Granite Vs. Quartz Kitchen Countertops: Is One Really Better Than the Other?

Appearance of Granite

It may comes in many colors and patterns  but there is limitless selection of choices because the granite is 100% natural.

Appearances of Quartz

The appearance of quartz is awesome. It looks like stone  and allow the homeowners to customize the design according to them.

Selection Process 

As Quartz is not 100% natural, the Quartz  countertops is made from 95% naturally and 5% polymer resins  mixed  so due to this the selection process of quartz countertop is much easier than granite countertops.

Price of Granite Countertops:

The average cost to purchase granite & installation can cost between $2,000 to $4,500.

Price of Quartz Countertop:

The average cost to install quartz countertops in a kitchen at between $3,000 to $7,500.


The quartz countertop is engineered, it can be more environmentally-friendly than granite if you use regionally manufactured stone and local fabricators.


 The Granite countertops or Quartz countertops should be cleaned daily with soap and water or a household cleaner.

Durability of Granite Countertops:

Granite countertops are a durable and it resist to heat, but the main problem is it is porous in nature.

Durability of Quartz Countertops:

Quartz is harder than granite and thus, more durable and it is not porous like granite, The main problem is Quartz can be damaged by excessive heat .