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Carrera White

Carrara White quartz countertops are a timeless look that is always trending. The unique veining adds a stamp of luxury and created its lineage through time as the wealthy’s material of choice. Carrara White quartz is one of the iconic luxury Italian quartz featuring shades of white and gray. Carrara White quartz slabs are offered in polished and honed finishes. Carrara White is available in a wide variety of floor tiles, wall tiles, and mosaics to create stunning quartz countertops, waterfall islands, and accent walls .


Carrera White Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Carrera White Quartz

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

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

How Do I Maintain My Carrera White Quartz Countertops

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

How Heat Resistant Are Carrera White Quartz Countertops

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