Granite VS. Quartz

Comparison chart based on our experiences, 1 (low) to 5 (high)

 

Quartz Granite Marble
Scratch resistance 4 4 2
Heat resistance 4 5 4
Stain resistance 5, non porous 35 with Lifetime sealer 1
Sunlight damage 1, quartz will fade in direct sunlight 4 4
Seam visibility 5, consistent pattern makes an easy color match 4 4
Maintenance 5 4 2,
Color options 3, Uniform, limited 5, Unlimited and stunning 4, soft, gentle
Chip resistance 4 4 2
Repairable 1 4, easy to repair 3
Price 5 4 4
Return on Investment 3, high price and less “wow” 5 3
Resistance to Chemicals 4 4 1
Strength & Durability 5 4 2
Slab Size (ability to make counters in one piece) 3 5 3

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