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The Differences Between Calacatta and Carrara MarblePosted Date: 2018/4/11   Visitors: 92    Likes: 14To the average homeowner, marble slabs are just a nice material for their kitchen or bathroom. However, in the northern mountains of Italy, not all marbles are created equal, even if they're quarried from the same area. There are certain qualities that s ......
Why Granite Colors Range From White Colors To Black ColorsPosted Date: 2018/3/2   Visitors: 166    Likes: 29Granite colors range the spectrum from white to black to pink, but what makes a single rock type so variable? Here we will discover what makes each granite a different color, what that tells us about its mineralogy and origin. You may be an amateur geologist ......
How Much Does Quartz CostPosted Date: 2017/10/24   Visitors: 349    Likes: 37On average, the cost for quartz countertops without installation fees included is about $75 per square foot. Although the price varies by brand and manufacturer, here are some of the average costs based on quality: • Low-quality quartz: $50 to $60 per squ ......
Quartz Countertop Edge TreatmentsPosted Date: 2017/10/24   Visitors: 308    Likes: 34Another design option to factor into the installation of a quartz countertop is an edge treatment. Edge treatments give the countertops some extra character and help create a cohesive design for the room. Basic edge treatments include these variations: • ......
Advantages of Quartz CountertopsPosted Date: 2017/10/24   Visitors: 322    Likes: 33One of the reasons many homeowners choose quartz countertops from a design standpoint is because they come in a variety of colors and patterns. The pattern in a quartz countertop depends on how finely ground the quartz is during the blending and pigmenting p ......
Disadvantages of Quartz CountertopsPosted Date: 2017/10/24   Visitors: 333    Likes: 32One of the main disadvantages for quartz countertops is that despite having a variety of color options, they lack the one-of-a-kind look that stones like granite have. Some of the other disadvantages include the following: 1, Lacks veining 2, Not suitabl ......
What is QuartzPosted Date: 2017/10/13   Visitors: 290    Likes: 34Quartz surfaces are ideal for virtually any interior surface from kitchen countertops,bathroom vanities and stairs, to wall paneling and interior furniture. Advantage  1. Scratch Resistance  Quartz is offers a level of resistance to scratching, chippin ......
Quartz Surface EdgesPosted Date: 2017/7/24   Visitors: 339    Likes: 44The common quartz edges, welcome to choose the quartz edge designs for your quartz surface. Quartz Edges ......
Quartz vs Granite CountertopsPosted Date: 2017/5/13   Visitors: 396    Likes: 57You're likely wondering about the pros and cons of quartz vs. granite countertops . Here I will outline the geology of granite and quartz, their source, physical attributes, durability, and environmental sustainability. In many ways a natural stone count ......
Common garden Landscaping stonePosted Date: 2015/10/28   Visitors: 1215    Likes: 151Common garden Landscaping stone has the following ten: 1 Taihu stone: produced in Taihu, Jiangsu, no sharp edges and corners of the surface is smooth, the shape of strange and changeable. Stone color is usually white, occasionally color green and black. S ......
Choosing Marble TilesPosted Date: 2015/4/22   Visitors: 1739    Likes: 157Marble is a luxurious finish for the interior of a home. It speaks of class and classic good looks yet is also practical. Marble has a crisp, polished elegance that brings to mind stately buildings. Installing marble tile in a home is smart on many counts bu ......
Granite RocksPosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1316    Likes: 97Granite is a common and widely-occurring group of intrusive felsic igneous rocks that forms at great depths and pressures under continents. Granite consists of orthoclase, plagioclase quartz, hornblende, biotite, muscovite and minor accessories such as magne ......
Marble RocksPosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1176    Likes: 104Marble is metamorphosed limestone, composed of very pure calcium carbonate, CaCO3. The softness of marble and its relative isotropy and homogeneity make marble very desirable for sculpture and building stone. Although marble comes from limestone, the tempera ......
Slate RocksPosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1080    Likes: 95Slate is a fine-grained homogeneous sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash which has been metamorphosed (foliated) so as to develop a high degree of fissility or slaty cleavage which is usually at a high angle to the planes of stratification. This ......
Sandstone RocksPosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1024    Likes: 82Sandstone is an arenaceous sedimentary rock composed mainly of feldspar and quartz and varies in colour (in a similar way to sand), through grey, yellow, red, and white. Sandstones are often relatively soft and easy to work which therefore make them a common ......
Quartzite RocksPosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1063    Likes: 113Quartzite is sandstone that has been metamorphosed. Unlike sandstone, quartzite breaks through, not around, the quartz grains, producing a smooth surface instead of a rough and granular one. Quartzites are snowy white, less often pink or gray. They yield a t ......
Travertine RocksPosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1266    Likes: 94Travertine is a form of massive calcium carbonate, CaCO 3 , resulting from deposition by springs or rivers. It is often beautifully coloured and banded as a result of the presence of iron compounds or other (e.g., organic) impurities. This material is variou ......
Limestone RocksPosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1028    Likes: 112Limestone is a sedimentary rock, mainly composed of mineral calcite. The primary source of the calcite is usually marine organisms, which settle out of the water column and are deposited on the ocean floors as pelagic ooze (but see lysocline for information ......
Black Galaxy GranitePosted Date: 2014/12/8   Visitors: 1065    Likes: 87Black Galaxy granite is undoubtedly one of the world's most popular and successful granites and has been exported to every continent. It is a fine to medium-grained, black gabbro with golden-yellow sparkling broncite scales. Internationally this stone ma ......
Granite Countertop Advantages and DisadvantagesPosted Date: 2014/10/9   Visitors: 974    Likes: 85Granite countertops are rapidly gaining in popularity thanks to their natural beauty, versatility and durability. But are granite countertops right for you? Price, durability and flexibility are among factors to consider. One of a Kind Granite is a n ......
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