BLOG / Granite Vs Quartz: Which One Should You Select for Your Kitchen?

Are you remodeling your kitchen? It means you may be confused with the several choices offered. After all, you have to live with your choice for the years to come.

To make the choice easier for you (at least in the department of countertops), here’s a guide that compares two of the most famous custom countertops materials for you – Quartz and granite.

  • Stain Resistance

Granite is porous material making it at risk to get stains if not sealed properly. But if you follow the manufacture’s instructions, then there’s nothing to worry about.

On the other hand, Quartz is the only stone surface that is resistant to stains without any sealing requirements. It works fine against oil, coffee, makeup, and even wine stains.

  • Maintenance

The countertops are usually exposed to food consumables on a day-to-day basis. Quartz being the non-porous one is easier to clean and keep the bacteria away in the same way.

Whereas, granite can absorb pathogens in small spaces and fissures. So, unless you are going for a single-piece slab for your countertop, Quartz is a better custom countertops option.

  • Aesthetics

Granite is a naturally available stone, which means you will be able to source a unique design element to your kitchen offering attractive aesthetics to the interiors.

Quartz on the other hand is an engineered stone giving it consistent patterns and costing a bit more for your countertops.

The best way to make your choice is by checking the materials and deciding the best that goes with your kitchen interiors. To know more, check in with our kitchen countertops experts.

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