Cultured marble and real marble sound the same but they are two completely different things. Each one is created differently. The only real similarity is that they both have marble in their name.
Natural stone, granite, marble, quartzite, etc., is made by, well, nature. Man has nothing to do with it. But it can have natural, unique occurrences in it called fissures. Here we will explore the differences between fissures and cracks and help you know what to do about them.
There was a time when cast iron was about the only choice for a kitchen sink. Today, there are so many more choices.
Some people view sinks as an afterthought when designing a kitchen or changing out a countertop. Once you pick a sink, if you discover you do not like it, it can very costly and time consuming if not impossible to change it.
The mineral mica is found in granite. It is one of the things that gives granite a shimmery shine. Here are a few things you should know about mica.