How to Cut Porcelain Slabs

Porcelain slab is a durable, versatile, and beautiful material that is quickly becoming a top choice for developers, designers, and homeowners. Suitable for a wide range of applications and desirable in nearly every space in your home, there is no wonder that attraction to large format porcelain slab is only growing. If you’ve been on the hunt for porcelain slab for a renovation and are looking to have your general contractor install porcelain slab or are even considering completing a DIY project, you might want to reconsider having yourself or just anyone complete this project.

Large-format porcelain slab is thin but also incredibly durable once installed. Though unlike other surface materials such as natural stone or quartz, porcelain slab can be quite tricky to work with during the fabrication process. For this reason, you’ll want to be sure to source your large format porcelain slab from a reputable and experienced fabricator and have it installed by someone who truly knows what they are doing. The longevity and durability of your porcelain slab surfaces are dependent on the initial quality of the material as well as the installation. Always choose experts who know how to cut porcelain slabs and never settle for anything less than the highest quality.

At Counter Culture, we have dedicated the last decade to the study of large format porcelain slab. As experts in the industry, we provide you with the highest quality porcelain slab and install your surfaces with precision and care. Below, we answer some commonly asked questions about porcelain slab and its uses. Have a specific question about large format porcelain slab or are looking for more information about purchasing porcelain slab? Contact us, we look forward to providing you with beautiful and durable custom porcelain slab.

How Is Porcelain Slab Fabricated?

Porcelain slab is made from a special type of clay that has high amounts of kaolinite in it. This clay is combined with other minerals and in turn, creates the beautiful porcelain slab you desire. The process involves the clay being fired in a kiln and through the fabrication process, the appearance of the clay can be customized to suit a desired look. In our previous article, How are Porcelain Slabs Made we offer a more in-depth explanation of the porcelain slab fabrication process. We are always available to help you understand how porcelain is made including how you can achieve your desired aesthetic with custom porcelain slab.

Where Can I Use Porcelain Slab in My Home?

Porcelain slab can be used for almost any surface both indoors and outside. With its weather-resistant, non-fading, flexible and hygienic properties, porcelain slab is suitable for countless applications such as in kitchens for islands, counters and backsplashes. Or in bathrooms for walls, vanities and floors.

How Can I Find an Experienced Porcelain Slab Fabricator?

Though porcelain slab has been popular in Europe for years, it has only recently begun to gain popularity in North America. This means that finding a qualified and experienced porcelain slab fabricator can be hard to find. In our previous article, Where Can I Buy Porcelain Slab Countertops, we break down some of the need-to-know information surrounding purchasing porcelain slab. We suggest verifying the experience and quality of work of any fabricator you are considering.

With more than 10 years of experience in fabricating porcelain slab, the experts at Counter Culture are your trusted go-to when it comes to the fabrication of porcelain slab for any home project. Contact us today to discuss your project and see how we can provide you with the highest quality porcelain slab surfaces.

About Counter Culture

The Counter Culture team has dedicated the last decade to the study of the large format porcelain slab trend in the industry. With a thorough understanding of the porcelain slab stone fabrication process, Counter Culture Inc is the fabricator GTA builders, homeowners and designers can depend on for any application involving these resilient surface products. Combining experience, technology, thorough understanding of the manufacturing process and enthusiasm for all things large format porcelain stone, we can help bring your ultimate vision to reality. No matter the brand or thickness, if you can dream it, we can make it.