Considering Quartz Countertops? Read This First!

by - September 15, 2020

Are you looking into changing out your countertops? Congratulations - that is so exciting!



Both my parents work in the home design and improvement industry, so as you can imagine, I've picked up a ton of things just by watching them work. Something that is so common and makes a surprising difference in the look of a home - countertops!


Picking new countertops has the potential to be a bit stressful, but if you choose the right company and do your research beforehand, it can be an easy and stress-free process.


Before you start, your first step is to pick your stone. I recommend quartz! Are you wondering why? Here are some of the benefits and options when it comes to quartz countertops.



Benefits of Quartz Countertops

There are so many benefits of choosing quartz countertops! They are non-porous, it is very low maintenance, and they are basically indestructible, especially when you compare it to other countertop options like granite or marble. 


The reason why they are so durable is that quartz countertops are typically man-made slabs of stone, which means they are made up of about 90% quartz and 10% binding polymers and colored pigments. This high quartz content makes these countertops exceptionally hard and durable. The durability of this material makes it a great option for countertops where you will probably be banging down pots, pans, knives, cups, and plates. Quartz is tough and it is very resistant to scratches, chips, and stains. The durability of these countertops allows them to last for many, many years. You’ll be able to enjoy your quartz countertops for years without worrying about fixing chips, scratches, or cracks. If you have any children, this is especially handy! 


Another benefit of quartz is that they do not need any sealant or wax coating to “finish” them. This means that quartz countertops require less maintenance compared to some other countertop materials that you may be considering. And because quartz countertops are nonporous surfaces, they are super easy to clean and maintain. You won’t have to worry about getting stains out with an intense scrubbing session like you would with other countertop materials. Simply wipe them down with a cleaning wipe or with a cloth, soap, and water, and it will be all set.


Click Countertops says to use non-bleach, non-abrasive liquid household cleaners when cleaning, such as Simple Green Lime-scale remover, Formula 409 Glass and Surface Cleaner, Vinegar cleaner (diluted), Lysol, Bar Keepers Friend, and Greased Lightning”


There are MANY benefits of choosing quartz and these are just a few of them


Quartz Countertops Options

While there are many quartz countertop options, there are some more popular options out there. I pulled these options from Click Countertops, in Alpharetta, Georgia.


Churchill Honed

Churchill Honed Quartz has long, delicate white veins that add subtly detail to this beautifully neutral slate-gray.

Catalina Quartz
Catalina Quartz offers a soft white background and light gray veining for an unfussy elegance that suits nearly any design style and color trend.


Regal Statuary
Exquisite and unique, Regal Statuary Quartz stuns the senses with its clean whites and striking through-body veining.


Allure Quartz
Allure Quartz has a warm white background and soft gold clouds and veins that evoke a sensible chic design sure to garner attention.

Concrete Quartz

Concrete Quartz offers the visual appeal of natural stone, but the low maintenance and durability of quartz. Mid-tone grays are highlighted with subtle specks and veins that add interest and depth to any design.


Tundra Quartz
Tundra Quartz is a solid bright white slab with no pattern or veins, making it perfect for creating a clean canvas with endless design possibilities.

Carrara Visconti Quartz

If you dream of a soft white marble-looking quartz with whispery veins, Carrara Visconti is for you.


As I mentioned above, these quartz options are from Click Countertops. They offer kitchen Quartz countertops in Alpharetta and can help you every step of the way, making the process easy and “Amazon easy.” They offer countertops and other options, as well, such as radius corners, surface sealer, chip minimizer, counterplates, and more, in order to elevate your countertop even more! Click Countertops should be your #1 company for countertop installs in the Atlanta area. Three reasons why you should use them are price, speed, and quality.


Price! “The Click model creates and revolutionizes extreme operational efficiency by only offering popular designer products. What we save here is directly passed on to the consumers offering them the most competitive pricing in the market.”


Speed! “The Click model is all about providing the few selected, top designer products directly to consumers. Making the process simple and easy. With the traditional delays and obstacles removed, we can move fast. That means you can have new countertops quickly without compromising quality.”


And finally, QUALITY! “The business model integrates specialized, certified business owner-operators. You will be dealing directly with a business owner, not an employee or an associate. While we certainly have no issue with employees & work associates, a business owner typically has a higher investment compared to most hired help. They simply have more skin in the game.  Our program has integrated the most talented certified craftsmen that have years of experience in this highly specialized trade. Because a business owner’s livelihood and future success rely on satisfied customers, your satisfaction is their main priority.”


Click Countertops is a great place in Alpharetta to choose your new countertops from. Call them at 470-354-3850 when you are ready to get the process started! 


xx,

Amanda

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