Calacatta is one of the most luxurious and elegant marble styles you can get. It is recognizable by the grey veining on neutral white background. The veining is not too bold, but it is not so subtle either, making it a perfect choice to mix with other colours. Along with its beauty, there are also other advantages of marble. Continue reading and find out about them.
Marble is very hard and can handle high pressure without breaking. It is very durable and it will last you for decades. Just be careful around edges, as they tend to chip easier.
Marble is 100% natural stone, which means that it preserves the character of the rock it has been quarried from. Because of that, each marble slab is different from the other; with it, you are always getting a unique product.
3. Easy to clean
Marble is very easy to clean with just water and soap. Just make some soapy water, and wipe your worktops with it. Then rinse the worktops with a wet cloth.
Tastes differ, but Calacatta marble is considered one of the most beautiful stones out there. There is a reason why so many luxury hotels have exactly Calacatta marble for their bathrooms. It is one of the most elegant and beautiful colours you can get for your kitchen.
Marble is recognizable by its veining, but also by the texture. Although there are similar products that imitate it, you can always recognize marble by the uniqueness and unpredictability of its veins. It has also a one of a kind texture, and it always feels cool to the touch.
6. It should be sealed
Marble is a porous material so it should be sealed regularly. The sealing should be done 2-4 times a year. The sealant will make the worktops more resistant to all outer impacts.
7. It can get stained
Since marble is porous, it can get stained. The sealant will make it less prone to staining, but you will always have to make sure to wipe any spills and liquids on time.
8. You should use a cutting board
Marble is softer and can get scratched if you cut directly on it. Make sure to always use a cutting board on your kitchen worktops.
9. It absorbs temperature quickly
Marble absorbs temperature quickly; you can postpone a still-hot pan and marble will not melt. Just beware that hot object can leave a mark on your worktops, so we advise using a mat anyway.
10. It is sensitive to chemicals
As with any other stone, highly alkaline or acidic cleaners can damage its surface. Make sure to avoid such cleaner and instead just use soap and water.
Calacatta marble is an excellent choice for your kitchen if you are willing to pay a bit more attention to it. Its beauty is unmatched and it will make your kitchen one of a kind.
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