Many homeowners want marble and granite in their homes and offices, because natural stone products add beauty to kitchens, bathrooms, floors, and other surfaces throughout the house.

Marble and granite come in many different colors and their natural differentiation makes them useful across the house. While admiring their beauty, you may want to know a little bit more about them before you invest.

Let’s begin with a few words about marble and granite merchants. You may visit a marble and granite shop that both supplies the material and fabricates it – fabricating refers to cutting and polishing the stone to the customer’s specifications.

Or you may choose marble and granite at a warehouse or supply yard and have a fabricator or installer to cut the granite or marble for you and install it. If you plan to choose marble not supplied by the fabricator, it’s a good idea to talk to the fabricator first. Often, the fabrication shops have partnerships with marble and granite suppliers so that you can get a better deal by going through the fabricator.

The fabricator will often also make the a