Quartz Countertops for the Bathroom

Quartz countertops in bathroom

In this post, we discuss the surging popularity of quartz countertops in the bathroom and why they make a good choice for your bathroom remodeling project.

We’ve written before about the increasing popularity of quartz countertops in the home. They haven’t just become popular in the kitchen, we’re also seeing more and more quartz countertops in bathrooms as well.

When you’re remodeling the bathroom, the choice of vanity and bathroom countertop is going to be of extreme importance.

Your new bathroom vanity countertop needs to be functional, highly durable and ready to stand up to everyday usage. It’s going to be exposed to water, soap, toothpaste, and cosmetics and will need to survive the morning rush and daily usage.

For a long time, granite countertops were the top choice for bathrooms. Marble countertops have also been a popular choice, even though it is prone to stains.

Related: The Advantages and Disadvantages Of Quartz, Granite, And Corian Countertops

Currently, it looks like quartz countertops have taken the throne from both of these natural stone surfaces.

Let’s examine why and review the benefits of quartz countertops in the bathroom.

Related: Quartz Countertops Guide

 

White quartz slab with gray veiningWhy Quartz Countertops for Bathroom Counters?

  • Resistant to stains and scratching
  • Available in a large variety of styles
  • Hard, non-porous surface
  • Luxurious looking material
  • Works with different design styles
  • Doesn’t require resealing
  • Good price value
  • Easy cleaning

 

Quartz countertops offer many of the features that people love in other natural stone surfaces, from style to durability.

Light colored white quartz counterBecause quartz countertops are made from engineered material, they are available in a much larger variety of styles, patterns, colors, and finishes.

It is an extremely durable material that is resistant to stains and scratches. Engineered Quartz is a non-porous material, making it not only stain resistant but preventing bacterial growth, which is important in the bathroom and kitchen.

Besides its durability, most styles of quartz provide a luxurious looking countertop surface that adds value to the home.

A great factor in favor of quartz countertops that has helped boost its popularity is that it will work well with many different design styles, from traditional to rustic and contemporary modern. ultra modern. The variety of colors and patterns help it fit into any existing design style.

Quartz vs Granite Countertops
Quartz vs Granite Countertops

A great advantage of quartz countertops over granite is that you don’t need to reseal it every couple of years. Many people don’t realize the ongoing maintenance that can go into granite.

Quartz is a relatively cost-effective option considering its durability and quality. The price can vary greatly depending on the color, style, and veining of different types, but overall it is a still usually a good value.

Unlike granite and other natural stone surfaces, quartz countertops do not require special cleaners. All you will need is warm water, mild dish soap, and a soft sponge.

Related: How to clean quartz countertops

We hope this list helps you understand why quartz has become a popular material for bathroom vanities and why you might want to consider it for yours.

 

For information on quartz countertops, contact us online, visit our showroom, or call 314.533.3366

Graniterra is located in St. Louis, Missouri and supplies natural stone and granite countertops and provides expert installation from our in-house team. With over 30 years in the stone business, we have the knowledge & experience to deliver a perfect project. Request a quote

 

Quartz Countertops for the Bathroom was last modified: February 20th, 2019 by GT Admin