We offer a variety of beautiful marble slabs, with plenty of choices regarding patterns, designs, and veining. Check out our showroom to find your unique stone.
Marble is a natural stone countertop formed from limestone that comes in a wide variety of colors, patterns, and designs. It has been used for centuries, and is well loved in many kitchens and bathrooms across the United States.
No two slabs of marble are alike. Having one of these classy countertops is like owning your very own piece of art.
Since marble is naturally softer than granite, it requires more maintenance in order to keep it as beautiful as the day you had it installed. While it can withstand some heat, it is not as heat resistant as other materials, so you should always use a hot pad or trivet when handling hot kitchen items.
In order to avoid scratches and etches, always make a habit of using a cutting board when chopping food. Acidic substances can cause etching on marble as well, so it’s important to clean up spills right away. This can also help to avoid stains on your stone.
It’s important that you seal (and maintain a sealing routine) of your marble, since it is a very porous stone. Without sealant, your marble would be extremely vulnerable to liquid damage.
Chips are possible in a slab of marble, especially around the edges or corners, but a professional can easily repair these blemishes and help your marble look brand new again.
If you keep up with maintenance on your marble countertop, it can last as long as 100 years.
Bakers love marble slabs because they stay cool no matter the surrounding temperature. This makes them a great asset for indoor kitchens.
They can be useful outdoors as well, but only if you don’t mind the rustic, naturally-aged look of this stone since it is prone to weather over time when exposed to the elements.
Marble takes advantage of natural light to brighten a room and create a sophisticated, luminous effect. This luxurious stone is a great asset for any home that doesn’t mind showing a little extra love and care for their countertop. To learn more about marble, contact Benchmark Surfaces today to schedule a consultation.