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Quartz Countertops

Quartz is the new king when it comes to kitchen countertops. This is because it is one of the hardest minerals on Earth, so it makes a very durable and long lasting surface for any area in the home!

Quartz is a natural stone, but quartz countertops are often referred to as “engineered” due to the fact that they are made by combining natural ground quartz with resin, polymers and pigments. The amount of natural quartz in a slab varies depending on the style and brand you choose.

Advantages of Quartz

  • They are extremely durable.
  • This countertop option never has to be sealed, unlike granite, marble, and other surfaces that require regular maintenance.
  • Quartz countertops are also nonabsorbent, which makes them resistant to staining and unable to harbor harmful bacteria.
  • They are 100% scratch resistant. In fact, they are so hard that they may dull a knife that is used directly on the surface.
  • Quartz is extremely versatile and is available in a wide variety of beautiful designs, colors, and patterns that will fit any kitchen design.

Designing With Quartz

From an interior design and aesthetics perspective, this material allows for a number of stylistic choices—from simple specks to bold veining—in a variety of colors.

Earthy and Organic

If your design style leans towards natural stone and earthy tones, then consider these trending styles:

Bold and Veiny

If you want to make statement in your kitchen or bathroom with bold, veiny countertops, then consider these styles for your upcoming home improvement projects:

Marble Looks

If you want a pretty, classic marble look without the marble cost, consider these quartz styles for your bathroom or kitchen counters:

How do you care for quartz countertops?

To clean quartz countertops, all you will need is water and a soft cotton cloth. If desired, mild soap can also be used, but harsh cleaners should be avoided. Unlike marble and granite, quartz countertops  never require sealing or polishing. So with this taken into consideration, quartz countertop maintenance is a simple process which is definitely a plus for those looking for a beautiful surface without all the upkeep. 

Before cleaning any surface purchased from Royal Flooring, check with us for a list of approved cleaning products!

Schedule an Appointment

Ready to get started with picking out the best countertops for your home? We offer two easy ways to shop with us! You can schedule an appointment in our showroom with one of our flooring experts or you can make an appointment online to have a flooring expert bring samples to your home and provide a free estimate. We currently serve the Des Moines and West Des Moines areas and will travel up to 20 miles for the consultation.

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