Quartz countertops are very much like granite, but require no maintenance. They are very hard, stain resistant, scorch resistant, and are NSF approved for use in restaurants, etc. Natures finest, engineered with pure quartz crystals, quartz countertops are an elegant choice for use in your kitchen, bath and throughout the home. Besides amazing beauty quartz countertops are incredibly durable and resistant to heat and scratches. Also easy to maintain the smooth, nonporous surface of quartz resists spills and can retain its luster for many years without the need for sealants or waxes.