Granite countertops remain in high demand for their beauty and durability. Quartz countertops, often called engineered stone countertops, are similar in appearance and performance, yet quite different in their makeup. Many people like the fact that you can buy black or white granite countertops but similarly some prefer the appearance of quartz.
Is there a clear-cut choice between the two? Both types have their enthusiasts. The key is to understand them more fully, and when you do, you’ll know which type suits your purposes the best. (Courtesy Countertop Guides)