Granite and quartz are two very popular materials when it comes to kitchen countertops. These two stones, one natural and one manmade, are very similar. So how can you know which is best?

Quartz vs. Granite: Helping You Select a Material for Your Countertops

We’ve created a handy chart to tell you the features of each stone, and then you can decide for yourself which you prefer.

kitchen countertopsTo be honest, we’re not even sure which is better! Both are great materials, and our customers seem very happy with their countertops (both quartz and granite).

So there really is no wrong answer, but if you need more help with the decision-making process, come in and check out our showroom for more ideas for your countertops.

 

GraniteQuartz
  • Cost is about $35-100 per square foot
  • Natural stone
  • Many colors and patterns; each slab is unique because nature designed it.
  • Heat, stain, and scratch resistant
  • Must be sealed every so often
  • Easy to clean with warm, soapy water
  • Cost is about $40-90 per square foot
  • Manmade or engineered stone
  • An increase in color and pattern selection is now available, thanks to engineering advances.
  • Stain and scratch resistant
  • No sealing required
  • Easy to clean with warm, soapy water