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Calacatta Claudia

Calacatta Claudia is an elegant quartz choice with a cool white background and an intricate gray veining pattern that extends across the slab. This quartz has veins of different sizes and widths giving it a very interesting design. Many white quartz slabs like Calacatta Claudia try to give the impression of marble without the high maintenance.

Calacatta Claudia Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Calacatta Claudia Quartz

Calacatta Claudia Quartz countertops and slabs are a man made material manufactured from crushed stone and resin. Engineered Calacatta Claudia 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 Calacatta Claudia Quartz Countertops

The biggest advantage of Calacatta Claudia quartz countertops is the low maintenance. Because Calacatta Claudia 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 Calacatta Claudia quartz provides. This also allows for easier matching of seams or later additions where the color consistency of Calacatta Claudia quartz would be a benefit.

How Do I Maintain My Calacatta Claudia Quartz Countertops

Calacatta Claudia Quartz is a manufactured product made of crushed quartz and resin. Because of this, Calacatta Claudia 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 Calacatta Claudia 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 Calacatta Claudia quartz countertops to keep them shiny and prevent dulling. Calacatta Claudia 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 Calacatta Claudia quartz countertops.

How Heat Resistant Are Calacatta Claudia Quartz Countertops

Typically, granite has higher heat resistance than Calacatta Claudia quartz, granite at around 450 degrees and quartz up to 150 degrees. Calacatta Claudia Quartz countertops should not be in contact with hot objects for long periods as it could stain or discolor the surface. Calacatta Claudia 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 Calacatta Claudia quartz from scorching.