Phoenix Quartz Countertop
Pros & Cons
Advantages and disadvantages of quartz.
Quartz is the most popular manufactured stone for counter tops.
Quartz surfaces are manufactured from the 4th strongest mineral available
and are extremely durable, scratch and heat resistant. Quartz surfaces
are also non porous and do not require any type of sealant.
Granite Countertop Ratings
Ratings are on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the "Best" rating:
||(To other stones,
10 being the most expensive.)
Because quartz surfaces are manufactured stone, they lack a one-of-a-kind
uniqueness available only in natural stone.
Quartz is a maintenance free countertop surface. The distributors still
recommend using pot holders to set pot and pans on that come directly
off the stove top or out of the oven to keep it looking like new. Also,
quartz surface distributors include a standard warranty on their
product of up to 15 years.