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Artificial (quartz) is cheaper, more uniform, has fewer voids to collect dirt, and is almost as abrasion and chip resistant.
Granite is more expensive, stains and collects dirt a little easier as a rule, and is slighly more chip resistant as a rule.
For durability, I would not rate one over the other - barring a 250 lb guy hopping up on it and cracking it, either is likely to outlive you. Selection is typically based on appearance - quartz tends to be more uniform looking and does not always do a good job of simulating the veining and variations that natural stone has.
Now some of the man made stone counters rival the real granite and othe stones without the maintainence of stone. There are many of them out there and it is more a choice of looks than anything else. Corian is still a strong choice of tops today and one advantage is it can be repaired when scratched on site. If you don't mind the maintainence you can't beat the looks of real stone though unless you need a few pieces to make up the top as the graining may be hard to match up. I am impressed though at how realistic some of the man made products have become. It is more an issue of what brand are available in your area. Most all are made the same way with crushed stone and basically an epoxy binder used to make the sheets.
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I have to say that they did an incredible job, and the finished result is gorgeous. They replaced two sections of countertop, and also replaced the covering for a large island in the kitchen. The whole job was well coordinated with my plumber and came off without a hitch. The guys were pleasant and a pleasure to have working in my home.
All in all I was extremely satisfied with both
The work took three days to complete. The professionals who came were always on time and worked three full days. They literally whistled while they worked, which put a smile on my face, but also made me realize they enjoy and take pride in their work. The results showed - my floors look brand new. They always consulted with me about my preferences and if they were running into any issues ( minimal).
I will use them again for annual maintenance and I would recommend them to my friends for marble restoration work.
Their staff is polite and Professional and the installation team was very proficient and easy to work with.
Materials were delivered on time as promised and the install was promptly scheduled within a week of delivery. As with every makeover there are always challenges however the I-4 team was very cooperative and took care to ensure that all our requests were met and all work performed by their team was preformed efficiently and professionally.
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