Stone is a natural beauty with a variety of types and characteristics. It’s popular today in residential and commercial settings, as a result of its durability and maintenance. It’s essential to remember however, that different stones, although similar in appearance, may have different characteristics, and as a result have varying tolerances. It’s important to recognize what stone you have in your home and determine appropriate maintenance procedures, and precautions in order that it remain beautiful and functional.
Long considered a valuable home investment by Designers and Architects, Quartz countertops have become more affordable as they have become more popular. Although there are some countertops which are made of actual quartz slabs, most quartz countertops are actually a product engineered from at least 93 percent crushed quartz, the second most common mineral both very hard and virtually non porous, creating a durable and easily maintained countertop with the beauty of natural stone.