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Calacatta Vintage

Calacatta Vintage Quartz is another offering by Cosmos Quartz. This white stone has slightly wider gray veining patterns for a marbled look. As with any mostly white quartz, this countertop will go with any kitchen or bath design.

Calacatta Vintage Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Calacatta Vintage

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

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

How Do I Maintain My Calacatta Vintage Quartz Countertops

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

How Heat Resistant Are Calacatta Vintage Quartz Countertops

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

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