Marble is material that has been known for centuries for its beauty and durability. It has been used ever since the Roman times as constructional material, while nowadays it is most often used for home décor. Marble is often used in many hallways of the banks and public institutions because it represents luxury. Now you can have a piece of luxury in your home, just by adding it to your kitchen.
Here are some things to consider before you decide whether marble is the right choice for your kitchen island.
Tastes differ, but to many, marble is the most beautiful stone. It is recognizable by the veining it has, that can be thick or thin, depending on the marble type.
2. It is a great heat conductor
The reason why marble always feels cool to the touch is that it absorbs temperature from other objects quickly. For that reason, it is great for use in the kitchen, where you will be often working with high temperatures.
3. Easy to clean
The cleaning of marble kitchen island is easy with just soap and water required. Just make the soapsuds, and clean the countertops using the circular motions. Then wipe off the remaining soapsuds with clean damped cloth.
4. Various patterns and colours
Many think of marble as a white field with grey veining, which is the most common one. But there are numerous other colours, like yellow and green. Since marble is a natural stone, its colour range is earthy toned and dimmed. In our range, you can find colours that have just a few details and colours that have very rich detailing. The choice is up to you, but there are no doubts that you will find a perfect colour for your kitchen island in marble’s range.
Marble is a very hard material that will not break under pressure. If you maintain it properly, it will last you for decades.
1. Prone to staining
Marble is porous, which means that liquids can leave a stain on it. For that reason, marble should be sealed a few times a year. The sealant will form a water-resistant surface and make it less prone to staining.
2. Can be scratched
You should always use a cutting board on your marble kitchen island; marble is a soft stone that can get scratched easier compared to other stones.
Marble is very heavy and some cabinets may require additional structural support before the installation.
Marble is a great choice for a kitchen island if you are willing to pay a bit more attention to it. If you seal it regularly and maintain it properly, you should have no problems with it; in fact, it will last you for decades.
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