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The best engineered quartz countertops can reinvigorate the appearance of your kitchen or bathroom, and they bring several advantages that purely natural stone products can’t offer.

Countertops form a continuous surface, with a sink or sometimes two basins, that runs above storage cabinets in bathrooms, kitchens, and pantries in offices. In the kitchen, appliances such as a fridge or washing machine are often found beneath a worktop too.

Apart from price, chief deliberations in selection of a countertop are durability, functionality, hygiene, and aesthetics. Popular countertops in Singapore include stainless steel, laminate, glass, tiles, solid surface man-made materials, natural stone, and engineered stone.

More than 90% of artificial quartz countertops contain the natural stone quartzite, crushed and mixed with resin and other additives. The manufacturing process makes quartz composite countertops less porous and more durable than the original stone.

Manufactured quartz countertops are available in a wide range of colours, including blue, green, beige, cream, and red, as well as black and white. Quartz counters also come with a varied selection of finishes and profile edges. Common finishes include polished and honed, while popular edging profiles include square and bevelled.

A winning combination of nature and technology

Combining the beauty of nature with the technological ingenuity of humans, synthetic quartz countertops are as strong as granite worktops, but are able to withstand greater levels of wear and tear, to the extent that they’ll likely last a lifetime.

Quartz is a product with minimal impact on the environment: the natural quartzite from which it’s manufactured is an abundant material, and the end product is non-allergenic and non-toxic.

A further appeal of man-made quartz countertops is their wide choice of colours, patterning, and textures, which are more consistent than that of natural stone.

The surface appearance of engineered quartz counters depends on how the original quartzite was ground. Finely-ground quartz will have a smooth look, while a coarse grind will produce a flecked appearance. Colours and patterns are also available that mimic natural stone like granite or marble.

Engineered quartz is ideal for countertops because it’s hard, dense, resistant to water, scratches and staining, and impervious to acidic products such as vinegar and fruit juices.

All these also make quartz countertops easy to take care of: they don’t require any sealants, and can be cleaned just by washing with soap and warm water. However, abrasive cleaning products should be avoided because they can dull the surface.

Quartz counters are generally priced on a par with natural granite surfaces.

Quartz countertops pros and cons

To help you decide whether quartz countertops are right for you, here’s a summary of their benefits and disadvantages.

Pros

  • Resistant to stains and scratching.
  • No cracking or chipping.
  • Resists bacteria growth.
  • Uniformity of color and texture.
  • Doesn’t require sealing.

Cons

  • Not as heat resistant as some natural stone countertops, so trivets are a must.
  • Seams may be visible because it’s installed in slabs.
  • Some people consider the lack of variation in patterning a drawback.

Wish to speak with an experienced and dependable stone surfaces supplier and installer about your needs?

The best engineered quartz countertops at reasonable prices

As a leading supplier and installer of engineered quartz products and surfaces, Singapore Stone Industry can offer you the finest-quality quartz kitchen counters and island tops, bathroom quartz countertops, and countertops used in business establishments – in a wide range of colours and patterns.

We’ll also help you find the product that’s right for your taste preferences and your interior design style.

Our skilled technicians – with combined experience of more than 50 years – will fit your new quartz kitchen tops or bathroom vanity tops to the highest standards of craftsmanship, backed by a warranty of up to 10 years.

We keep the price of our engineered quartz countertops as low as we can, but we never compromise on quality. Our aim is to make the best quartz counters affordable to as many people as possible.

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Let us know your requirements, no matter how big or small, we're sure we'll be able to help you out. Get in touch with us, and we'll respond to you within 3 working days.

Singapore Stone Industry (Private) Limited
11 Kranji Loop, Singapore 739545

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