Find the Best Custom Quartz Countertops for Your Kitchen

Quartz countertops tick both boxes for durability and beauty as they combine both the robustness and attractiveness of natural minerals with the quality benefits that modern engineering and technology bring. Quartz countertops are made out of thoroughly processed and engineered mineral, giving your kitchen surface the properties that natural stones simply don't have. This in many ways, gives you the best of both worlds.

Quartz is one of the most abundant minerals present on this planet. It is one of many ingredients that make up the stone: granite, for example, is composed of several minerals, including quartz (mainly) and feldspar. You can buy the best quartz countertops in Austin from Renaissance Stone Works.

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When opting for quartz countertops custom, you do not get a solid quartz surface, but rather, one that is made from a combination of minerals and other additives. Custom countertops are usually about 93 percent quartz and 7 percent minerals and materials such as resin binders and additives that create a unique color in other stones.

Quartz is man-made products that maximize what nature offers. While they are not directly from the earth dug and cut into the sheet-shaped table as other natural stones such as granite, they offer many unique properties that make them just as good for this kind of application, if not better.

Quartz is also a very hard material that is second only to diamond in terms of strength and hardness rating. countertops are made by tying together the mineral quartz using a resin, which is then baked under a certain degree of heat and pressure. Make the whole recipe binder resin non-porous, effectively filling all cracks, crevices, and cracks between the mineral crystals. The result is a very hard, durable, pore-less, and not to mention the handsome work surface, that looks good with all types of interiors.