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Light Silt

Light Silt Quartz is a lighter shade of gray quartz countertop with a pattern of darker speckling. This countertop would pair well with light kitchens to give an airy feel to your space or can be used to bring contrast to darker cabinets.


Light Silt Quartz Countertops Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Light Silt​ Quartz

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

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

How Do I Maintain My Light Silt​ Quartz Countertops

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

How Heat Resistant Are Light Silt​ Quartz Countertops

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

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