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Using Quartz On Your Floor

22 Dec, 2016 | Lifestyle, Quartz |

Quartz flooring has become a fashionable interior design choice recently and can add drama and a sense of luxury to any home. Quartz is a popular alternative to granite and comes in a wide array of colors and patterns to match your interior perfectly.

How Durable Is Quartz?

One major advantage that quartz has over other popular types of flooring is its durability. Quartz is very hard to scratch, crack or chip and can handle a lot of foot traffic without becoming worn.

Quartz is also known for being resistant to heat. This means that it will last longer. However, this also means that this type of flooring will be colder to the touch than other types of flooring.

Is Quartz Easy To Clean?

In addition to its physical durability, quartz is also known for its stain-resistant properties. As quartz is non-porous, it will not absorb any staining liquids that may be spilled. Because of this, quartz is extremely easy to clean, as dirt and liquids can easily be washed off the floor's surface.

Another benefit of quartz is that it is completely resistant to household cleaning products, whereas granite can be damaged over time from common floor cleaners.

Is Quartz Expensive?

Quartz is one of the most expensive types of flooring available and is almost double the cost of granite, another popular choice.

In addition to the cost of the stone itself, many people who opt for quartz flooring choose to have a glossy seal finish applied on top. This needs to be resealed fairly regularly, which can become expensive.

What Are My Color And Pattern Options For Quartz Flooring?

While some homeowners select quartz in a solid color, many choose this material for its wide array of colors and patterns. The possibilities of color choices are virtually endless, thus allowing customers to choose a pattern which will fit in with their home perfectly.

Quartz in varying shades of white and gray is currently a huge trend. White quartz is particularly popular right now, as is quartz which mimics carrara marble. Pebble quartz, a light gray option, is also very popular, along with quartz in charcoal tones.

More and more homeowners are turning to quartz as a choice for flooring because of its durability as well as its various color and pattern options. Although quartz is a bit pricier than other popular types of flooring, customers love it for its longevity and luxurious edge.

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