Using Quartz Countertops in a Hospital Setting
From reception areas to bathrooms to break rooms, hospitals have a lot of areas that require easy to care for and stylish countertop materials.
Quartz countertops make an ideal surface for these areas. Stylish, easy to care for, and most importantly, hygienic, quartz is often the answer to the question of how to finish out the surfaces in all hospital areas.
While not every material used within a hospital needs to be chosen for its appearance, there are many areas where style counts. Reception areas, waiting rooms, and guest bathrooms get a lot of views each day. Having a colorful, stylish material that is also durable enough to last many years helps set the tone for the entire space.
When people see a clean, well-maintained, and attractive countertop surface, it helps them view the hospital in a similar way. If the space isn’t inspiring confidence, it isn’t going to attract patients no matter how good the care is.
Whether you want something bright and sparkling in a pediatric wing, or something more sedate, quartz countertops are available in a wide range of styles and colors.
When it comes to things like renovations, hospitals operate on a budget. Every choice needs to be considered not only on how it will look and perform, but how long it will last. While some materials get a lot of attention for being inexpensive, they just don’t last. Things like vinyl and laminate wear out quickly, which can make a reception area or lobby look rundown in a short period of time. To keep the area looking well, it needs to be replaced often which raise overall costs.
Quartz countertops are exceptionally durable, even in high traffic areas. With being one of the most durable options for countertops, you aren’t going to have high maintenance and repair costs over time.
It’s difficult to keep all the places within a hospital clean. All surfaces need to be easy to wash and care for, and they need to be able to withstand everyday use. This is true of all areas, including break rooms, bathrooms, lobbies, and reception areas.
Quartz countertops have a smooth, non-porous surface that’s easy to care for. They do not absorb moisture or stains, and do not contribute to bacteria growth. They can be cleaned over and over again, without worry that the surface will become scratched, etched, or damaged like natural stone will.
Seams or gaps between surfaces can sometimes harbor bacteria. For this reason, things like tile are often not used in hospital settings.
Quartz countertops come in large slabs, which means that there are fewer seams needed when creating a reception desk, bathroom vanity, or break room table. This means there’s fewer places for bacteria to hide, making quartz more hygienic and easier to care for.
Update Your Hospital Surfaces with Quartz
Many doctor’s offices and hospitals are beginning to make the switch to quartz countertops with good results. These durable, easy to care for surfaces can last for years.
Quartz countertops do not require sealing or special care, and they are unlikely to crack or develop areas for bacteria to hide. If you want a versatile, attractive, and stylish countertop for your hospital setting that will also perform well for many years, consider quartz to do the job.
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