Quartzite has become extremely popular, and with good reason as it is a versatile and durable stone material. It can be used in many applications, both residential and commercial, making it an excellent choice for home remodel projects.
What Is Quartzite?
Quartzite, a natural stone, is formed when sandstone is exposed to tremendous levels of pressure and heat beneath the earth’s surface. Quartzite has a unique blend of strength and beauty with gorgeous veining and a color palate that resembles marble, but without the upkeep and expense of marble. Quartzite is also a lower maintenance stone compared to marble, and it can be cleaned with a simple solution of warm water and soap.
Quartzite countertops are a suitable option for residential installations because of their substantial durability and aesthetic allure. Their accommodation in various zones of the home, including kitchens, bathrooms, and adjacent to fireplaces, is evidence of their broad-based applicability. Quartzite is a very hard stone, making it an excellent choice for daily use. The luxurious appearance of quartzite can add a sophisticated touch to your home which will enhance its overall visual appeal. Additionally, the wide range of shades and vein patterns offer you the chance to build a chic bathroom that matches your individual tastes.
If you want to make a real statement in your kitchen, quartzite is a great option. Thanks to the power of nature, each slab is one-of-a-kind which means you are investing in unique, naturally formed countertops. While quartz and other engineered stones can mimic the patterns and colors of natural stone, quartzite is the real thing. Quartzite kitchen countertops are a unique option for your home, and are guaranteed to be a showstopper. And, with diversity in its colors and patterns, quartzite is adaptable in any kitchen, whether that be modern or classic.
Quartzite is a great alternative for your bathroom countertops. Due to the fact that this stone develops under tremendous pressure beneath the earth, it is ideal for your home’s busy areas such as the primary bathroom. Quartzite countertops can resist scratches, fading, warping, and etching. They should however be sealed since they natural stone and porous, unlike quartz which is a man-made stone option composed of natural quartz mixed with a resin and pigment to create a unique look.
Fireplace Surrounds and Feature Walls
Quartzite countertops are not just for the kitchen or bathroom, they are also perfect for fireplace surrounds and feature walls. Their ability to endure high thermal levels provides a secure and heat-resistant surface for encasing a fireplace. Quartzite’s unique design patterns and hues can create a visual centerpiece to any living space. Regardless of your design preference, be it modern or traditional, quartzite fireplace surrounds add an air of sophistication to any home.
Feature walls are also a fantastic way to refresh the appearance of a bedroom or living room. Quartzite can provide a dazzling statement piece that will impress your guests. Its high durability ensures your feature wall will be easy to maintain and look great for years to come.
When you select a quartzite slab it is important to consider your personal style and practical needs of the space in which you are working. When you work with C&C Stoneworks our knowledgeable team will guide you to the perfect quartzite slab.
We carry a wide selection of natural and engineered stone products, ensuring we have the right product for your needs. When you visit our showroom, our design specialist will listen carefully to your goals and needs for your new home build or home remodel project. Our specialist will explain the differences in products and answer any questions you may have before recommending the ideal natural or engineered stone, ensuring we help bring your vision to life.
No appointment is required. Just stop by our showroom at 6144 NC 43 S Greenville, NC and we will be ready to discuss your project with you. C & C Stoneworks services eastern North Carolina including Greenville, Washington, Goldsboro, Morehead City and New Bern.