As long as the quartz is sheltered, it can be safely installed in outdoor kitchens, gazebos, and lounge areas. However, if the quartz is exposed to sunlight, it will turn yellow because of the resin used in the manufacturing process.
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You are bound to find the perfect quartz color since there are hundreds, if not thousands of different designs. Quartz is known for its durability. It is non-porous, scratch-resistant, stain-resistant, and chip-resistant. Since quartz is non-poreous, this means that you will need to seal your countertops every few years.
Ground quartz is one of the hardest minerals on earth. Quartz countertops are man-made engineered stone countertops formed by combining 90-93% ground quartz with 7-10% resins, polymers, and pigments.