to the non-porous nature of this manufactured stone, it’s no surprise why quartz is rising rapidly in popularity among homeowners. The manmade origins of the stone make it available in such a wide variety of options, however, selecting amongst the styles on the shelves of your area distributor can easily become a stressful experience. Before you head out the door to shop for quartz, it’s best to anticipate making these slab selections…. Continue reading