If you ask today’s mosaic experts about the advantages and disadvantages of quartz wall tiles, they will tell you that there are more advantages than disadvantages. Few other mosaic materials available today have the strength and durability of quartz. They are the best friends of any housewife since they are very easy to clean. Like any other building material, quartz also has some advantages and some disadvantages.
Let us know some facts about quartz tiles:
It is a natural material and grows in clusters.
It does not form large blocks of stone like granite.
Quartz is made into slabs during the manufacturing process.
Quartz tiles typically contain around 93-95% quartz. The rest is made of resins and pigments.
The manufacturing process ensures that they are made to withstand high pressure, are dense and resistant to stains and scratches.
They are non-porous and therefore do not allow bacteria or mold to grow.
Attractive Appearance: Quartz wall tiles are available in many colors and designs. They are easily combined with any decoration. Mirror flecks on the surface offer plenty of shine. When you use quartz tiles on the walls, the reflection of light makes the room larger and more spacious.
Durable – The non-porous nature of these tiles makes them highly durable. They do not need a sealer or surface conditioner. These strong tiles do not lose color or shine if you take good care of them. They are scratch and stain resistant. Kitchens and bathrooms, where the walls are constantly exposed to dirt and foam, are well protected by the use of quartz coatings. They do not absorb water or moisture and therefore do not harbor germs and do not allow mold to grow. The kitchen or bathroom becomes a hygienic space.
Easy Maintenance: You don’t need to work hard to clean these tiles. General cleaning with a soft cloth and occasional cleaning with soap will keep them shiny for a long time. Many suppliers give them a guarantee of 10 to 15 years, which is very good for a mosaic material.
Strength – These are very strong and are in fact considered stronger than granite. They do not chip or break easily.
Many shapes and sizes- Since these are manufactured according to general tastes and trends; you find them in innovative shapes and sizes. Choose the correct shape and size according to the room you plan to place.
Weight-Quartz is a heavier stone compared to its counterparts. You should hire a professional to install these tiles with experience.
Price – Because they require professional help with installation, they cost more than other tiling materials. However, wall tiles are small and are more easily installed than large stones. And thus you can minimize the expense.
Quartz has a few downsides and many upsides, which has made it the most popular cladding material for homes and commercial spaces.