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Carrera Classic

Carrara Classic Quartz countertops from Cosmos Quartz has an intricate pattern of grays swirled around a white stone. If you are looking for a neutral countertop for long lasting appeal and beauty, this is one that would fit for years to come.

Carrera Classic Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Carrera Classic Quartz

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

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

How Do I Maintain My Carrera Classic Quartz Countertops

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

How Heat Resistant Are Carrera Classic Quartz Countertops

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

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