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quartz counters instead of marble
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Rachelle Plantagenet

Love everything you chose. Do you have any pictures of your finished kitchen? I would especially like to see how the corian raincloud turned out as I'm thinking of choosing the same for my kitchen as I'm scared of the staining. Thank you :)

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I recently finished my all-white kitchen with Scavolini Baltimora wood cabinets, which I love, cabinet hardware from Rocky Mountain Hardware, encaustic cement tiles on the floor, all Miele appliances... really a dream kitchen for my first kitchen in my first home (at age almost 50)!

Unfortunately the kitchen has turned out to be a huge disappointment due to our choice of counter top - engineered quartz from Compac. We chose Carrara based on the sample which has a white background.

I would warn anyone considering Compac Carrara that the color of
the background can range very much from white to beige-y to gray-ish.
The company has no information available on how off-white this composite may be so if
you think about getting this you and you would like white in order to match your white cabinets, you apparently need to go look at the
slabs, as you would for a natural stone. To me, this kind-of defeats
one of the benefits of engineering quartz I'd read, which is what you
see is what you get.

The company, Compac, has been very dismissive of my concerns.

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