Comparing Granite With Quartz
In the area of kitchen countertops, there are many materials from which to choose. Two of the industry leaders are granite which is a natural stone, and quartz which is an engineered stone. Both materials have a strong record among consumers. Yet, there always seems to be someone asking about the similarities and differences between these materials. This post will server to make a comparison between these popular materials in the context of kitchen countertops. Comparing granite with quartz will be accomplished here by looking at the properties of each material and considering how those properties affect the stones’ performance.
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Comparing Granite & Marble
Both granite and marble have been used in the construction of fascinating buildings. Both materials are processed in stone fabrication shops that make use of stone water treatment equipment and various dust collection machines. Monumental architecture is made up of these two natural stone materials. And yet they are so different from one another. Perhaps that is why each one has made its mark on the architectural landscape over the centuries. In this post, we will delve into comparing marble and granite. Along the way, we will consider what makes these materials different from one another. We will also look at the make up of each material. Finally, we will mention some of the use cases for each of these natural stones.
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Stone Matchup – Quartz vs. Quartzite
These two stone surfaces look so much alike in name only. In fact, when you look at the materials themselves, these two countertop surface materials could not be further from one another in composition, classification, and appearance. Continue reading “Quartz vs. Quartzite”