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How to Choose Cabinet Quartz Stone Countertops

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2017

The quartz stone is a very important part of countertop, the current domestic industry, quartz stone industry is uneven in quality and some quartz stone countertops are easy to crack, easy penetration and stain easily, after the consumers used for a period of time, the countertop without surface gloss and dull, it has stained with dirt not to wipe off., it has damaged the interests of consumers directly.

In the other hand, for the consumers, how to choose the quartz stone that is one of the most concerned problems, here we provide some tips to buy Quartz stone plate:

Pure Grey Quartz

First, a looking: look the color that is not pure without turbidity, the surface does not have a feeling of plastic colloid, the another side without small pores.
Second, a smelling: it does not have the pungent chemical odor.
Third, a stroking: stroking the sample, whose the surface has a feeling of silk, without acerbity feeling, and it does not have an obvious rugged feeling.
Fourth, a scuffing: scuffing the surface with the nail, no the obvious scratch.
Fifth, a touching: take two same samples to knock each other, it does not break easily.
Finally, a checking: check whether the product has ISO certification, quality inspection report, whether or not the product quality assurance card and related security marks.

It can identify the quality of finished stone from the following four aspects:

A naked eye view: observe the surface structure of stone. In general, the fine structure of the stone uniform has a delicate texture, that in the best quality; coarse and granule structure of the stone has a poor appearance and its mechanical properties are not uniform, it in slightly lower quality. In addition, as a result of the geological impact of natural stone, it often has some small fluctuations and microcracks, the stone easily along the vulnerable parts to be rupture, that should be paying attention to eliminating. As for the lack of edges and corners is effect beautiful, when choosing the stone should be noted especially.

A measuring: measure the size and specification. In order to avoid affecting the splicing, or causing the splicing pattern, flower pattern, line deformation, and affect the decoration.

A listening: listen to the stone percussion sound. Generally speaking, good quality and internal dense uniform without internal micro-cracks of the stone, its percussion sound crisp and sweet; on the contrary, if the existence of microcracks within the stone or veins or due to weathering loose contact between particles, the percussion sound gruff.

A testing: with a simple test method to test the quality of stone. It usually drops a drop of ink in the back of stone, the ink quickly scattered leaching, it means that the stone inner loose particles or the existence of microcracks, stone quality is not good; on the contrary, if the ink drops do not move, it means that the stone density and the good quality.

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