Is Quartzite Countertops Cost You More Than Granite Countertops?
Most homeowners always have been confused with quartz stone and granite stone for their kitchen countertops, it is hard for them to make a choice when home decoration. Then today I will make the price comparison between quartz stone and granite stone to help you make clear your mind.
When you want to go with the granite stone, it is known that the price of granite stone varies from the granite looking, the grade and source, especially when the more unique it is in the texture of granite surface, the more it will cost. Also, the size you want also affects the cost of the granite countertops, although when you make a large order from the suppliers.
Compared with granite stone, the cost of quartz stone will not vary so much like granite stone, even you can get the quartz surface cost nearly the same as the high quality granite stone in the same size. Commonly, quality quartz stone is composed of 93% quartz and 7% resins and pigments, those with low quartz volume will cost less, but that would be look not so nice and lower quality.
All in all, the price depends much on your location, supplier and the material quality you choose. One more cost point you should pay attention to is the maintenance costs. While quartz stone will cost you less than granite stone in the aspect. As quartz stone is non-porous, it is more resistant to liquid, stains, heat, scratch and other damage, it is easier to maintain and care. Moreover, quartz surface doesn’t require a sealing and polishing at all.