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Carrara Blanco

Carrara Blanco is a subtly gray veined quartz that adds a chic personal style to your space. Gray countertops are increasing in popularity and can add a simplistic elegance to your kitchen countertops.

Carrara Blanco Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Carrara Blanco Quartz

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

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

How Do I Maintain My Carrara Blanco Quartz Countertops

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

How Heat Resistant Are Carrara Blanco Quartz Countertops

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