Capitol Granite Design Center

WHAT IS QUARTZITE?

Quartzite is chiefly made up of quartz- a very resilient natural mineral. Quartzite is a metamorphic rock that began its life as sandstone primarily consisting of quartz mineral, and not to be confused with Quartz countertops, which are manufactured by fusing resins, pigments and quartz stone chips together. Quartzite is a natural stone that is strikingly eye-catching with a marble-like appearance and granite-like durability with a multitude of options for surface applications.

WHAT MAKES QUARTZITE COUNTERTOPS A STANDOUT CHOICE?

Quartzite Uses

Like granite, quartzite can be used in a number of applications including kitchen countertops, vanity tops, fireplace surrounds, bar tops, backsplashes, flooring, wall cladding, and more. With its exceptional durability, it is versatile for outdoor use as well.

Quartzite Colors And Finishes

Quartzite is available in every color and pattern imaginable. In pure form, it’s typically white or light in color but with the presence of other elements and minerals, shades can vary from pink and green to blue and red. You can also choose from three finishes: a shiny polished, matte honed or textured leathered.

Quartzite Cost

Generally, in the higher priced categories, quartzite materials are suitable for an array of project budgets for your kitchen or bath. Starting at about $65/sq.ft. price varies with demand and the rarity of the stone. Our staff can help you select the piece that’s right for your style and needs.

How to clean quartzite

Quartzite is easily maintained with regular sealing and simple daily care using mild soaps or natural stone cleaners. If you purchase material from us we will walk you through the proper care & maintenance guidelines to keep your stone looking beautiful for years to come.

Reviews from
Happy customers

  • We will definitely use Capitol Granite the next time we install a new countertop.

    “Great experience...again.”

    Suzanne O.

  • They did an excellent job installing the counter tops!

    “They arrived when they said they would and did an excellent job installing the countertops.”

    Craig Buchbinder

  • I will highly recommend sending anyone looking for countertops your way.

    “I want to thank you for all of your help on Saturday. You made the experience fun and easy. I can't wait to see how it all comes together. I will highly recommend sending anyone looking for countertops your way.”

    Pam S.

  • They cleaned up their mess and did a very nice job. I would highly recommend Capitol’s work.

    “Fabulous job. I have to confess to being a bit concerned when I saw three young show up to the job site, however they very good and very fast. They were polite and asked if I had any questions. They cleaned up their mess and did a very nice job. I would highly recommend Capitol’s work. We have used them before and been just as pleased. Thank you”

    Pete M.

  • They truly are a customer service centric company which makes all the difference.

    “Working with Capitol Granite was a great experience! They truly are a customer service centric company which makes all the difference. Haley who helped us pick out our stone was patient and detailed. CG also installed our kitchen cabinets. Jim and George did an amazing job and the countertop installation was flawless. We will be working with them again when we remodel our bathrooms.”

    Stephanie M

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    We are the only accredited Natural Stone Institute fabricator in Central Virginia.

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    Our team has successfully completed Over 50,000+ Projects.

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