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Quartz Alternative to White Carrara Marble Kitchen Countertops

If you love the look of white Carrera Marble in the kitchen, but are concerned that it is too delicate for your family’s lifestyle, then have a close look at some of these quartz options as an alternative to traditional white marble in your kitchen.

Quartz is a very hard material and can give you a natural stone look with consistent color and texture throughout the quartz countertop. Each slab looks the same, which helps minimize the visable seems that you will get in marble countertop installations. Quartz is easy to maintain and doesn’t require the annual sealing required by natural stone.

Here are some nice options we share with our clients:

Cambria’s Torquay (quartz):  Cambria’s Torquay is described by Cambria as having “a posh, continental feel much like the English Riviera town itself, with a pure milky nature that is complemented by swirls of gray and tan.”

Silestone’s Lyra (quartz):

Silestone’s River series in Yukon Blanco - You can see this full scale in our Allmilmo display inside Appliance World of Huntington, NY (showroom photo below).

Silestone’s Yukon Blanco in our Allmilmo Display at Appliance World

Zodiaq’s Bianco Carrara (quartz):

HanStone’s Quartz in Indian Pearl - You can see this full scale in our Sag Harbor Showroom (the Allmilmo display– photo below)

We used Hanstone’s Indian Pearl here in our Sag Harbor Showroom

HanStone’s Quartz Ruscello in Aspen (RU601) (quartz) – You can see this full scale in our Sag Harbor Showroom and in our Allmilmo display inside Appliance World of Huntington, NY.

Caesarstone’s Misty Carrera (quartz):

Did you know you had so many gorgeous countertop options in white? They are actually much more beautiful in person, so stop by and visit us to view these samples at our showrooms: Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, 26 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11506   •   11 Bridge Street, Sag Harbor, NY.

If you still have questions about using marble on your countertop read this post: Should I Use Marble on My New Kitchen Countertop?

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