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What Is The Difference Between Granite And Quartz


Are you currently in the process of choosing your brand new kitchen worktop? Here at Set In Stone, we want to tell you about the differences between Granite and Quartz worktops and from here you can decide what which will suit your home and lifestyle more. Once you have carefully chosen your material of choice, we will design your kitchen worktop bespoke to you. It’s essential that the interior flows throughout your home, we want you to get the design right.

Let’s Discuss the difference between Granite and Quartz.

What Is Quartz? When Looking at the durability of quartz, this is a great and consistent material to go for. Quartz is a man-made, constructed by a combination of ground quartz chips and dust which is then combined with synthetic resins. The appearance of quartz is all down to how the quartz is ground, they take many different forms so have a look at our samples to see the different designs we provide.

Did you know that Quartz is the second most abundant material in the earths crust?

When Would I Use Quartz?

The Advantages Of Quartz Worktops: There are many advantages of choosing quartz worktops, take a look…

  1. Extremely hard and durable, this is a good quality for a kitchen worktop to have. You want to know that the worktop you end up going for will last, but it also must blend in nicely with your home interior.

  2. Glossy and Sleek, Quartz worktops are the latest trend, the sleek and smooth finish of the worktop is second to none.

  3. Stain and Crack resistant, this is essential when looking for kitchen worktops. You want to make sure that the material of your choice is as hard wearing as possible.

  4. Easy to clean, this is such an important factor when choosing your new kitchen worktop.

  5. Does Not Require Sealing And Unsealing.

Fun Fact: Quartz is naturally scratch-resistant, only diamond, Topaz and Saphire can scratch this worktop.

What Is Granite? Granite is a multi-purpose material and is used in many different environments such as dimension stone, architectural stone, decorative stone and construction material. Here at Set In Stone, we provide you with high-quality granite worktops. If you’re currently in the process of choosing your brand new kitchen interior, we want to teach you the difference between Granite and Quartz. From here you can decide which worktop will suit you the most.

If you’re looking for an elegant and sleek finish, our granite worktops are the solution for you. Take a look at our samples to get a feel for the material we produce, you might find your perfect match.

The Advantages Of Granite Worktops: Let’s discuss the benefits of granite kitchen worktops…

  1. Unique: Each granite slab has a unique feel to them, no slab is exactly the same and this is exactly what attracts most people to granite worktops.

  2. Add Value To Your Home: Not only do granite worktops upscale your kitchen/bathroom, but the material itself adds additional value to your home. This is a no brainer!

  3. Heat resistant, This is essential for a kitchen worktop, which is very practical when cooking in the kitchen.

  4. Stain-resistant, when looking for your dream kitchen worktops you want to make sure they’re great quality and last for a long time. Granite worktops are a great example of stain-resistant worktops which is great when it comes to a kitchen/bathroom worktop.

For any further information, get in touch with the team at Set in Stone. We can help you piece together your kitchen whilst bringing your design to life. If you’re in the Derbyshire and Cheshire area contact us today!

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