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Granite quartz countertops orlando

There are many different types of countertops. Granite quartz countertops are the most popular.

While trying to redesign and upgrade the kitchen or bathroom, it is important to know how these materials differ from each other.

Here are important feature and descriptions:

Granite

Granite is natural stone. It is a beautiful, luminous stone with a great variety of styles, colors, and designs. Some granite slabs have very distinct looks and very unique.

Granite is 100% natural and this stone comes from quarries. Then it is cut to different slab sizes, polished, and delivered to different countries. It is a very hard, most durable, and least scratchable stones, But it is porous stone, so it can stain. But granite can be sealed for 1 year, and some companies can seal it up to 3 years. If granite is sealed properly, no staining should occur. To maintain luminosity of granite, clean it with the special granite cleaner. Stone Spirit has an excellent product that not only cleans, but also maintains the sealant and keeps the shine of the granite.

Some granite slabs can offer very exotic look, reveal personal statement, and change the look and atmosphere of the kitchen. Certain stones are very rare and hard to find. These slabs will have lots of different veining, structure, color shades and tints.

Quartz

Quartz is a man-made material. Quartz is about 92% natural. It is produced by binding stone chips  (quartz), powders, polymers, pigments and resins. Sometimes it is called composite material. It is durable and hard product. This is a nonporous material, already pre-sealed, so the chances for staining are much less. Quartz has more consistent, uniform look with less variations and veining. So it won’t have the same exotic look as granite does.

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Author: Natalia Illarionova |  Date Updated: Monday, 3 October 2016  8:58 am

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