The stone industry is filled with myths and misconceptions that can lead to confusion and misunderstandings. In this blog post, we will be debunking some of the most common myths in the stone industry and providing accurate information to help you make informed decisions when it comes to your stone projects.
Myth #1: Natural stone is more expensive than man-made stone
While it is true that some natural stones can be more expensive than some man-made stones, this is not always the case. The cost of natural stone can vary depending on factors such as the type of material, the location it is sourced from, and the quality of the stone. In some cases, natural stone can actually be cheaper than man-made.
Myth #2: Natural stone is difficult to maintain
A second myth in the stone industry is that natural stone is difficult to maintain. This is not true. While natural stone does require some maintenance, it is no more difficult to maintain than man-made stone. The key is to understand the type of stone you have and to take proper care of it. This includes regular cleaning and sealing, as well as avoiding harsh chemicals and abrasive cleaning products.
Myth #3: Quartz is indestructible
While Quartz is a durable and long-lasting material, it is not indestructible. It can be damaged by extreme heat, and acidic substances, for example.
Myth #4: Marble is a low-maintenance option
Marble is a beautiful and elegant material, but it is not a low-maintenance option. Marble is porous and can be easily stained if not properly sealed. It should be cleaned with a mild detergent and water and be avoided acidic substances like lemon juice.
Myth #5: Quartz is not natural
Quartz is a natural material that is made up of mostly natural quartz and other minerals. It is engineered to be more durable and consistent than natural stone.
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