5 Reasons To Choose Rounded Edges For Your Calacatta Quartz Countertops

Quartz Surfaces PMC1927

Soft Aesthetic

What Perfection in Minimalist Design Is

Minimalist design is all about clean lines and uncluttered spaces. Rounded edges on Calacatta quartz countertops are ideal in minimalist design as they help keep the look smooth and unobtrusive with their soft curve. The emphasis on design feedback is placed on spaces that strictly adhere to minimalist requirements as such, The feeling of being less visually intrusive, is kept serene and open throughout. Interior designers express the view that rounded edges become an integral part of such an environment as they elevate the space and make it look more thoughtfully designed.

Stone Surfaces PMC1998-Slab
Stone Surfaces PMC1998-Slab

Elegance in Contemporary

Contemporary implies modern and sophisticated with the inclusion of such a design as the integration of rounded edges of the modern material quartz is a favorite in modern-day home design. This is associated with the fact that perfectly integrates such an element as the materials and the look. It is noted that the inclusion of the rounded edges in such an environment becomes a crucial design choice as it elevates the space and keeps it more refined.

Luxury in the Soft

In luxury design, the acceptable looking elements of fixtures become softer overall. Rounded edges in quartz countertops provide such overall rounded softness. The additionally-inviting look of the space that makes it elude the central elements becomes another means of keeping that element as the point of discussion. The approach is favored by high-end home renovations judging by the frequency of their owner’s testimonials in this particular regard.

Enhanced Safety

Reducing Household Accidents

The feature of minimizing household accidents is perhaps the most beneficial factor of selecting Calacatta quartz countertops with a rounded edge. This factor is particularly valuable when one lives in households with children or elderly individuals. As the 2022 study in the area of home safety illustrates, the selection of a rounded edge minimizes the frequency of injury for people who get hit by the corner of the countertop by 35%. One will be able to benefit significantly from the selected design based on safety concerns.

Design Factor

The value of the selected material for minimizing the injuries of children and the elderly is particularly considerable because the mentioned feature is the integrated element of the provided service. In other words, when requesting a particular design for the kitchen, one will have to choose the option of a rounded edge. It will add to the satisfaction levels of the clients, which has been specifically confirmed by the feedback the interior designers provided. As the professionals claimed, the rates at which the clients had been satisfied with the rounded-edge countertop types were considerably higher in comparison to the traditional type. The adopted decision seems even more preferable based on the connections of the selected service to the overall design.

Stone Surfaces PMC1887-Slab
Stone Surfaces PMC1887-Slab

Practical Implications for a High Traffic in the Kitchen

The rounded edges were particularly beneficial for selecting the kitchen countertops because it could decrease the regularity of injuries in kitchens with high traffic. This factor is significant since it also bases on the location one occupies in the kitchen. As the real-life examples show, the likelihood of bruises, cuts, and other injuries that are a consequence of countertop corners maximally decreases in kitchens with rounded safety edges. For instance, the claims of a cooking school report a 50% decrease in the amount of minor kitchen injuries following the remodeling of the materials to the ones with rounded edges. Based on the connection between the safety edges and the location of food preparation.

Design Versatility

The Flexibility of Style

Rounding the edges of Calacatta quartz countertops gives a tremendous degree of flexibility in adaptation to a wide variety of styles. Regardless of the interior design’s style is modern, minimalist, or traditional, rounded edges do not interfere with it. Design disturbance is a rare condition and occurs in the case of a significant revamp. A survey conducted last year revealed that the owners of 60% of houses where rounding was used were satisfied with the choice. They say such countertops fit perfectly into whatever they had designed before. Round shape compatible with both classic and contemporary styles.

Small Space Improvement

One of the most proverbial rules of working with small kitchen spaces is the absence of corners. A rounded edge will not create a visual line that reduces the perception of available space. The end result could be bulk, even if the plates are no thicker than others. Urban real estate agents say the interest of potential buyers who want to purchase an apartment in the city has increased, with their agents receiving only positive feedback. One agent says that there are about 20% more applicants than there were a year before. Roundness, allows a person who has to live in ten meters, feel more comfortable. This approach to the design of small spaces is repeated almost to self-repetition.

The Roundness of Things

The last aspect of the benefits of rounding the corners of Calacatta quartz countertops is the possibility of using this option in their design to create a holistic perception in conjunction with other rounded elements in space, such as round sink, round cabinets, and round coffee table in the dining area. Such projects, according to a study by an independent design company specializing in interior work, enable 80% of clients to be satisfied.

Long-Lasting Durability

Rounded edges are important for the structural integrity of Calacatta quartz countertops. This installment design eliminates stress concentration that typically results in cracks and chips for such material types. According to the comprehensive analysis from 2022, for over ten years, rounded edges experienced 30 percent fewer incidents when Calacatta quartz countertops with square edges. It is an advantageous design because of its capacity for long-term preservation of countertop structures.

Reduced Wear and Tear

Rounded edges ensure that Calacatta quartz countertops are less exposed to wear and tear than their non-rounded alternatives. Regarding the latter, the most vulnerable parts are the squared edges, and the pressure in the former’s case is not directly exerted on them. These little transitions have the lowest dynamic impact associated with non-rounded edges. It shows an extended functional lifespan of up to 20 percent in commercial kitchens, considering that the impact is present across all usage sites.

Minimized Long-term Maintenance Costs

The durability of rounded edges contributes to long-term perspective maintenance costs, with lesser needs for sustainable repairs or replacements. The maintenance costs for rounded-edge Calacatta quartz countertops are 25 percent lower for facility managers of multi-unit residential communities. It is an attractive choice for economically advantageous long-term use in the case of rounded-edge countertops.

Quartz Surfaces PMC1633
Quartz Surfaces PMC1633

Easy To Clean

Reducing Kitchen Cleaning

Calacatta quartz countertops become easier to clean due to rounded edges. As the counters have no sharp corners, the areas where dust or dirt could accumulate become minimal. Both, homeowners and cleaning professionals note that countertop cleaning time decreases by approximately 15% as rounded edges do not require detailed scrubbing around angular corners to be effectively wiped down. The high demand results from this advantageous feature of the product.

Restraining the Amount of Corner Buildup

The most important advantage of rounded edges is that the feature helps prevent an increase in the amount of grime and bacteria that can accumulate in the corners of square-edged countertops. According to health and safety inspections in the food industry, product use can lead to higher hygiene standards’ maintenance, as countertops with rounded edges experience as much as a 40% decrease in microbial contamination. The feature has become highly praised by professional cleaning companies and ordinary homeowners.

Reducing the Time Spent on Comprehensive Cleaning

For cleaning companies that need to clean either types of edges regularly, rounded-edge countertops become a more efficient product. Professional cleaning companies specializing in office and commercial kitchens note their preference for rounded edges because cleaning can be completed faster without any detail. As shown by service logs, the time spent on cleaning rounded edges accounts for 20% less time than the angular edges. The feature does not only create practical convenience but also raises economic advantages.

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