Granite vs marble: what to pick

Tips to select counter tops, kitchen counter topsSelecting a countertop for your kitchen or bathroom even selecting a rock for the floor can be quite tricky. While you visit the market you will get two options that is marble or granite. Both rocks are beautiful and provide a touch of elegance to your home. Both the stones have their own advantages and their own disadvantages. You need to make your own choice while selecting among them.

Marble is a stone that is quite beautiful made under high pressure and heat. This rock is generally made up of lime and thus it is considered as soft rock. The rock is quite porous and thus it is not that resistant to water. Once a scratch is being created over the rock it will result into degradation of the health of your rock. It is reactive to acids, water and cannot resist high heat. On the other hand granite is a strong rock with the basic component of quartz. This makes the rock quite strong and resisting to scratches. It has high amount of life. This means granite is suited for high usage area while marble is suited for less usage.