Engineered Quartz vs. Natural Stone Countertops

Engineered Quartz vs. Natural Stone Countertops

Kitchen and bathroom remodeling jobs often involve an overhaul of the countertops, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a material that’s tougher, longer-lasting and easier to maintain than engineered quartz. However, granite and marble countertops have dominated the market for years because they also offer many advantages.

If you’re struggling to make a decision, here are some key factors to consider:

Looks and Ease of Use

Engineered quartz (or, simply, quartz) is manufactured from actual stone. The process of producing this superior product allows for a wide variety of colors and patterns in the finish. So if you’re looking to match your counters with an existing style, you’ll enjoy more options with a quartz countertop. Additionally, the non-porous surface of an engineered material makes it easier to clean and maintain than alternatives. This means you’ll rarely need home repair and renovation services to deal with breakage or other issues.

Affordable and Reliable

There’s a reason why stone countertops like granite and marble remain top choices among homeowners. These materials are often less expensive than engineered quartz and, while their colors and designs are more limited, their classic look complements almost any aesthetic. As far as durability is concerned, granite and marble perform quite well.

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