10 Things You Should Know About Quartz Bookmatch Stone
Bookmatching refers to matching two or more slabs of stone so that the two connected surfaces mirror each other. Only the manufactured materials have this characteristic, and one of those materials is quartz. Along with this characteristic, quartz also has many other advantages you should know before the purchase.
1. Bookmatching can give a great effect
Bookmatching can give excellent effects on various surfaces- you can use it for the kitchen island, walls, backsplashes to give your space a unique touch that will be eye-catching.
2. Quartz is easy to maintain
This material is known to be one of the easiest to maintain. Cleaning is easy with just soap and water and it doesn’t require sealing, unlike many other materials.
3. Can imitate other materials
Quartz bookmatch stone can have the appearance of marble while preserving the character of its own. It will create a continuous picture of veining that will be unique.
4. Quartz is a non-porous material
This means that quartz can’t absorb liquids and water, which makes it perfect for use in kitchens and bathrooms. Because of this, it will also be highly hygienic, as bacteria and germs can’t lodge on such surface.
This attributes to the fact that quartz is a non-porous material. Spills will be easily wiped out, even if they are let dry for minutes.
6. It can be used for various purposes
Quartz bookmatch stone can be used for kitchen and bathroom countertops, walls and floors, backsplashes…But it will give the best results when used as an accent in combination with other styles.
7. A long-term investment
Bookmatching is a bit more expensive than regular quartz, but it will make you worthwhile. This material is very long lasting and you will not have to think about replacing it for at least two decades.
Quartz is one of the hardest materials that can be found in nature. It can handle excessive force without breaking or cracking. Just be careful around edges, which are more prone to chipping.
9. Quartz is sensitive to chemicals
Avoid using harsh cleaners such as ammonia or bleach at all costs. They will wear of the shine and damage its surface. If such cleaners accidentally come in contact with your quartz slabs, neutralize its effect with water. Otherwise, always use soap and water for cleaning.
10. Quartz shouldn’t be used outdoors
Quartz is a manufactured stone, made of 93% natural quartz and 7% resin and pigments. The resin is UV unstable, restricting quartz to indoor use only.
Bookmatching is an excellent way to bring uniqueness and excitement to your home. It will make your kitchen, bathroom or any other room you would like it in pop like no other. Additionally, this material has excellent characteristics that will make it a long-term and smart investment.
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