How to Select Countertops And Quartz Surfaces?

How to Select Countertops And Quartz Surfaces?

Countertops and quartz surfaces are quickly becoming popular among kitchen owners and bathroom designers. Quartz can be maintained easily and comes in a large range of patterns, colors, and even textures. Although the main use of quartz is still as kitchen and bathroom boards, they can also be used for shower entries, shower stalls, backsplashes, fire surrounds and tub decks.

The quartz surfaces are made of quartz floor with a polyester resin, which is used as a binder. Quartz is antimicrobial and non-porous, so it is resistant to odors, bacterial growth, and stains. Quartz can be placed as a slab or cut in tiles form. The only limit is that it is not compatible with outdoor projects, because it is sensitive to fade with intense sunlight, it will not withstand the exposure to the elements, and external use can void warranties.

Below are tips to help you find the right countertops and quartz surfaces and for your bathroom, kitchen, as well as other home improvement projects.

#1: Select patterns, colors, and textures

In recent years, producers of these quartz surfaces have significantly changed how these products appear. One of the most remarkable products on the market today is the Quartz from Everest Granite. It has newer patterns that look like Marble or granite. It also comes in various colors. This quart type is highly recommended.

#2: Select the appropriate thickness

When choosing a quartz, it is necessary to take into consideration, the level of thickness that you will require for the application. The required thickness of the quartz plate is 1¼ inches. Generally speaking, this is a recommended thickness for bathroom vanities and kitchen counters. Quartz is made in a ½ inch, a ¾ inch of thickness.

#3: Select Edging

Edging also assist in determining the counter style, or the effect prices or vanity. The standard edges are flat (squares) and the edges of the waterfall. These edges can be applied to quartz with a thickness of 1¼ inches. The most complex options of the board include the arc profile (curved edge), sloped, pencil, rolling edge, and rounded (Bullnose) that add an additional quartz layer so as to achieve a spectacular look.

#4: Select plumbing and accessories before selecting the surface of the quartz

Before production and fabrication measures will be taken in the area where the quartz is installed. If you plan to surface the bathroom and the kitchen, it is necessary to select the stainless steel sinks and taps before fabrication. The manufacturer must know the dimensions of the number of holes needed for installation. If you intend to install the kitchen cooktop, you also need a cut.

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