Porcelain is made from fine clay and a mineral called kaolinite. Feldspar, silica, and mineral oxides often come naturally in the clay, improving strength and color. This mix of clay and minerals is heated at incredibly high temperatures.
Porcelain is very dense and non-porous. Porcelain slabs have been
overlooked in favor of stone for a long time. There was some good reason
for that in the past, but times are changing.
Porcelain is 30% stronger than granite, better resisting chipping, cracking and general wear. Furthermore, they are also greatly rated for exterior use. Overall they last extremely long, which makes it a very worthwhile investment.
A huge benefit is their flexible visual appearance. Porcelain can be made in a wide variety of looks and can emulate other surfaces very accurately.
In addition, Porcelain is arguably the easiest material to clean and maintain, making kitchen cleaning chores much faster and more efficient.What is Granite? read more