THE NATURAL MARBLE
Natural Marble is a rock resulting from the metamorphism of sedimentary carbonate rocks, most commonly limestone or dolomite rock. Coming with a vast array of types and color variations, makes it commonlty used as floor tiles, wall tilling, and also kitchen countertops. The elegance and contemporary vibe the natural marble exudes makes it all the rage these days.
One of the most durable natural stone out there. Marble has been used for numerous centuries in countless buildings, many of which is still standing until today.
It is very easy to clean and maintain. If you have marble floors or marble countertops, seal them once a year to prevent scratches and follow a simple cleaning process.
Its versatility in colors and patterns make it easy to match with the colour scheme of your home. The natural and classic touch of natural marble makes it able to complement any style easily.
Natural marble leaves the least impact on the earth and it is the least processed of all natural stone because they are natural from the earth. They leave no negative impact on the environment.
Marble countertops are porous, more so than granite countertops. Because it is more porous than other types of natural stone, it can absorb liquids. Marble countertops can be sealed to help protect the surface.
To compare, marble is more porous than engineered stone(quartz). It can be stained by oil, wine, juice and other spills that are not quickly cleaned up. It is recommended for you to seal the marble surface to help prevent unwanted stains.
Yes. However, you shouldn’t place a piping hot pot on marble that has just come off the stone because it can discolor the surface.
There are various kind of finishes available for marble. Few of the famous finishes are honed, polished, brushed and tumbled.
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