Welcome to our comprehensive guide on selecting finishes for kitchens and bathrooms. In this article, we will explore the differences between ceramic and natural stone finishes, discuss their pros and cons, and provide practical advice on choosing the best finish for your home.
These stone surfaces can be used throughout the home in different ways. While we most often relate natural stone to countertops and ceramic to tile backsplashes, both materials can be used for projects including flooring, backsplashes, shower walls, and fireplace surrounds.
Before we delve into the differences between ceramic and natural stone, let’s quickly recap some similarities between them:
- Both Natural Stone and Ceramic tiles come in a wide variety of colors, finishes, and styles.
- Both are lower maintenance than other surface coverings (Laminate, Vinyl, and other materials)
- Both ceramic and natural stone finishes have the potential for long-term use when properly cared for, ensuring that your kitchen or bathroom will look beautiful for years to come.