Like many other quartz producers,
Lucastone Quartz makes its engineered stone materials using natural quartz. Since quartz is manufactured, it can be made to resemble various natural stones. Lucastone Quartz makes its products to "follow the beauty of nature" for its customers.
So, what is the selection like?
Available Quartz Colors
Every quartz supplier or manufacturer offers its own selection of colors and patterns. In addition to colors and patterns, various finishes are offered as well. Lucastone Quartz is offered in the following colors:
Lucastone Care & Maintenance Information
As a general rule, quartz is relatively easy to take care of. If you follow some basic, simple rules, you can clean it with warm water and mild soap. However, it can be temperamental if you begin using chemicals on it. Leaving home made concoctions on the surface for long periods of time also hinder performance.
Caring for Lucastone Quartz is simple. Here are some basics when it comes to maintaining the appearance of your quartz surface:
Use a pH neutral cleaner designed for quartz as your daily cleaner. Although, you can use soap and water some quartz owners have reported streaks.
Keep your quartz away from harsh chemicals for lengths of time; and some chemicals should never be used. See the manufacturer's care and maintenance guide for detailed lists.
Use care when working with sharp edges or knives. Lucastone Quartz is scratch resistant, but not scratch proof.
Always use a trivet or a hot pad when placing pots on your quartz surfaces. Quartz is not heat proof.
Caring for your quartz is an important aspect of owning it, but you have to have it installed first. So let's briefly take a look at how the quartz surface gets installed in the first place.
How to Install Lucastone Quartz
Do you have your eye on new quartz countertops in your kitchen or bathroom? Have you set your heart on Lucastone for the hard surfaces? If so, you may be interested in finding out what goes into installing Lucastone Quartz. Even if you are not installing Lucastone yourself it is still wise to research it. Why is that the case?
Because knowing what the project consists of can help you understand the pricing, timing, and scope of what you are having done. Here are the steps for how to install Lucastone Quartz countertops.
Have the proper tools - if you are installing the quartz, you will need to be sure you have the right tools and supplies before you begin the install. However, if you are having it installed by a fabricator, he will most likely have the tools.
Measure your space - measure out the stone and mark the slab(s) for cutouts like the sink hole and the faucet holes. This can be tricky and will require more tools. In fact, specific tools are made for this purpose.
Set the quartz - after measuring the area to see where the cuts go, lay out your Lucastone quartz on the base without any adhesive. This will allow you to get a good idea of how well the quartz fits the space.
Apply the adhesive - if the quartz is the right size and shape, glue it into the space.
Install your backsplash - if you have elected to have a backsplash, you will install it after the surface has been glued in place. Choosing the proper backsplash for your Lucastone surface plays a key role in the appeal of your project.
Installing Lucastone countertops is not a project that will take only one afternoon. In fact, the whole process takes multiple days because the consequences are huge if there is a mistake. So, if you are installing your Lucastone yourself, be sure you set aside plenty of time for the task. Otherwise, you may end up overloading yourself and having to hire a fabricator anyway. Additionally, if you are going the do-it-yourself route, you will want to be sure you have the correct tools for the job; all of which are available through distributors found on this website.
We offer a wide selection of products that can be used when
installing quartz countertops; and that includes installing Lucastone quartz surfaces. When you go to install the slab, be sure you have all the right tools for the project. Here are some reminders for installing quartz & stone surfaces.
Diamond blades that are designed to cut Lucastone quartz slabs are a must. The Matrix S diamond blade is outstanding for cutting quartz surfaces. It is by no means the only blade that we offer to cut quartz surfaces, but it does an outstanding job.
Another tool that is required for installing Lucastone Quartz is polishing pads; that is, if you want a polished finish. Polishing pads that work well for quartz surfaces are a must. Depending on whether the polishing is done in a wet environment or a dry one, there are multiple choices. Here are some specifics: