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Should I use marble or granite for kitchen countertops? How to choose?

时间:2020-12-01 03:07:21  来源:  总浏览:650   字体:16px | 14px | 12px

It is the most suitable material for kitchen countertops. Stone countertops have the characteristics of beautiful atmosphere, high hardness and not easy to deform. Therefore, the use of stone in countertops is very common.


The advantages of marble countertops are:

1. Beautiful texture, high-quality texture, no deformation, high hardness, strong wear resistance and high temperature resistance.

2. Physically stable, well-organized, can guarantee long-term no deformation, and small expansion coefficient.


The disadvantages of marble countertops are:

Because marble is a porous material structure, in daily cleaning, it is inevitable that some residues and dirt will fill in the cracks with the wiping of the rag and breed bacteria.

Of course, these shortcomings should be paid attention to the care of the marble before installation, bridge cutter and it can be avoided as much as possible by paying attention to the maintenance after installation.

The beauty of marble is exciting, so even if there are some shortcomings, many people still choose marble decoration, especially high-end decoration, luxury villas.


The advantages of granite countertops are:


1. Heat resistance: granite has excellent heat resistance and heat dissipation. The heated pot block cutter will not leave any traces on the countertop directly; it will not cause bubbles or cracks on the countertop due to excessive temperature difference.

2. Resistance: granite has flaming machine  basically no pores, and it is not easy to breed bacteria, dirt, mold and mildew.

3. Hardness: The hardness of granite is second only to diamond in nature, so granite countertops are not prone to scratches, hard but not brittle.

4. Stability: Granite is stable in nature, non-conductive, non-magnetic, resistant to acid and alkali, corrosion resistance, good shock absorption effect, and long service life.




The disadvantages of granite countertops are:


If granite is to be laid in a large area, there will inevitably be joints, and the joints are easy to contain dirt and dirt, so the construction technology of granite kitchen countertops is relatively high.


Kitchen countertops made of granite are mainly used in kitchens and laundry pools. At present, they are popular at home and abroad. Commonly used kitchen countertops are imported granite such as black sand, Indian red, and British brown, and domestic black granite such as Shanxi black and Mongolia black. .

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