Marble Countertop Selection
Purchasing marble is a big decision with high impact on the overall look of the space. If you prefer the natural drama and movement marble is your choice. Marble is naturally bold and beautiful. French Creek Designers are here to help you make the right choice that fits your style and budget.
Marble is used principally for buildings, monuments. In addition, to uses within the home. Marble is a metamorphosed limestone, chiefly made of recrystallized calcite or dolomite. These properties give marble its high polish. Colors range in marble from solid white and black to rose, yellow, green and gray. This very heat-resistant material makes marble a top choice for a fireplace surround, and even a resting place for hot pots and pans. Marble is quarried as a large block of stone and is then cut into slabs from large quarries. Each slab is unique and adds elegance to any home.
Marble Cleaning and Maintenance
When purchasing marble is it is imperative to know it takes extra cleaning and maintenance. In addition, marble may etch and stain easily since it is softer and more porous. Although marble is durable the use of placemats, coasters, and cutting boards is imperative.
Marble adds value to your home
Marble countertops is unique in its look, because no two pieces of slabs of marble are the same. Finally, purchasing marble in extraordinary beauty make these countertops attractive to real estate brokers and adds value to your home.
Marble finishes and textures
Polished marble countertops are predominately sold. However, you can purchase marble in natural stone countertops with a honed or brushed finish. These natural stone finishes may affect consistency, stain resistance, and appearance. Now available on select marble slabs is a glossy finish in our in-stock marble countertop program. Be sure to ask your sales representative questions regarding the various natural stone finishes making sure they fit with your lifestyle and expectations.
Marble use and application in your home
Purchasing Marble for many different applications such as, kitchen countertops, islands, vanity countertops, makeup stations, bar areas, fireplace surrounds, laundry rooms, back splash on as a full wall splash, accent wall, shower walls, and tub surrounds. In addition, take marble outside to an outdoor living space. Furthermore, marble can provide a range of feeling determined by the color, style, and finish from elegance to rustic or farmhouse charmed.