I don’t know if you have encountered this situation, you know that you need to buy stone for home decoration, but you don’t know how to choose decoration stone. Today Xiaopeng will come to analyze the 4 kinds of home improvement stone commonly used in the market~
Stone is divided into natural stone and artificial stone. Among our 4 kinds of home improvement stone today, marble and granite belong to natural stone, and quartz stone and slate belong to artificial stone.
Natural marble has a pure natural unique texture, with natural color difference texture, dense structure, good rigidity, high hardness, relatively wear-resistant and dirt-resistant, relatively simple to maintain, and relatively long service life. In addition, marble has a natural texture. It has good decorative properties and is smooth and flat, so it is often used for large-area decoration, such as floors and walls.
Granite is a magma rock formed by the condensation of magma below the surface. It has the same high-quality appearance as marble. Granite has a dense structure, hard texture, good acid and alkali resistance, and good weather resistance, but its patterns are all speckled, and there is no obvious pattern forming. , so granite is generally used in outdoor spaces, and indoors are usually only used in small areas.
3. Quartz stone
The biggest feature of quartz stone is that it is a new type of stone artificially synthesized by 90% quartz stone crystals, plus resin and other trace elements. The appearance is very close to the feeling of stone; Very strong, high temperature resistance; high antifouling performance, can be cleaned with water or ordinary detergent. However, it has less texture, and its appearance can only be said to be average. The most common place in home improvement is on the kitchen countertop.
Slate is a typical artificial stone, which is made by mixing natural stone powder and other materials under high temperature and pressure. , stains are not easy to penetrate, easy to clean, the texture usually imitates marble or solid color, environmental protection and non-toxic, is a very popular decorative plate in recent years. However, with the current technology, it is difficult to make slate into special shapes, and it is more suitable for making countertops and walls.