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Beautiful Quartz Kitchen Countertop Ideas

There seem to be endless options that homeowners can choose from when deciding on countertops for their new kitchens…and with its flexibility and durability, quartz has undoubtedly earned its spot as a top choice for today’s kitchens.

There’s a lot to appreciate about quartz. Regardless of the color or style you choose, it always seems to add a high-quality, luxurious feel to any space. However, with a myriad of colors, edges, and styles to choose from, homeowners can find themselves lost in a sea of options.

In an effort to make your decision just a little bit easier, we’ve curated some striking options to spark inspiration as you plan your dream space.

Sleek & Sophisticated

Sleek and Sophisticated Quartz

This Super White from Pental Quartz, complete with waterfall edges, creates a clean, modern look, especially suited for islands or peninsulas.

Striking Contrasts

Striking Contrasts with Quartz

This Jet-Black selection has a simple, modern edge and provides a striking contrast to lighter-colored cabinets.

A Twist on Traditional

A Twist on Traditional Quartz

There are many other colors that can bring warmth to your living space. This Toasted Almond selection reflects just that; in addition, there are many other colors including Penal Quartz, Silestone, Caesarstone, Q Quartz by MSI and Sequel, to name a few brands.

Light and Effortless

Light and Effortless Quartz Styles

This single-piece backsplash in Misterio provides a seamless look that’s easy to maintain. In addition, this style appears equally at home in a highly modern or traditional kitchen.

Built-In Convenience

Built-In Convenience with Quartz

This gorgeous White Attica Caesarstone pattern with an integral sink creates a unified and luxurious look, perfect for a modern space.

Endless Options with Quartz

With quartz, there’s no end to the options and styles you can employ to create an amazing space that aligns perfectly with your vision.

Ready to take the next step?

Request your free consultation from NW Granite & Marble – from selecting the perfect style to measuring your space, we’ll equip you with everything you need to make the planning process a breeze.

Is Marble a Good Choice for Countertops? The Pro's and Con's of Marble Countertops

Marble Countertops: Luxurious. Modern Style.

white-marble-kitchen-dark-cabinetsMarble countertops beautifies a kitchen with its sophisticated elegance and luxurious feel. But wait… are marble countertops what you are looking for? Read bellow and find out more…..

Marble Colors

Marble countertops come in a wide variety of styles and colors. Its crystalized formation give marble a smooth and clean look compared to that of granite or even quartz. Marble comes in wide variety of colors and shades. From ocean greens, amazing blacks, dreamy yellows to whites and neutrals. Its veining gives marble countertops a unique character and sophistication. The most used marble colors for countertops are Carrara White and Callacata Gold.

Is marble a good choice for countertops?

Although marble may be softer than granite, marble is a safe surface for kitchen countertops. Here are the pros and cons of marble.

Pros

  • Due to its crystal formation, marble has an elegant, smooth look that cannot be duplicated by any natural stone or manmade product.
  • Marble is durable & heat resistant that will last for decades to come.
  • Marble is the best countertop surface for making dough.
  • Easy to maintain and with our 15 year warranty sealant, marble countertops are almost 100% stain proof.

Cons

  • Some marble colors are expensive.
  • Due to its formation, marble may etch faster than granite. Therefore, a honed surface is recommended for countertops. Thus, etches can be very easy removed with a buffer of just a fine sandpaper.

Our thoughts on marble countertops:  Although most colors come in a mirror like polished finish, we recommend that HONED/MATTE surface should be considered for countertops. Honed marble is much kitchen-friendly. Our protective coating make HONED finishes much etch resistant and even if may etch, it will be almost unnoticeable.

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