One of the biggest questions our customers ask when they are looking to purchase countertops is, “What are the main differences between quartz and granite?” While many people enjoy the natural beauty of granite, there are many benefits to quartz that make it an excellent option for countertops, backsplash, bathroom walls and showers.
Since quartz is an engineered product, it does not contain pores and unlike granite, it will not need to be sealed. Granite became the popular option in the 90’s which can make it look dated in some homes and while stunning to the eye, some people find it hard to find a slab that has enough consistency to fit in their homes. Cambria quartz has more than 120 distinctive designs so you’ll be sure to find a design that complements the rest of your home. Below is a chart that outlines some of the key features and differences between quartz and granite.