Granite or quartz are the best choices for everyday kitchen use. They are generally heat and scratch resistant. If the granite countertop sealed properly, then there should be no problem with staining. However, it is a porous stone, so it is not recommended to leave water or oils on top of the countertop for a long time and it might absorb the moisture.
So usually, once the moisture is removed, there should be no problem and evidence of moisture. Some stone is more porous than other, so it is recommended to use granite cleaner and conditioner after installation. For example: Stone Spirit Inc. sell 3 in 1 cleaner/sealer/conditioner.Granite can be sealed for 15 years, so you don’t have to worry about spotting. Quartz is maintenance free
Granite is a porous stone, and as any natural stone, it can absorb liquids, oils, etc. The first important step to do is to seal it. Stone Spirit provides 1 year and 15 year sealer. Quartz is becoming a popular option when it comes to countertops. There are many companies that provide quartz.
Caesarstone is one of the quartz surfaces, and it has become a popular choice for home renovation applications.
A product of advanced technology, a perfect combination of comfort and functionality, Caesarstone surfaces are one of the best multifunctional solutions money can buy.
What is Caesarstone made of?
Caesarstone is made of 93% natural quartz. Quarts countertops are man-made engineered by combining 90% natural hard mineral (crushed stone) with 8-10% resins, polymers and pigments. The combination forms granite-like surface. Quartz is the most common mineral in the Earth’s crust. Quartz is second to diamonds in its hardness.
What is LG Viatera?
LG Viatera is the material mainly made of natural quartz. LG Viatera – durable countertops, combining the benefits of natural quartz and technologically advanced polymers, are almost impossible to scratch or chip. They are also heat-resistant and inhibit the growth of mold and mildew. LG Viatera surfacing materials look like natural stone products, such as our granite desktops.
It is maintenance free. Stone Spirit in Orlando FL specializes in design, fabrication and installation of granite, quartz, marble and other natural stone. The company’s shop is equipped with the latest CNC technology. Modern Technology Takes Stone Spirit to the Next Level of Success. It has seen a considerable increase in production as well as efficiency and quality level.