White Quartz Countertops with Grey Veins

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Selecting a white quartz countertop with grey veins is a difficult choice for your home renovation. There are countless types of white, cream,  or ivory quartz countertops. 

It’s best to go with something not super white as it can be hard on the eyes, depending on the color of your cabinets and floors. Picking a more neutral cream or ivory is more soft and eye catching than a pure white quartz countertop.

Marbling throughout your countertop can be too busy of a pattern for some. It can be hard to look at, even distracting for some it’s too overwhelming of a pattern.

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Montauk is a white quartz countertop with grey veins throughout the pattern. It’s a soft white with light grey veins, giving just a hint of a pattern. Montauk will go with many different cabinet colors: white, dark brown, black, etc. It’s higher end than your average quartz countertop. 

Montauk is made by Hanstone Quartz. Their countertops are of premium quality.

  • Heat resistant
  • Stain and scratch resistant
  • Strong and sturdy
  • Sustainable sources

How to care for your white quartz countertop?

  • Wash with soap and water daily
  • Use a soft cloth

What do you do if your white quartz countertops stain?

  • Immediately wash thoroughly with soap and water
  • Try visiting Hanstone’s recommendations for your specific stain if it won’t come off with soap and water

Why choose quartz for your countertop?

  • Strongest component of natural granite
  • Quartz crystals create a very hard surface which will resist scratches and stains
  • Non-porous surface – resists bacteria growth

How long does it take to template a countertop?

  •  The person will come to your house to take all the measurements in about an hour. 

You will have to decide many finishing touches for your countertops during the visit:

  • Edging finishes – round, textured
  • Length of overhang for a breakfast bar
  • Length of the side overhang for your bathroom counters
  • Height of the backsplash for your bathroom if you’re getting side paneling quartz

How long until the quartz countertops will be made?

  • It will take about ~ 3 weeks after the measurements are taken
  • Installation is usually over a couple of hours – depending on how many seams there are

White quartz countertops pros and cons


  • Clean lines
  • Goes with many different colors and styles of cabinetry
  • Bright – lighting will illuminate the countertop well and give it a picturesque look
  • Modern look


  • Risk of staining – blueberries, red wine, tomato sauce, etc.
  • Expensive
  • Cannot handle hot pans directly put on it – need to put them on a cutting board just in case
  • Risk of chipping
  • Metal pots/bowls can make marks on the countertop

White quartz countertops are the newest trend in modern kitchens. The white on white clean look is beautiful. You will have to take care of your countertops, it’s not a set it and forget it. Clean up messes and spills right away with soap and water. Taking care of your new kitchen will all be worth it after years of use. 

white quartz countertops with grey veins