Calacatta Allure Quartz
Calacatta Allure quartz has a muted beige background with splattered like, black veining coursing minimally through the slab. Like a river, the veining has a unique design compared to the typical veining in quartz. With this slight additional detailing, this stone immediately becomes more desirable to the eye.
The light beige and white background are suitable for many different home decor styles. Whether you wish to go the modern or contemporary route, Calacatta Allure quartz is your go-to stone. Quartz is known for its countless, stunning features. Although it is not a natural stone, this engineered stone makes for a great surface. Because it is manufactured, quartz surfaces are non-porous, stain resistant and water resistant. One important thing to note is that quartz is not heat resistant so we advise not to place hot pots and pans from the oven onto your countertop. Despite not being a natural stone, quartz looks phenomenal and is a very durable material for your countertops, backsplashes, vanities, and more. This fantastic stone can definitely add something special to your home.
Material Type: Quartz
Country of origin: Other
Colors: Grey, White, Beige
- 1. Do quartz countertops need to be sealed?
- Quartz is a non-porous material and therefore it does not need to be sealed.
- 2. Is quartz heat resistant?
- While quartz countertops can withstand some heat, it is always recommended to use trivets when placing hot objects on quartz countertops.
- 3. Can I cut on a quartz countertop?
- Quartz is scratch resistant, however it is always recommended to use a cutting board when cutting on the countertops.
- 4. Is quartz stain resistant?
- Yes, unlike natural stone, quartz is resistant to most common types of stains.
- 5. Where can I install quartz?
- Quartz can be installed on most surfaces around the home, including kitchen countertops, backsplashes, vanity tops and more.
- 1. Do you provide free samples? How many samples can I take?
- At marble.com samples are free, and we encourage our clients to take up to ten samples per visit.
- 2. What materials can I find at your facilities?
- All Marble.com facilities carry slabs of granite, quartz, quartzite, marble, soapstone, slate, limestone, and travertine. Our Ridgefield Park yard has the largest selection, also offering slabs of gemstone, porcelain, and glass.
- 3. Why should I see a slab in person?
- Since every slab of natural stone is completely unique, we recommend visiting one of our facilities to see slab patterns and variations in person.
- 4. Where does your material come from?
- At marble.com we source our stone only from the most reputable quarries from around the globe, including those from Italy, Spain, Brazil, and India.
- 5. Why is some stone more expensive than others?
- Stone slabs that are extremely rare and boast unique colors tend to be more expensive than commonly found stone.
- 6. Do I have to seal natural stone?
- We do recommend sealing natural stone countertops periodically, the frequency of sealing the stone depends on the material.
- 7. What is a honed finish?
- A honed stone finish refers to the smooth, matte surface of the material, which creates a visibly lighter and softer tone. While honed finish might be an ideal design choice for some homeowners, it also makes the stone more susceptible to staining and etching.
- 8. Can a chip on my countertop be repaired?
- Most chips, smaller than a dime in diameter, can be repaired by the homeowner using a chip repair kit. We do recommend professional service care for larger chips.
- 9. Can I install my own countertops?
- We recommend professional installation, completed by our trained technicians for all major projects, however some smaller pieces may be installed by the customers.