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Alaska Gold

Affordable high-end looks and life-long durability come together in Alaskan Gold Quartz. This polished marble-look quartz features a soft creamy white background and widely spread golden veins for unstoppable elegance. Ready to harmonize with nearly any color scheme or design style, it’s the perfect choice for creating white quartz countertops.


Alaska Gold Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Alaska Gold Quartz

Alaska Gold Quartz countertops and slabs are a man made material manufactured from crushed stone and resin. Engineered Alaska Gold quartz blends pulverized quartz or other natural stone aggregates like granite and marble with a polymer resin mix. The percentage varies by manufacturer but is usually around 90 percent ground quartz (a natural hard mineral) with eight to 10 percent resins, polymers, and pigments.

What Are The Advantages Of Alaska Gold Quartz Countertops

The biggest advantage of Alaska Gold quartz countertops is the low maintenance. Because Alaska Gold quartz countertops are a manufactured material, they do not require sealing and are very resistant to staining. Also, being man made, allows for the color and pattern to be very consistent. Although some people prefer the random patterns and color changes that natural stone offers, many want the more uniform scheme that Alaska Gold quartz provides. This also allows for easier matching of seams or later additions where the color consistency of Alaska Gold quartz would be a benefit.

How Do I Maintain My Alaska Gold Quartz Countertops

Alaska Gold Quartz is a manufactured product made of crushed quartz and resin. Because of this, Alaska Gold quartz countertops are non-porous and don’t require a sealer. For cleanliness, a non-porous surface means that it will not harbor bacteria or viruses. Cleaning Alaska Gold quartz countertops is easy and can be done with mild dish detergent and water. Use glass or surface cleaner, along with a nonabrasive sponge, to remove stains. Avoid using harsh abrasive cleaners or scouring pads on your Alaska Gold quartz countertops to keep them shiny and prevent dulling. Alaska Gold Quartz is a hard surface, but not hard enough to withstand the effects of sharp objects like knives. Make sure to use a cutting board to avoid scratches on your Alaska Gold quartz countertops.

How Heat Resistant Are Alaska Gold Quartz Countertops

Typically, granite has higher heat resistance than Alaska Gold quartz, granite at around 450 degrees and quartz up to 150 degrees. Alaska Gold Quartz countertops should not be in contact with hot objects for long periods as it could stain or discolor the surface. Alaska Gold Quartz countertops are heat and scorch resistant but you should take care to not set hot cookware directly on the surface. Always use a hot pad to protect your Alaska Gold quartz from scorching.