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Definitive Guide to Quartzite

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Natural Quartzite Countertops VS Manufactured Quartz Quartzite may be the most confusing natural stone out there. A quick internet search will reveal an unsettling disparity of information. Some people say it etches. Some say it doesn’t. Sometimes you hear it’s a hybrid between marble and granite. Yet, others report that it’s harder than granite. Which… Read more »

Granite vs. Marble

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The Difference Marble has been a popular trend in kitchen countertops for the past several years. If you compare performance characteristics in a kitchen environment, granite is the better choice. However, because of its subtle veining and aesthetic appeal, many are choosing marble. The main difference is that granite and marble are made of different… Read more »

Granite vs. Quartzite

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What Is The Difference? Granite and quartzite have very similar performance statistics. Quartzite is generally harder/denser and the pattern is more like marble which is appealing to many homeowners. Supply and demand have driven the price of quartzite up, so expect to pay a little more and have fewer color options than with granite. Don’t… Read more »