Marble is a metamorphic rock. This means that it begins from a sedimentary form as limestone or dolomite rock and when it is exposed to austere pressure and heat it turns into a beautiful stone.
When it comes to choosing kitchen countertops, classic white marble is among the most popular options. Good marble is dense and relatively non-porous, which makes them stain-resistant and durable. Marble is composed of calcium carbonate that reacts to acids. A kitchen acidic liquid like the vinegar and lemon juice will etch the marble, leaving it a dull mark where it will eaten away the exterior even if it is sealed. As long as you know what to expect, you choose carefully, and you have care for your marble countertops they can remain a wonderful and functional choice that can last a lifetime.
Marble countertops are considered to be the Cadillac of all counters.They can be pricey, but the timeless appeal and sculptural quality that marble adds to the kitchen is something than can be considered as priceless.
Reasons to choose marble for your next project
More design abilities – if you have a counter that requires more than the usual fabrication efforts, you may want to choose a marble.
Classic beauty – so far this is the best quality and the reason why people don’t look for anything more.
Naturally cool – marble countertops have a natural cool quality and it is a poor heat conductor.
Heat resistant – it is heat resistant but don’t place a pot that directly comes from the stove.
Durable – though it’s a soft tone it still durable.
Easy to find – there are times that it is difficult to find the right granite and quartz that will perfectly suit to your kitchen. Marble is widely offered and it can easily be found in most fabricators.
Marble countertops are more permeable than granite therefore it needs more precaution and regular maintenance is required to keep them looking their best.