Marble quartz countertops are a natural material of great beauty, elegance and easy to work, which has been imposed as a design trend in the kitchen, not only as work surfaces but as wall coverings, furniture and multiple objects. But as an option for the kitchen, in addition to the aesthetic aspect, we must consider the characteristics of marble compared to other natural or artificial materials such as granite, quartz or porcelain, to make a good decision.
Marble quartz countertops are a metamorphic rock formed by limestone that reaches a high degree of crystallization. Its basic component is calcium carbonate and only a small percentage corresponds to other elements or impurities, which are what, give the great variety of colors and veins they present. All this means that, in practice, a marble countertop is excellent for two types of people.
One, that barely cooks and the other that is extraordinarily careful and orderly. Why? Because according to marble quartz countertops composition, it can be damaged or stained very easily by acids, juices or even some spices. Lemon and citrus are their first enemies and it is advisable not to abuse the high temperature of pots and pans. Also, it scratches with some ease.