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Gran Paradiso

Gran Paradiso Quartz is a slab that brings a lot of character and an elegant look to your remodel. A black quartz with swirls of gray, cream and gold give this quartz countertop an interesting pattern that can become the focal point of any kitchen or bathroom.

Gran Paradiso Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Gran Paradiso Quartz

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

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

How Do I Maintain My Gran Paradiso Quartz Countertops

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

How Heat Resistant Are Gran Paradiso Quartz Countertops

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

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