Granite vs. Quartz: Just How to Choose Which Product Is Finest for Your Counter tops
Having trouble making a decision in between granite and also quartz for your countertops? We take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of each product to aid you make the option that's finest for your kitchen area needs.

When choosing kitchen counter products for a cooking area or bathroom, several property owners prefer the appearance and longevity of rock over tile, wood, or laminate. Rock counter tops are readily available in a large range of one-of-a-kind shades and patterns, as well as quartz as well as granite are 2 of one of the most popular materials. Continuously a top choice for counter tops, granite is an all-natural stone that is mined from quarries, cut into slabs, and also polished prior to setup. Although quartz also takes place naturally, it's thought about a crafted stone due to the fact that the surface is made utilizing smashed quartz crystals that are combined with pigments and resin for binding. The composite material duplicates the look of actual rock and also is growing in appeal as a countertop product.

Both quartz and also granite supply beautiful structure as well as resilient sturdiness for kitchen and bathroom surface areas. If you're uncertain which of these products is best for you, use this easy quartz vs. granite guide to help educate your choice. We compare the distinctions in between quartz and granite in rate, maintenance, sturdiness, and appearance so you can pick the ideal counter top product for your space and also lifestyle.

As with any material, the visual differences between granite and quartz are an issue of preference. Some people favor the all-natural and also special look of granite kitchen counters.

Others like the broader range of shades and also patterns offered by quartz countertops. Quartz countertops are readily available in patterns that provide the appearance of high-end marble at a reduced cost since it is manmade.

Kitchen area counter with geometric backsplash


CREDIT RATING: ANNIE SCHLECTHER
Durability of Quartz vs. Granite
Rock counter tops are prominent in cooking areas for a factor. Granite is often pointed out as the most resilient natural counter top material offered and is understood for standing up to splits and chips. As a manmade product, quartz prices a little bit higher on the solidity scale and is a little a lot more resistant to damage.

Both countertop products can be cleaned up with moderate soap as well as water. Gentle cleaners are likewise appropriate for quartz kitchen counters, but some all-round cleaners could be too rough for granite. Plan to make use of a cleaner created for granite ($ 6, Target) to finest secure the surface. It's best to clean up spills as soon as they happen to prevent spots from creating. Quartz kitchen counters are extremely resistant to stains, however if spots do occur, you can commonly eliminate them with glass cleaner as well as a non-abrasive sponge. For discolorations on granite, remove them utilizing a granite stain remover ($ 8, The Home Depot) that will raise the discolor from the surface without the demand for scrubbing.

kitchen with quartz kitchen counter


CREDIT SCORE: STACEY BRANFORD
Repair and maintenance for Quartz as well as Granite Countertops
It requires to be resealed every year due to the fact that granite is a permeable material. With a correct seal, granite countertops are really immune to stains. Small scratches or dings in granite can be filled in with color-matching epoxy or material from the house renovation store, however expert installers must repair cracks larger than an ice.

Quartz counter tops are nonporous, which enables the surface to ward off coffee, oil, as well as also food tinting without sealing. Harmed quartz is more difficult to fix and need to always be done by an expert, which can increase quartz counter tops cost generally.

Rock kitchen counters are offered in a broad selection of special colors and also patterns, as well as quartz and also granite are 2 of the most prominent materials. If you're uncertain which of these products is ideal for you, use this simple quartz vs. granite overview to help educate your decision. We compare the differences between quartz as well as granite in rate, maintenance, look, and resilience so you can select the right kitchen counter material for your space and way of life.

Gentle cleansers are likewise appropriate for quartz counter tops, but some versatile cleaners could be as well extreme for granite. For discolorations on granite, eliminate them utilizing a granite stain remover ($ 8, The Home Depot) that will lift the discolor from the surface without the requirement for rubbing.

New Homes & 2021 to 2019 Built

Sort by:
22023 80 Avenue Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Michael Melnychuk Of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd
New

$489,900

22023 80 Avenue Nw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,961 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257213
968 Daniels Loop Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Michael Melnychuk Of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd
New

$409,900

968 Daniels Loop Sw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,561 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257195
15824 30 Avenue Sw Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Matthew Harrison Of MaxWell Challenge Realty
New

$525,000

15824 30 Avenue Sw Sw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,103 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257189
# 3002 10360 102 Street Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Jasen Reboh Of RE/MAX Excellence
New

$380,000

# 3002 10360 102 Street Nw, Edmonton

1 Bed 1 Bath 570 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4257174
20031 29 Avenue Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Matthew Harrison Of MaxWell Challenge Realty
New

$575,000

20031 29 Avenue Nw, Edmonton

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,339 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257169
9108 64 Avenue Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Eddy Jomha Of MaxWell Polaris
New

$728,000

9108 64 Avenue Nw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,776 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257154
17246 9 Avenue Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Rishi Ghai Of RE/MAX Excellence
New

$549,900

17246 9 Avenue Sw, Edmonton

4 Beds 4 Baths 1,701 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257083
2059 Desrochers Drive Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Fan Yang Of Mozaic Realty Group
New

$337,800

2059 Desrochers Drive Sw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,340 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257061
Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Manveer Maan Of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd
New

$589,000

Nw, Edmonton

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,417 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4257024
Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Darlene Strang Of RE/MAX Real Estate
New

$3,699,990

Nw, Edmonton

2 Beds 3 Baths 3,309 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4257018
5804 Keeping Crest Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Fan Yang Of Mozaic Realty Group
New

$699,000

5804 Keeping Crest Sw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,500 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256992
# 204 1506 Tamarack Boulevard Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Yad Dhillon Of Royal Lepage Preferred Real Estate
New

$189,999

# 204 1506 Tamarack Boulevard Nw, Edmonton

1 Bed 1 Bath 597 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4256965
Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of John Benjamin Of MaxWell Polaris
New

$1,190,000

Sw, Edmonton

5 Beds 5 Baths 3,014 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256962
Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Kulwinder Toor Of MaxWell Polaris
New

$589,900

Nw, Edmonton

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,359 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256954
# 22 20425 93 Avenue Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Jamie Bhatti Of Royal Lepage Arteam Realty
New

$710,000

# 22 20425 93 Avenue Nw, Edmonton

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,770 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4256914
12053 122 Street Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Carlton Rose Of MaxWell Challenge Realty
New

$479,900

12053 122 Street Nw, Edmonton

4 Beds 4 Baths 1,671 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256867
20224 17 Avenue Nw Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Wendy Lam Of RE/MAX Elite
New

$739,900

20224 17 Avenue Nw Nw, Edmonton

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,814 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256809
8927 76 Avenue Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Eddy Jomha Of MaxWell Polaris
New

$825,000

8927 76 Avenue Nw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,139 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256799
16830 52 Street Nw Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Koogan Moodliar Of Logic Realty
New

$469,900

16830 52 Street Nw Nw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,501 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256716
4808 174 Avenue Nw Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Koogan Moodliar Of Logic Realty
New

$740,460

4808 174 Avenue Nw Nw, Edmonton

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,631 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256699
# 102 11503 76 Avenue Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of David Ozubko Of RE/MAX Elite
New

$429,900

# 102 11503 76 Avenue Nw, Edmonton

2 Beds 2 Baths 838 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4256663
Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Ashley Dalgleish Of MaxWell Polaris
New

$225,500

Sw, Edmonton

2 Beds 2 Baths 884 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4256542
17923 62 Street Nw Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Janelle Austin Of Sterling Real Estate
New

$405,000

17923 62 Street Nw Nw, Edmonton

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,643 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256523
9174 Pear Drive Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of David Lam Of Exp Realty
New

$414,693

9174 Pear Drive Sw, Edmonton

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,436 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256424
# 11 1729 Keene Crescent Sw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Robbie Kamaleddine Of Century 21 Bamber Realty Ltd
New

$332,228

# 11 1729 Keene Crescent Sw, Edmonton

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,183 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4256421
2796 Blatchford Road Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Curtis Knott Of Homes & Gardens Real Estate Limited
New

$646,500

2796 Blatchford Road Nw, Edmonton

5 Beds 4 Baths 1,540 SqFt Single Family MLS® # E4256395
Nw, Edmonton
Courtesy of Courtesy Of Laura Lambert Of MaxWell Devonshire Realty
New

$284,800

Nw, Edmonton

1 Bed 1 Bath 662 SqFt Condo / Townhouse MLS® # E4256383

Posted by Eric Beaverford on

Tags

Email Send a link to post via Email

Leave A Comment

e.g. yourwebsitename.com
Please note that your email address is kept private upon posting.