Granite is a very hard stone that is 100% natural. It is mined in quarries all around the world, cut to size and polished to a fine finish.
Quartz is a man-made material combining ground quartz, resins and pigments, making it a harder surface than granite. The benefit of quartz is that it is stain- and heat-resistant, easier to maintain, non-porous, and highly resistant to mold and bacteria.
The size and shape will determine where and if a seam is needed. Some are without a seam, but many will have a seam. Corian countertops can be made without a seam.
Quartz patterns are very consistent in most slabs. Granite comes in many patterns and variations with no consistency. If you choose granite, you will need to pick the slab.
Yes. We offer custom wood countertops by Grothouse Lumber. The possibilities are limitless.
Because of its durability and ease of maintenance, quartz outsells all other countertops 10 to 1.
Granite comes in different grades and varying prices. Quartz comes in various brands and prices. Granite is not always the least expensive option. It depends on many things, such as the grade, brand, and pattern.
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