One of the main reasons people buy quartz countertops is because they require little to no maintenance.
One of the main reasons people buy quartz countertops are because they are ultra durable. If you're looking for a material that won't crack, scratch, or get chipped easily, quartz is the way to go.
Unlike natural stones which have microscopic pores throughout, engineered quartz countertops are non-porous.
Since quartz is non-porous, there is no way for liquids to seep in and cause stains, even if you forget to wipe up a spill right away. For most homeowners, but especially for families with young children, this is a major selling point.