Quartz is one of the most popular materials in Singapore for use in kitchen countertops and vanities. Aurastone is a trusted quartz supplier in Singapore and we have helped thousands of homes, offices, hotels and more with their quartz designs.

Why Choose Quartz Countertops

Quartz is a manmade tabletop material that is very popular due to its physical and aesthetic properties. Quartz is scratch, impact and heat resistant, making it the perfect material for well-used areas such as kitchen countertops. It is also very easy to maintain and does not require regular sealing.

Since quartz is manmade, there are many different designs that you can choose from. You can also use one design for your entire area, no matter how big, because the designs can be replicated.

Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs) - Quartz

Quartz stone is a type of engineered stone that is made from a mixture of natural quartz and other materials. The natural quartz is ground up and mixed with pigments, resins, and other materials to create a durable and non-porous surface material that is often used for countertops, flooring, and other applications.

The specific composition of quartz stone can vary depending on the manufacturer and the specific product, but most types of quartz stone are made from around 93% natural quartz and 7% other materials, such as pigments, resins, and binders. These materials are mixed together and then poured into a mold, where they are subjected to high heat and pressure to create a solid slab of quartz stone.

No, quartzite is a type of metamorphic rock that is formed from sandstone through a process of high heat and pressure. Quartzite may contain quartz as a component, but it is not the same material as pure quartz.

In comparison, Quartz has better attributes than Quartzite in term of stain, scratch, microbal and impact resistant.

Quartz is a non-porous material that does not need to be sealed. This makes it easy to clean and maintain.

In some cases, it may be possible to repair small chips or scratches in a quartz surface. However, significant damage may require the replacement of the affected area.

Quartz is generally resistant to heat, but it is not completely immune to damage from extreme temperatures. It is recommended to use a trivet or hot pad when placing hot items directly on a quartz surface.

Yes, quartz is a popular choice for kitchen and bathroom countertops because it is long-lasting, easy to maintain, stain and microbial resistant. It also comes in a variety of colors and designs. 

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Reading Guides

Enjoy some of our most popular guides on quartz. Learn more about this amazing material and decide if it’s something you want for your kitchen countertops or other renovation project.

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