Granite or quartz, do you know the difference? Which do you prefer? If you're not sure, this may help.
A Consumer Reports comparison determined QUARTZ AS THE WINNER! Why? It’s easier to trim to size and a fighter when it comes to color stains, it looks good, and it could make potential buyers happy—and it garners a slightly higher score overall in Consumer Reports’s tests.
According to a National Kitchen & Bath Association survey, the vast majority of folks installing counters these days choose quartz. So quartz may appeal to house hunters. Granite is a distant second, according to the same industry survey. “Lots of people consider granite to be outdated,” says Elle H-Millard, certified kitchen designer and National Kitchen & Bath Association trends specialist .
Although I definitely have a personal preference, I have seen beautiful kitchens with stunning quartz counter tops, and I've also seen gorgeous kitchens with granite. Share a photo of your favorite counter tops in the comments!