Granite and quartz are two of the most popular natural stone choices for countertops, and for those doing construction or renovations, choosing between them can be a challenge. Making things even more complicated, there are several common misconceptions about each material. Here, we debunk the four most common myths about each so you can choose…
Sleek and modern
Porcelain has a sleek, modern aesthetic, and is a great choice for backsplashes, fireplace and shower surrounds, as well as wall features. Porcelain comes in many colours and patterns. It is durable and simple to clean and doesn’t require sealing.
A man-made stone, porcelain is made by forming kaolinite-heavy material into glazed slabs or tiles. The glazing pigment added during fabrication produces an appearance similar to natural stone. Some porcelain glazing is coloured to mimic the veining found in marble, granite and slate.