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10 Affordable Classic Quartz Colours

Classic Quartz Colours
With Classic Quartz Stone slabs being such a perfect solution to your home improvement and commercial needs, we have created a list of some of the best Classic Quartz colours that are available.
The reason why Classic Quartz Stone is such a popular material is because it is relatively maintenance free and is practically heat, stain and scratch resistant as it is a non-porous material.

Classic Gris

Classic Gris is one of our dark grey colours that are available and it has been finished with small black speckles within the pattern. Grey is such a popular colour at the moment and on trend, especially when it is being matched with colours such as yellow.

CementoLigero

Another one of our grey colours within the range is CementoLigero. CementoLigero is a medium shade grey with tiny black speckles, much like Classic Gris but lighter.

F35 Glitter Branco

One of our lighter colours within the Classic Quartz range is our F35 Glitter Branco. By the name, you would have guessed that it has a very glittery effect which has been achieved with large grey mirror-effect chips.

Mat Blanc

This is one of our white colours within the range and it has been finished off with medium sized grey chips and speckles.

Sepia

Very similar to Mat Blanc, Sepia is our second white colours within the Classic Quartz Stone range but the difference is within the pattern. Sepia has been finished with a mixture of brown and grey chips.

Botticinio

For those who are not wanting to go quite as bright as white, we have a range of beige and ivory colours available. Botticino is one of our beige colours which has been finished with small, white speckles to achieve the desired appearance.

Classic Bianco

Our next in line is Classic Bianco which is another one of our beige colours, however it also offers a slight hint of pink within its appearance. Unlike a lot of our other colours within the range, Classic Bianco is solid and pure in colour and appearance.

Classic Ivory

Our Classic Ivory colour is another one for those who are looking for a lighter colour but do not want to go white. This Classic Ivory slab has been finished with tiny, darker ivory speckles.

Café

Café is one of our available colours within our range that is more of a coffee colour. Café is a medium brown with darker brown speckles throughout the pattern.

Café Gris

Café Gris is our second colour that is another coffee colour slab. Much like Café, Café Gris is brown in colour but this time is it lighter with darker brown speckles throughout.

10 Advantages of Classic Quartz Stone

Advantages of Classic Quartz Stone

As Classic Quartz Stone is such a popular material within homes and commercial properties, there is no surprise that Classic Quartz Stone comes with a variety of advantages. Classic Quartz Stone is considered to be one of the best materials to use and, therefore, this article is going to discuss some of the reasons why you should be purchasing Classic Quartz Stone to use within your home renovations or commercial properties.

Scratch Resistant

Classic Quartz Stone is highly scratch resistant which makes it absolutely perfect to be used within home renovations, especially kitchen countertops. However, it is still recommended that you continue to use chopping boards as you normally would to avoid any accidents.

Heat Resistant

Classic Quartz Stone is known for being very heat resistant, which means it can withstand high temperatures. Despite this, it is not recommended that you place very hot pots or pans directly onto the surface to help lengthen the lifespan of your slabs.

Stain Resistant

Once again, this is what makes it perfect for being used within homes and commercial properties. Classic Quartz Stone is very stain resistant because it is a non-porous material and therefore does not hold onto any spillages or liquids.

No Long Term Costs

As Classic Quartz Stone is a non-porous material it will never require any sealant or long-term maintenance. This then straightaway takes away all of the long-terms costs that can sometimes put someone off from purchasing other types of materials.

Affordable

Classic Quartz Stone is perfect for those who are one a budget and cannot commit to any long-term costings such as maintenance fees. Classic Quartz Stone is incredibly easy to maintain and all you need is to simply clean it as you normally would and it will last you many years to come, with no hidden costs.

Colour is Consistent

Classic Quartz Stone has been manufactured and engineered and therefore its colour and pattern will be consistent, which cannot be said for other types of natural stones. This means that Classic Quartz Stone is much more appealing to a lot of people than natural stone as it has a very uniformed look.

Hygienic

Another reason why Classic Quartz Stone is absolutely wonderful for kitchen countertops and flooring is because it is such a hygienic material. Classic Quartz Stone has been designed to prevent any bacteria growth on the surface which then provides you with a perfectly clean material for your home – brilliant for food preparation areas, high traffic areas and family homes.

Range of Colours

As Classic Quartz Stone has been completely man made, it is available in a huge range of colours to suit your wants and needs within your home or commercial properties. Regardless of the colour or pattern you are looking for you can be sure to find it somewhere.

Two Finishes

Classic Quartz Stone is available in two different finishes – matte and gloss.
The matte finish is perfect for those who are looking to achieve a natural stone appearance, whereas the gloss finish has a wonderfully polished look. So, no matter what your desired appearance, you can be sure to find the perfect colour and have your desired finish.

It Can Mimic Other Stones

As Classic Quartz Stone is made up of around 93% Natural Quartz and 7% Polymer Resins, it is able to mimic other stones very well. We use a mixture of Mirror Chips, Glass Chips, Granite, Christobalite and Pigments to achieve the look of natural stone which is highly desirable.

5 Interesting Facts About Quartz Marbre Carrara

Quartz Marbre Carrara

Despite Marble being such a popular stone to have within homes and commercial properties, it requires much more maintenance than Classic Quartz Stone. Classic Quartz Marbre Carrara Stone has been designed to specifically look like real Marble without the high maintenance upkeep and costs.
But what makes Marbre Carrara a good choice? Find out below with our 5 facts about Classic Quartz Marbre Carrara.

Practically All-Natural Stone

Classic Quartz Marbre Carrara Stone has been manufactured with 93% Natural Quartz Stone with 7% Polymer Resins.

Perfect for a Range of Uses

Marbre Carrara is absolutely perfect to be used for a wide variety of purposes from countertops to flooring. This is because Marbre Carrara is extremely stain resistant due to it being a non-porous material.

Low Maintenance, Low Cost

Unlike Marble, Marbre Carrara will never require any sealant to maintain its stain resistance properties. Therefore, your long-term costings are dropped dramatically – to pretty much zero.

It Comes in Two Finishes

The finish that you wish to have is completely up to you! You get to choose between a matte finish with offers the feel and appearance of a natural stone. The only downfall of this is that it will need more maintenance than the other finishing, however it will still never require any sealants.
The second finishing that you have to choose from is a gloss finish, which has a beautiful polished surface on offer.

What We Use

Here at Classic Quartz Stone we use only high quality materials to create our beautiful slabs. By using all of these, we are guaranteed to achieve a variety of colours.

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Top 5 Popular Quartz Premier Range Colours

Quartz Premier Range

Seeing as you are now looking into our Quartz Premier range and what colours we have on offer, you have most probably already set yourself to purchase a Quartz stone product. If you have, then you have made a great decision. Quartz stone is well-known for being low maintenance and not requiring much more upkeep than your general daily cleaning routines, unlike other natural stones such as Marble which require regular sealing.

Quartz is non-porous which means that it is not only hygienic, which makes it perfect for bathrooms and kitchens, but it also means that it is stain proof. When the inevitable happens and you spill something on Quartz it will never soak into the stone and therefore will not leave a stain. This is another reason why Quartz is so popular, it offers a beautiful appearance as well as practicality.
As you are considering buying Quartz, you may need some help choosing which colour to go for. So, here is our list of our top 5 most popular Quartz colours for our premier range.

Platino Gris Noir

Platino Gris Noir is one of our black colours of Quartz within our premier range. It adds a touch of luxury to your home and the appearance is finished off with black and white speckles throughout the stone.

M26 Tarragona

M26 Tarragona is one of our grey Quartz colours which has almost more of a silver appearance to it. Grey is such an on trend colour at the moment as it goes great with yellow and almost any other colour or shade out there. Grey is such a good choice for people who like to change their colour themes often. The M26 Tarragona is finished off with a darker pattern throughout.

Platino Gris

Platino Gris is one of our darkest grey colours within our premier range. It offers a beautiful look to any home and is finished off with black and white speckles, which would look perfect within a colour theme that consists of black and white accessories to bring out those colours.

Milano

Milano is another one of our grey colours within our Quartz premier range. Milano is almost a solid grey colour, with touches of white that can be seen throughout the pattern. This colour would be great for anyone not looking for a busy pattern and something more simple.

Ibiza

Ibiza is yet another one of our grey colours and as you can see grey is definitely a popular colour at the moment as it goes well with almost any other colour out there. Ibiza is finished off with a black pattern throughout the stone.

We hope that this article has helped you with your decision making process when it comes to choosing which colours you would like for your home renovation projects. As you can see grey and black are two of the most popular colours out there at the moment and they are very on trend as they can match almost any other colour or shade.

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10 Reasons Why Classic Quartz Beats Marble

Classic Quartz vs Marble

Classic Quartz Stone slabs consist of around 93% natural quartz so your product is a natural stone that has been fused with polymer resin. While Marble is a natural stone and the product you receive will be one of a kind in terms of its colour and veining, however despite its selling points Classic Quartz may be a better option.

Maintenance Free

Classic Quartz does not require any additional maintenance, unlike Marble. Marble needs regular sealing which adds more to the long-term costs of the product. When you purchase Classic Quartz instead, the only price you pay is the initial cost.

Virtually Stain and Scratch Resistant

Your Classic Quartz is almost impossible to stain and it will also be protected against any scratches. When you purchase Marble, the natural stone can be damaged far easier and can often stain especially when any acidic materials have been left on the surface.

Less Expensive Option

Classic Quartz is far cheaper to purchase than Marble, not only is it less expensive per square foot but the overall long-term costs are zero. For the look of Marble, you have to pay considerably more for the look and it requires regular upkeep such as sealing. Classic Quartz is cheaper and is much easier to maintain.

Heat

When you purchase Classic Quartz, you will be pleasantly surprised at how well it can stand against heat, which makes it perfect for kitchen countertops. With the ability to stand heat, you never have to worry about hot pans or plates, whereas with Marble it only moderately stands up against heat.

Variety of Applications

Not only is Classic Quartz suitable for in the kitchen but you are able to use it in a number of ways. Whether you want to install it for your flooring, vertically or simply use it for kitchen worktops or countertops, you won’t be restricted.

Uniformed Pattern

Before you purchase anything, you will want to look at various samples first, but often when we get samples through we know that they may not necessarily give us the best idea of what it will look but. But with Classic Quartz, your sample will give you an exact idea of what you should expect when you purchase the slabs as it comes uniformed in both colour and pattern.

Practical

Not only is Classic Quartz a beautiful piece to have within your home, but it offers so much in terms of practicality. It is difficult to damage with makes it perfect for homes with younger and older children. As it is tough, you can place it almost anywhere you like.

The ‘Look’

When you purchase Classic Quartz stone slabs you will be receiving a product that closely mimics the look of natural stone, as it consists up 93% natural quartz. So despite it being the less expensive option, you definitely don’t miss out in terms of look.

Variety of Styles

Whether you are looking to decorate your home with a modern, stylish appearance or you decide to go for the more traditional look, you will be able to find the perfect product to suit your style. Classic Quartz comes in a variety of colours so you will be able to find the absolute perfect match for your homes design and style.

Overall, Quartz is far more affordable and easier to maintain than Marble. You can achieve the look of Marble, if you wish, without the huge price tag that comes with it.

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6 Things You Should Know About Classic Quartz Stone

Classic Quartz Stone

Classic Quartz Stone is incredibly popular with home and commercial renovations because of its advantages. You have most probably found this article because you are thinking of using Classic Quartz and during this article we will offer you some bits of information that we feel are essential to knowing before purchasing.
Here are our top 6 things that we think you should know about Classic Quartz stone slabs before you make the decision to purchase it (or not) for your home renovations.

Heat Resistant

While Classic Quartz Stone is incredibly heat resistant, more so than a range of other stone surfaces such as marble and granite, it should still be treated carefully. Your Classic Quartz Stone slabs can still be damaged under sudden changes in temperature so you should avoid placing any hot pans directly onto the surface.

Scratch Resistant

While Classic Quartz Stone is incredibly scratch resistant, it can still be scratched and damaged with sharp objects. So, when you are using your slabs, you should take great care when avoiding contact between your slabs and any sharp objects such as knives.

Less Expensive Alternative

Classic Quartz Stone is a great alternative to other stone surfaces as it is much cheaper and is maintenance free. Not only will you save on the price you pay per square foot, you will also save money in long-term costs.

Chemicals to Avoid

When using your Classic Quartz Stone slabs, you should be aware of what types of chemicals to steer away from and avoiding direct contact between them and your slabs. Strong chemicals are able to damage Classic Quartz Stone permanently. Products to stay away from are ones that contain Methylene chloride and Trichlorethane, you should also not use products that have a pH level of 8.5 or higher.

Low Maintenance

Unlike other stone surfaces, Classic Quartz Stone is maintenance free in terms of long-term costings and special upkeep. Stone surfaces such as Marble require regular sealing, however Classic Quartz does not need this. All you need to do to keep your Classic Quartz looking beautiful is to clean it using soft soap and non-scratch cleaning pads.

Mimics Other Stones

Classic Quartz Stone is able to mimic the look of a variety of other stones as it is made up of 93% natural quartz and 7% polymer resins. We use a mixture of glass chips, mirror chips, granite, pigments and christobalite in order to achieve the looks that we do. Our Classic Quartz Stone slabs are available in a variety of colours because of the materials we use when creating the slabs.

Hopefully this article has helped you in your quest for finding the perfect stone to use for your home renovations and that you are now one step closer to making your decision. As you can see, Classic Quartz stone has plenty of advantages and reasons as to why you should choose it within the work being completed in your home or commercial property.

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5 Beautiful Brown Quartz Colours

Brown Quartz Slabs

Our Quartz slabs are made from 93% Quartz and has been fused with 7% polymer resins and dyes. Quartz offers your home a beautiful and elegant finish to any room, but when choosing our Quartz slabs you need to decide on a colour.
Brown is a very popular colour not only within homes but also commercially because it will match nicely with almost any other colour or shade. There are a variety of shades of brown Quartz to choose from, whether you want a light, medium or dark brown, you can be sure to find the perfect fit.

Café Gris

Starting with the lightest, Café Gris is the lightest brown Quartz that we stock. Our Café Quartz could be described as more of a ‘Latte’ shade and would go beautifully with light décor but would equally look great with darker shades.

Café

Our Café Quartz is very similar to Café Gris in pattern and colour, just a slightly darker shade, and for that reason a lot of customers would be torn between choosing between these two as they are very similar but yet offer a completely different look. Our Café Gris and Café colours would look great within lighter rooms.

Palazzo

Palazzo is very different to our first two shade, in term of the pattern. Palazzo has a marble effect with hints of white within the pattern. The shade itself is very light with touches of darker browns within and throughout the pattern. Perfect for the type of person who likes to change their colour themes from time to time, as this colour would go perfectly with a range of other colours and shades.

Marbre-Gris

Our Marbre-Gris Quartz is a great choice for those looking for a medium tone brown within their home or commercial property. The pattern effect is much more similar to the first two within this list, as the pattern is more speckled than marble. The reason why brown is getting very popular is because it goes well with many different colours on the market, so you may not necessarily have to replace your accessories or main colour theme.

Brillo-Café

Our Brillo-Café Quartz is the darkest brown slab that we offer our customers and would add a touch of luxury to any room. Brillo-Café could be described as more of a chocolate colour/shade of brown and it has touches of white and lighter browns within the pattern. Brown is very popular within homes because it can match well with a huge variety of other colours and shades.

Hopefully this article has helped you decide whether brown is the colour for you and if it is, then you have narrowed down your list and have more of an idea of what shade you would like to go for.

As you can see, brown is a very flexible colour and you have so many different shades and patterns to choose from, it really is not as simple as just choosing the colour brown. Brown can go very well with a range of other colours and shades, so you never have to worry about changing your colour themes and accessories in future.

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The Best Ways to Clean Classic Quartz Floor Tiles

Classic Quartz Floor Tiles

If you have invested in new classic quartz floor tiles, you are no doubt admiring the wonderful appearance of your floor, marvelling at the shine and reflection! Of course, the bad news is that it won’t stay looking clean and shiny if you don’t put some time and effort into keeping it that way!

The great thing about quartz is that it is so easy to clean and look after, with zero maintenance required, other than regular cleaning. Even the regular cleaning is easy however, and we’re going to talk about some useful tips to keep your new floor looking as good as new.

Remember to shop around carefully for the colour you go for, because certain colours are going to be easier to look after and keep clean than others – for instance, a darker colour won’t show up mess as quickly as a lighter colour, but that doesn’t mean that you can be lazy with your cleaning efforts!

Here are a few tips for you to check out.

  • Always clean up spillages instantly – Whilst quartz is highly stain resistant, nothing is 100%, and that means you need to mop up any spillages when they happen, to avoid anything adverse from happening. This is an easy job, you simply need to mop them up with warm water, and allow the surface to dry.
  • Remember that quartz is non-porous, but that means it could be slippery – This is another reason for ensuring that spillages are clean up! Quartz doesn’t absorb water, so that means that any standing water is going to do just that – stand! Such spillages could become hazardous for the people walking around your house, so simply mop up and dry as soon as they happen. Whilst you are not in a workplace, and you probably won’t have a ‘wet floor’ sign, you do need to have some kind of warning system in place, because quartz doesn’t dry as quickly as other tile materials do.
  • Avoid harsh cleaning agents – You need to avoid anything chemical based or harsh from the get-go, in fact you need to avoid them like the plague! Anything with bleach in, for example, is going to erode away your tiles over time, and leave them prone to damage. Instead, go for warm water and gentle soap.
  • Avoid abrasive cleaning sponges – Anything which could potentially scratch your tiles should be avoided. Yes, quartz is highly scratch resistant, but if you are constantly using things like scouring pads, some damage is going to occur, and some weakening is also going to occur. Stick to soft cloths – one for cleaning, and one for drying/buffing.

As you can see, there is nothing particularly hard or difficult about cleaning quartz floor tiles, and it’s really a case of simple common sense. Your tiles will last longer if you put time and effort into cleaning them regularly, and simply use gentle agents and cloths to do the job. You really can’t beat warm, soapy water and a soft cloth, and that is really all you need.

Remember that quartz also doesn’t need any annual sealing, unlike granite and also marble, so you have gone for the least time-consuming choice of all. Having said that, simple common sense is the way forward here!

Quartz Carrara Marble

Quartz Carrara Marble

When you are deciding whether to go for a marble work surface, or opt for another type of material, you need to weigh up the pros and cons. You don’t want to make a costly mistake here, both in terms of cost and cash, so being savvy with your decision-making process is imperative.

What do you need to know? Well, firstly you need to know about the pros and cons of marble, but you also need to think about the various big-named manufacturers, to ensure you get the best for your cash. One of the biggest on the market is Carrara, and this means that you get superior quality, as well as a long warranty too.

Let’s check out the pros and cons of Carrara marble, to let you make an informed decision.

Pros of Carrara Marble

  • Marble maintains a low temperature at all times, which means it is fantastic for bakers. If you love to create delicious homemade treats, especially with pastry, this is the work surface for you.
  • The appearance is of course second to none! White marble is one of the most opulent choices there is, but there are countless other colours on the market also. Don’t be fooled into thinking that you only have black or white to choose from!
  • Every single marble slab is different to the others because of the unique marbling. This means that you won’t have the same work surface as your friends or your neighbours!
  • If you are using marble in your bathroom, the porosity of it means that your tiles and slabs won’t stay wet or slippery, because the water will be absorbed.
  • You will receive a long warranty, which is a great source of peace of mind.

Cons of Carrara Marble

  • Marble is a porous stone, which means it will absorb water. We mentioned this is a pro in terms of bathrooms, but it does mean that you need to look after your marble much more.
  • The maintenance levels are higher, compared to quartz and granite. Marble will need to be sealed regularly, at the very least annually, and spillages should be wiped up immediately.
  • Marble is stain prone from particular substances, such as red wine or vinegar, for example. Again, wipe up any spillages as soon as they happen.
  • Certain types of marble can be higher in price, e.g. the rare shades. If you want to lower the price, you need to stick to regular colours and shades, such as black and white, or grey.

As you can see, the pros and cons of Carrara marble are certainly not drastic, and that means there is no massive reason for you to avoid this beautiful and opulent stone. Some people tend to think that marble is perhaps fragile, but this is certainly not the case, and the appearance of your kitchen or bathroom will thank you for choosing this option for your redecoration efforts.

As with anything, be sure to shop around for the best options and deals on the market, to help you save cash. You will also need to have your work surface installed professionally, to ensure that no damage occurs from the get-go, and to give your surface a longer life-span. Where Carrara work surfaces are concerned, there are plenty of options in terms of where to purchase them.

5 Tips for Choosing The Colour Of Your Quartz Slabs

Quartz Slabs

You have infinite choice before you when you decide on a quartz work surface, especially in terms of the colour and pattern, as well as the finish. The choices can be overwhelming, but it’s important to know what you’re looking for from the get-go, to avoiding making an incorrect choice. How do you go about it? You listen to advice, that’s what!

Here are five tips you should take into account when choosing the colour of your brand new quartz slab.

Always go for something neutral

Of course, if you want to go for a bright colour, you can, but do bear in mind that you need to make sure your work surface lasts the test of time; if you opt for a colour and shade which is ‘out there’, you may find that it doesn’t ‘go’ as much as it should and therefore you could end up with issues when you want to redecorate, in terms of having to replace your work surface earlier than you would have done otherwise. This is a costly mistake, so always put plenty of thought into the flexibility of the colours you’re looking at.

Draw up a shortlist

You should have a shortlist of ideally five shades, and then try and whittle it down from there. In order to find the best particular colour, think about what you want your work surface to go with, e.g. do you want it to make the room look bigger? In that case opt for a lighter shade. Are you trying to reflect the light? What is your aim?

Always go to the showroom to find the best colours

Colours always look different when they are subjected to different types of light, so head to the nearest showroom to see the colour in person. This means that you can check how artificial light and natural light changes the appearance, and you won’t be left with a decision you begin to regret.

Shop around for the best deals

At certain times of the year you may find manufacturers with cash-off deals, and this is a great bonus for you! In that case, shop around to find the best deals, and don’t just jump for the first one you see. If you really want to save cash, wait for the traditional money saving times, e.g. New Year or Black Friday sales.

Don’t be afraid to try something different

We mentioned going for something neutral, but neutral encompasses a huge amount of colours and finishes. If you always go for black, how about going for a lighter colour, such as a charcoal or light grey? If you always go for white, how about darkening things up a bit? There is always middle ground with every single colour, and a huge variety of shades within it – don’t be afraid to mix things up a little, you never know how good it might look!

These five tips for choosing the best quartz colour for your new work surface will see you through the tough decision making process. Quartz overall is a fantastic choice, and a very durable and long-lasting one at that; for this reason alone, you need to make sure that the colour you choose is going to stay in your good books for the test of time, or at least for as long as the work surface lasts!