Cabrini Rudnicki

Cabrini Rudnicki is a content writer and editor at Marble. She has degrees in Communication Studies and Psychology from Wilkes University. She loves being able to combine her passions for journalism and design through Marble's blog. Cabrini hopes to both inform and entertain readers who are interested in rennovating their home. 

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On Marble.com, our main goal is to properly educate homeowners on stone countertops and other stone features. There is plenty of information out there online on choosing and caring for countertop material, but not all of it is correct. Here at Marble.com, we put proper, science-based information as our top priority so our readers can make the right choice for them. Read more about our process
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Beautiful Granite Counters to Pair with Oak Cabinets

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Table of Contents Oak Cabinetry Granite with Oak Cabinets Striking Patterns Blue or Green Colors Sleek, Simplistic White Beige and Brown Multiple Tones Conclusion Oak cabinetry was a popular home decor addition in the 1980s and 1990s. If you own a home built or renovated during this time period, you likely have oak cabinets in your kitchen. If you are looking to renovate your home, you may feel frustrated by the outda...

Perfect Peninsula Dimensions for Your Kitchen

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Table of Contents What is a kitchen peninsula? Benefits of Kitchen Peninsulas Multipurpose Design Perfect for Small Spaces Ease of Appliance Installation Home Value Kitchen Peninsula Dimensions Kitchen Triangle Entryway Countertop Dimensions Conclusion The kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your home, and thus should be optimized to be your ideal space. Historically, the kitchen and the dining room were s...

How to Shine Granite Countertops Naturally

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Table of Contents What is granite? 1. Sucuri White Granite 2. River White Granite 3. Alaska White Granite 4. Oxford White Granite 5. Sea Pearl Granite Granite Care Benefits of Creating a Natural Cleaner Know Your Ingredients It's Less Expensive It's Fun! How to Shine Granite Countertops with Natural Products Recipe 1 Recipe 2 Best Essential Oils to Include in Your Granite Cleaner What To Avo...

History of Maine Natural Stone Quarries

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Table of Contents History of Maine Quarries Granite Slate Limestone Clay Aggregate What other states have a history of stone quarries? Conclusion When you buy your new stone countertops, the material may be quarried across the world in areas you’ve never even been to. From Italy to Brazil to India, and everywhere in between, there are quarries on every continent.  While this may be the case for some stones...

Beautiful Porcelain Countertops Cost Guide

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Table of Contents What is porcelain? How much do porcelain countertops cost? What determines porcelain countertop cost? While there are many countertop materials to choose from, one of the best options economically is porcelain. This gorgeous material provides both beauty and functionality for multiple surfaces in your home. Porcelain slabs for countertops are an affordable and durable alternative to natural stone.  What i...

What Products Can Not Be Used On Granite?

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Table of Contents What cleaning products cannot be used on granite? What does it mean to be pH neutral? Why are some cleaning products not suitable for use on granite? Bleach Windex and Other Glass Cleaners Clorox Pledge Formula 409 What can be used on granite? Conclusion Granite is a gorgeous, durable stone with extremely simple cleaning instructions. These cleaning instructions are so simple that many homeowners...

How to Remove a Scratch From Granite

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Table of Contents Important Information Before You Begin What is Granite? Granite Durability How to Remove a Scratch From Granite How to Prevent Scratches on Granite 1. Use a cutting board 2. Be careful with heavy objects 3. Don't use abrasive materials like rough sponge Conclusion Granite is one of the most beautiful and durable materials available for countertop surfaces. Sleek and luxurious, and capable of res...

Ultimate Guide to Marble with Brown Veining

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Table of Contents What is marble? What is veining? Styling Marble with Brown Veining Top Marble with Brown Veining Calcatta Gold Calacatta Oro Dynasty Brown Brown Fantasy Crema Marfil Colors to Pair with Brown Marble Brown + Cream + Red Brown + Gray Brown + Blue Conclusion Marble is a classic, gorgeous material that will add stylish glamour to your home. This natural stone is known for its beauty, as...

How to Clean Granite Countertops in Bathroom

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Table of Contents What is granite? Using a Daily Cleaner Sealing your Countertop When is it time to reseal your granite countertop? How to remove stains from granite Overview When you hear granite, you probably think immediately of glossy countertops or a sleek backsplash in a brand-new, modern kitchen. Most cleaning guides for granite actually assume that the reader is looking to clean their kitchen countertops, but not th...

Buying Guide: Granite vs Concrete

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Table of Contents Cost Appearance Durability Conclusion When shopping for a new countertop, you will find there are many different material options available for purchase. From luxurious marble to basic laminate, there is a material for every home decor style and budget.  In this article, we compare two of the most popular materials: granite and concrete.  Granite is a naturally occurring stone material, the resul...