Quartz Countertops

Quartz Countertops Iowa City

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ALL ABOUT QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS

Are you the lucky new owner of a custom built home? Perhaps you just decided to have your kitchen or bathroom remodeled? With this comes the choice of tons of custom options, and one of the most important ones is going to be which countertops you decide to go with. While there are plenty of great options out there, quartz countertops are a great addition to any beautiful kitchen or bathroom. If this is the material you decide to go with, there are some basic things you need to know. Here are a few facts about quartz countertops you will want to know before installation. 

COLORS OR OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Quartz is slightly different than granite because it is manufactured to look a certain way. With new technology and techniques, there are now a wide variety of colors available as well as patterns to achieve that natural streaks and spotting that is found in granite countertops. The colors available range from white to black and have a ton of great options for patterns and various colors to break up the monotone colors as well. Overall, quartz has many options that are sure to go with any color or design plan that you have in mind for your new kitchen or bathroom. Check with your distributor to see what they have in stock. 

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WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT OUR QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS?

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The help I received from the designer was terrific. I made minor adjustments to the original design with the help of the designer. I ended up with a beautiful new kitchen and some beautiful new countertops!”
– Christine M.
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I enjoy your selection of styles and colors. Could not have done my kitchen with out your great prices. My designer was very helpful and patient. He also worked with my architect to assure I was going to get exactly what we needed for my space. I have been raving about KBD of Iowa City to all who see my kitchen!”
– Zachary R.
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MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING

Quartz is a wonderful low maintenance countertop so the upkeep on it is minimal, making it an appealing choice for your new bathroom or kitchen. For daily cleaning, a simple water and soap combination will suffice. Mix water with a couple of drops of dish soap and wipe your quartz countertops clean. When finished, rinse the countertops with water for a clean countertop that glistens. 

To prevent stains, you will want to clean any spills up right away. This is especially true if the spill is wine, lemon juice, or other harsh substance that could leave a strong stain or erode at the surface of the quartz. If a stain has settled into the countertop, try a scrub pad with an all-purpose cleaner and gently scrub away the stain. On the topic of things to avoid, make sure you don’t use any bleach cleaners or high-pH cleaners on the surface of your new quartz countertops. The great thing about quartz? It is considered non-porous so stains are rarely an issue. 

General maintenance also includes not placing hot objects directly on the surface of the countertops. You should also make sure to always use a cutting board when cutting anything. While quartz is one of the strongest materials you can buy for countertops, it is always best to take preventative measures and not place either of these on your beautiful new countertops. 

A few safe cleaners for your quartz countertops include: 
• Windex 
• 3M Glass Cleaner
• Goo Gone 
• Clorox Anywhere (Hard Surfaces)
• Simple Green D Pro 3 Cleaner 
• The company you purchase your countertops through will have more recommendations or may offer their own cleaner for sale as well. 

KBD OF IOWA CITY FOR ALL OF YOUR QUARTZ COUNTER TOP NEEDS

Quartz countertops are appealing for so many different reasons. The low maintenance is wonderful for those who don’t have the time or desire to maintain a strict and rigid care plan for their countertops. Cleaning them is an easy task with plenty of safe cleaners available, or the option to just clean them with soap and water. And with the many colors available there is sure to be something to fit your needs. If you are considering having quartz countertops installed in your new kitchen or bathroom, give KBD of Iowa City a call and let them help you get started on your new project. 
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