Quartz Stone and Porcelain are two popular materials that are used in many different applications, including countertops, flooring, and other surfaces. However, despite their similarities, there are a number of key differences between the two that make them ideal for different purposes.

Quartz Stone is a man-made material that is composed of natural quartz and other minerals, such as pigments and resins. Quartz Stone is a highly durable and hard material that is resistant to scratches, chips, and stains, making it ideal for use in high-traffic areas, such as kitchens and bathrooms. Quartz Stone comes in a wide range of colours and designs, allowing it to mimic the look of other materials, such as granite or marble.

Porcelain, on the other hand, is a type of ceramic material that is made from clay, feldspar, and kaolin. Porcelain is known for its hardness and durability, making it ideal for flooring and other applications where resistance to wear and tear is important. Unlike Quartz Stone, Porcelain does not contain resins or pigments, and can withstand wind, sun and rain, making it suitable for use in outdoor spaces.

Another key difference between Quartz Stone and Porcelain is the way they are installed. Quartz Stone is typically installed using a special adhesive that helps to bond the material to the surface underneath. Porcelain, on the other hand, is often installed using a grouting system, which helps to fill in any gaps between the tiles and provide a smooth, seamless finish.

Quartz Stone and Porcelain are versatile and durable materials that are ideal for a range of applications. When choosing between the two, consider factors such as whether you are looking for a surface indoor or outdoors. Porcelain for example would be more suitable for a traditional fireplace, whereas Quartz Stone would be better suited in the kitchen.

Whether you opt for Quartz Stone or Porcelain, both materials are strong and durable. We design AC Stone surfaces with you in mind, so that AC Stone surfaces can stand the test of time, become a valuable investment in your home, as well as for the future.

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