Quartz worktops have long symbolised elegance and luxury, and their beauty is truly unwavering. In 1963, Italian inventor Marcello Toncelli introduced the world to quartz, a sturdy and stylish material perfect for various surfaces. It became especially popular for crafting beautiful and durable kitchen countertops, and it’s undoubtedly a favourite material of our designers and customers here at Kitchen Design Centre!
Quartz countertops are made from around 90% ground quartz, as well as a mixture of resins and pigments. It’s known for its exceptional hardness, which means quartz stands out as a highly resilient option compared to other countertops. It also comes in various shades and hues, adding to its versatility. It’s these features that make quartz such a popular material for sculptures, flooring, and, of course, kitchen worktops!
The smooth and sleek texture and colour of quartz give it a timeless appeal that continues to be popular in today’s design trends. From classic to modern interiors and everything in between, quartz worktops are still highly sought-after, adding a touch of sophistication and luxury to any kitchen.
When it comes to quartz worktops, the first thing we have to talk about is their appearance. These worktops are not only functional but also incredibly beautiful, enabling quartz worktops to add a touch of elegance to any kitchen. Quartz has been around for thousands of years and is one of the most abundant materials on earth, having been cherished throughout history for its use in carvings and jewellery. This admiration for its sleek and stylish appearance has resulted in its adaptation for kitchen worktops.
Quartz is also an excellent surface for cooking and baking as well as being aesthetically appealing. Its naturally cool temperature makes it ideal for working with dough, whether that’s pizza, pie, or pastry, making quartz an ideal kitchen feature if you love to spend your time baking. The smooth coolness of the quartz surface allows for better control over your doughs and crusts, ensuring the perfect outcome on every bake.
Quartz adds a touch of classic charm and sophistication to your kitchen while being incredibly durable and long-lasting. Proper maintenance and care of your quartz worktops can ensure they remain in great condition for decades to come, ensuring you get more than your money’s worth!
Regular cleaning can help prevent stains and damage, and steering clear of harsh cleaning chemicals and abrasive materials can help maintain the surface’s natural glossy shine. With the right care, your quartz worktops can remain a statement piece in your kitchen for years.
And that’s just a brief overview of why our customers love quartz. This is by no means an exhaustive list; if anything, that’s just the tip of the iceberg – but we think you get the point! If you want to learn more about incorporating quartz worktops into your kitchen revamp, we’re more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Simply pop into one of our showrooms. We have locations in Barrowford, Blackburn, Failsworth – Manchester, Urmston – Manchester, and Woolton, Liverpool.
Alternatively, you can Book A Free Appointment with one of our award-winning designers, and we can have a chat about creating the kitchen of your dreams – quartz worktops included!