Quartz is an extremely hard stone crystal mined from the earth. Unlike
granite, it is non-porous making cleanup easy and preventing food and moisture
penetrating its surface–a source of growth for harmful bacteria.
more, quartz will resist stains from fruit juices, food coloring, coffee,
tea, wine, and nail polish. Simply wash it with warm water. Also, with
sealing, polishing or reconditioning is needed.
- Standard Profiles
- 3/8” Round Over
- Bevel Edge
- 1/8 Eased Edge
. * Additional edge profiles available. Visit our showroom for more details.
There are numerous options with regard to counter top construction. Some
are design amenities such as end splashes, aprons and radius
corners. Others such as out of square miters and sink cut outs are integral
specific installation. All add to the counter’s total cost. Here are explanations of some of the
common amenity options for counter tops. Contact a J&W
sales representative for additional information.
- End splash: Creates a continuation of the backsplash on the wall-end
of a counter.
- Apron: A vertical section of counter that hangs below the front and/or
- Diagonal Corner (w/shelf): L-shaped counters only. Creates a shelf
across the back of the counter that connects the L.
- Range Cut-out: Creates space in counter for installation of a cooktop/range
- Self-rimming Sink Cut-out: Creates space in counter for installation
of a self-rimming sink.
- Under-mount Sink Cut-out: Creates space in counter for installation
of under-mount sink–eliminates exposed rim of traditional
self-rimming sink application.
- Arc (2”, 3”, 4” or 6”): Available on island tops
only. Arcs create a round (horizontal) contour to a counter’s
- Full Radius: Similar to an arc, only the full radius creates and arc
whose dimensions are relative to the counter’s
width. Available on island tops only.
- Radius Corners: Provide rounded (soft) corners to a counter’s
Quartz counters can be constructed for virtually
any cabinet dimensions.