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Benefits of Engineered Stone Countertops

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Discover the benefits of engineered stone countertops.

Engineered stone countertops are made from quartz crystals that are held together with resin. This is the main characteristic that separates them from natural stone countertops, which are cut from pure granite, marble, sandstone, and other natural stones. If you’re remodeling or renovating your kitchen, check out these benefits of installing engineered stone countertops.

Aesthetics

Engineered stone countertops have a beauty all their own that can rival that of natural stone. Although the colors, tones, patterns, and textures are similar to granite and slate, you’ll notice that the variations are more uniform. This increases your ability to create an overall look throughout your kitchen that is cohesive and complementary. With engineered stone, the colors available include earth tones across the entire spectrum as well as rose, grays, and more. The colors are natural to quartz, and more variations are created with the use of colorants.

Durability

Engineered quartz is nearly as hard as granite, so there’s no need to worry about durability when choosing engineered stone countertops. In fact, this material gives you the added advantage of not cracking as easily as granite or slate. It’s also more resistant to scratches and cuts, and hot pans won’t leave scorch marks. In terms of maintenance, you can do your part to make sure your countertop lasts as long as possible by using cutting boards on top.

Cleaning

Many people may not realize that natural stone is porous which means that small bacteria have the opportunity to get trapped inside the natural fissures of your countertop, making it much more difficult to clean thoroughly overtime. Engineered stone comes with the advantage of not being porous. It won’t absorb any liquids from meat or vegetables and is easier to clean to maintain a higher level of hygiene.

Options

There are very little limits to the possibilities of options when it comes to engineered stone countertops. Icestone, in particular, is a brand of sandstone that’s made from a mixture of recycled glass and concrete with no volatile organic compounds. There are several colors and styles that will make your kitchen everything you’ve wanted it to be.

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