Quartzite is not the same as Quartz. Quartzite Flooring is made from naturally occurring material that’s quarried similar to Granite. Produced over millions of years in the Earth, Quartzite takes on its own unique style and appearance. If you’re in love with the Marble type look, but not interested in labor intensive maintenance schedule, than this is your product. The benefits of Quartzite Flooring over Marble from a maintenance standpoint is significant less.
Hot water and a liquid detergent will clean up Quartzite surfaces easily. Most accidental spills should be cleaned up relatively quick to make less work later. Quartzite is Ultraviolet resistant, which makes it a super option here in Scottsdale. You won’t have to worry about Quartzite fading in the hot Arizona sun. Since Quartzite is a naturally occurring material, there’s many different shapes, colors and schemes to pick through. The super white color scheme is the biggest trending style of Quartzite colors today. Quartzite’s super durable, and is not one of the dated materials. If there’s an application for Slate and Marble, Quartzite would be great option as well.
Quartzite has been used as flooring, staircase, and wall coverings. Based on the environment Quartzite was formed, it is known as a highly durable material. This environment formed Quartzite to be highly resistant to scratches as a result. However, Quartzite is a highly dense material and very heavy. Approximately 170 square feet of floor can weigh in excess of 2,000 pounds. It is imperative to take this weight into consideration when installing in a home or business. Quartzite ranks at a staggering seven on the hardness scale. Quartzite tiles are available in half inch to one inch thick pieces. Quartzite, similar to Marble, is highly shiny and smooth when polished. Also like Marble, Quartzite Flooring becomes a bit of a slipping hazard if its installed around water sources.
A satin finish on Quartzite is called honed Quartzite. Its unique glow that appears has a high-end appeal and look to it. Honed Quartzite floor is considerably less slippery than the finely polished Quartzite floors.
Quartzite’s tendency to show more dirt than other polished finishes is unfortunate, but to compensate, it handles harsh cleaning chemicals much better than polished floor tiles will. The classic look of Quartzite will typically be mostly white with grey veins and color palates embedded. Just like Porcelain, warm water and mild soap for cleaning Quartzite is ideal. Quartzite flooring is simply beautiful, and there’s many different natural patterns to choose from. Quartzite’s overall design is usually a straight, clean, high-end appearing flooring system when finished.
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Quartzite is a little heavy on the wallet, but its an investment that will help increase the property value of any home immediately. Having a hardness level around seven, this flooring option is in for decades of beauty. If we’re installing tiles versus slab, we’ll bring an extra box with us for you to hang on to in the event it gets damaged years from now. We’ll handle the hard work of installation, and you’ll enjoy the Quartzite flooring’s timeless attributes for many decades.