Often people think that marble and granite are the same. In fact, when we look at granite, it is mostly made of silica and alumina, while marble is calcium-carbonate, as we mentioned before. This major difference between the two natural stones is an important factor in their cleaning and maintenance.
Because of its chemical structure, granite is harder than marble. This means the softness of marble makes it vulnerable to scratches and stains more than granite.
Granite, by nature, is acid-resistant. This is not the same for marble. Because of this, we never have to use liquids such as vinegar to clean marble. The acidic quality of vinegar can harm the surface of your marble tiles or marble countertops.
Let’s look closely at how to clean marble tile.