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Quartz the Clear Countertop Choice for your Halifax New Home

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 by Polycorp

Though granite has risen in popularity over the years, quartz is a manmade material providing the perfect alternative to this natural stone.  The primary ingredient is ground quartz combined with resins to bind it and pigments to give it colour.  Quartz is uniform in appearance, sophisticated, sleek and becoming a trendy countertop choice for homebuilders and homebuyers alike.  Quartz is available in many neutral colours including white, which can lend an air of elegance.  A splash of colour can be added with the inclusion of accessories like placemats or trivets, the advantage being that these can be easily changed with the season or your mood.

Our last Ravenscraig home for sale in Halifax NS includes quartz countertops.  Both the kitchen and master bathroom at 15 Dronachy Lane feature quartz countertops.  Quartz is a non-porous surface that does not require sealing.  Because of the low porousity, bacteria growth will be limited compared to granite countertops that harbour bacteria and germs.  Quartz is extremely durable and highly resistant to scratches and chips.  But even though this surface can endure minor heat and knife scrapes, we don’t suggest placing anything hot on this surface or cutting directly on it.  Instead, use a cutting board and place pots and pans on hot pads or trivets to avoid damage.  In frequently used areas such as the kitchen and master bathroom of your new home, one of the major benefits quartz countertops has over granite is the ability to repel juice, soda, tea, water, wine, nail polish, nail polish remover and other liquid spills.  Spills on granite must be wiped up immediately to avoid permanent stains that can occur if the liquid is left on the countertop too long.  Not so for quartz.  Quartz countertops are low maintenance and really just require soap and water to maintain.

Polycorp had many options to choose from when it came to your future Halifax NS home for sale countertops. But quartz was the clear winner and will provide your kitchen with a new and timeless look that will continue to shine in your new home kitchen.  For further inquiries about this property, give Sandy Rutledge a call at 497-5500.


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