12 36 61 Cultured Marble Countertops

12 36 61 Cultured Marble Countertops

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8.5" x 11"


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Cultured Marble Countertops

Use this CSI 3 part SimpleSpecs™ master specification to specify cultured marble countertops with integral sinks and splashes.


Cultured marble countertops typically include integral sinks and splashes and are used primarily in residential and multi-family construction.


Cultured marble is susceptible to physical damage, burns, and heat damage as well as staining by some liquids, Where a more robust product is required consider utilizing either natural stone or solid surfacing.


Related SimpleSpecs™ master specifications:

12 36 16 – Solid Surfacing Countertops

12 36 40 – Stone Countertops



Cultured Marble Countertops

Cultured Marble Countertops





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