Known for it’s characteristic swirls and veins, marble is some of the most beautiful and warm stone which can match any style of home or decor.
The reason marble remains in heavy demand for countertops is its elegant good looks. This igneous stone comes in a wonderful display of colour and hues including: white, black, rose, yellow, gray, green and more!
Did you know that the signature swirls and veins in marble are actually caused by mineral impurities such as clay, silt, sand, iron oxides which were present as layers in the limestone before its change to marble?
When you’re buying marble you can guarantee a unique piece as no two slabs are the same. Marble prices can be quite approachable depending on the type, however, exotic marbles are highly coveted due to its looks and history.
Marble is fairly heat and cut resistant and a great choice for countertops, flooring and accept pieces.
You will want to ensure that you are resealing your marble annually to avoid staining and wear as well as being careful when using acidic substances which can etch the surface if left too long.