Northlands Deco Park

New Market Road, Hooglands

+27 (0)10 157 0351

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Marble vs Quartz Countertops

Marble Countertops

Quartz Countertops

   PROS

  • Natural stone
  • Offers traditional elegance
  • Does not emit radon
  • Helps resale value

   CONS

  • Cannot be chosen from a sample
  • Tends to darken slightly with age
  • Will not match well at seams
  • Somewhat more expensive
  • Porous and softer
  • Some chemicals will damage the finish
  • Needs sealing and resealing
  • Shows etching and watermarks
  • Not for outdoor use

   PROS

  • Consistent in color and pattern
  • Easier to match seams during installation
  • More heat resistant
  • Non-porous
  • Easier to maintain
  • Never needs sealing
  • Emits little to no radon
  • Good for resale value

   CONS

  • Will yellow if exposed to direct sunlight
  • Heavier and more difficult to install
  • Not for outdoor use
  • Labor for installation costs slightly more

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