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Carrara Mist

Carrara Mist Quartz has a milky white base with swirls of beige and gray intermixed with ribbons of darker grays. This countertop has a consistent pattern the adds depth but does not overwhelm the space.


Carrara Mist Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Carrara Mist​ Quartz

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

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

How Do I Maintain My Carrara Mist​ Quartz Countertops

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

How Heat Resistant Are Carrara Mist​ Quartz Countertops

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

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