Granite is a natural stone that is known for its sturdiness. It is so durable and it will not break even under high pressure. In addition to that, it has great resistance to staining and you will have no problems removing nail or hair colour. The cleaning is handled with only soap and water. Granite needs to be sealed 2-4 times a year. The sealant will form an even layer that will prevent the worktops from getting permanent stains.
Quartz’ durability is comparable to granite’s. It is also a very tough material that will not break or crack easily. It is the best material when it comes to resistance to staining. You will have no hard times removing the spills even if you let them sit for a bit. Quartz is a manufactured stone made of 93% natural quartz and 7% resins. The resins are forming a non-porous layer and making it resistant to staining. The downside of quartz worktops is that they are not as resistant to heat as granite or marble. You shouldn’t place hot objects like a hairdryer directly on them.
Marble requires higher maintenance than quartz and granite. Marble is also very durable, but it is softer, so it can get scratches easier. It. But marble is also considered the most beautiful stone and will make your bathroom special. It will handle heat without burning or cracking. The cleaning is easy with only soap and water involved. Marble also needs to be sealed several times a year. It is very important that you seal it regularly because marble tends to get stained easier than granite and quartz.
All materials can be a great addition to your bathroom, it is just a question of your needs. If you seek material that will not get stained at all, then quartz may be the one for you. If you look for a luxury feel, marble is the best. The most durable and resistant to heat is granite, so if those are your concerns, granite can be your choice.
Stones are generally very durable materials and are worth investing in. With proper maintenance, all three will last you for decades. Browse online our wide stone collection from well known brands including ClassicQuartzStone, Silestone, Caesarstone & more.