Choosing Quartz Countertops
At CIT Granite, we help people find the quartz countertops that are right for them. Over years of experience, we’ve come to understand the questions people most frequently have when installing quartz countertops in their home. As well, our deep familiarity with the process allows us to convey what you should expect.
In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of choosing the right circumstances. We’ll let you know everything you should know about choosing quartz countertops: why finding the right color is so important, how you can find the right size (including thickness), what you should expect for quartz maintenance, and more.
By the end, you should be prepared to find the right quartz countertop and get it installed.
Finding the Right Color and Pattern
Because quartz is a manufactured stone, it offers more versatility than you could get from granite. This means there are a variety of different colors and patterns available. When purchasing quartz, you want to think about the space it’s going to be in.
What colors are used throughout the rest of the room? Do you want to match what’s currently there, or are you planning a new renovation soon? In the latter case, you may want to choose quartz that will match the room’s new look.
You’ll also want to take a look at the different patterns that are available. There are a myriad of different multihued specks and designs, which look completely different from each other. Quartz is an investment, so it’s worth making sure you’ve found a pattern you’ll be happy with for years to come.
Finding the Right Size
Along with making sure that the countertop is aesthetically pleasing, we also need to make sure the countertop is the appropriate size and thickness to fit into the designated space.
Determining length and width is simple, as this just requires us to measure the dimensions where you want the countertop to go.
For thickness, we’ll need to consider how the countertop is going to be used. The typical thickness for one of these countertops is 1 ¼ inch. Depending on the space, how much it’s going to be used, and what it’s going to be used for, we may recommend a different thickness.
There aren’t different maintenance requirements for different types of quartz countertops. You won’t need to seal quartz in order to protect it from moisture. Instead, cleaning with water and soap should be sufficient for keeping your quartz countertop clean.
Looking for Quartz Countertops?
If so, you’ve come to the right place. At CIT Granite, we offer high-quality quartz and granite. While countertops are our specialty, we can also help you if you want to use granite or quartz floors, walls, fireplaces, and more.
If you have any questions about what we can do for your home, or you want to get a free estimate, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us by calling 734-941-2323. You can also contact us via our free estimate page.