Installing A New Quartz Countertop? How The Quartz Fabrication Process Works And Tips To Keep The Countertop Looking Great

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Quartz countertops are popular because quartz is beautiful and looks natural. Quartz is also beneficial as it is a man-made material which makes it more durable and lower in maintenance. If you are planning to install a quartz countertop in your kitchen, keep reading to help make it look beautiful and keep it in great condition.

Quartz Countertop Fabricator

Quartz countertop fabricators are used when making the countertop. The way the surface looks depends on the grounding process. For example, the quartz may be coarsely ground, which will make it look freckled. The quartz may be finely ground, which gives it a smoother surface. The fabricator will ask you what you would like the quartz to look like and then choose the grounding process. The quartz countertop fabricator has methods they can use to make the quartz look like other materials, such as marble, granite, or stone if you prefer. 

The quartz fabrication process involves choosing the thickness and color of the quartz you want for your kitchen. They measure your kitchen to determine what size they need to cut. The fabricator will then choose a variety of quartz slabs for you to choose from. During the fabrication process, the contractor will inspect the slab for scratches, blemishes, fissures, and more. They will inspect the color and veining and the thickness. Once the slab is chosen, the quartz fabricator will put on the edging and polish the stone before it is delivered to you.  

Things You Can Do

There are many things you can do to keep your quartz countertop in good condition. One thing you do not have to worry about is putting a sealant on the countertop since quartz will not need it. 

You should clean the countertop daily using a mild soap and a soft dishcloth or a damp sponge. Quartz is non-porous, so you won't have to worry about liquids penetrating the surface. This also helps prevent stains from getting on the quartz. You will never need to use any kind of harsh chemicals to clean the countertop. Do not use any abrasive cleaners, however. If you have something on the countertop that is stuck or sticky, place a damp paper towel over it for a couple of hours to loosen the debris to make it easier to get off. 

A quartz countertop fabricator can give you many tips to help you keep your countertop looking beautiful. 


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