Benefits of using Marble Worktops

If you love the look of marble but are worried about how it will stand up to the rigours of family life, then don’t be.

Marble is actually a very tough and durable material, making it ideal for a kitchen worktop. It also has great heat resistant properties and is a great surface for baking and an ideal choice for a kitchen worktop that will get a lot of use. 

There are numerous benefits of using marble for a kitchen worktop which we’ve highlighted below.

Marble is also heat resistant, so it can withstand hot pans and dishes being placed on it although we recommend that you use a heat resistant mat to be sure.

Marble is also easy to clean and maintain, so it will always look its best as long as you apply a suitable sealant every six months or so.

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1. Stays cool

Marble is a natural stone that has great heat-resistant properties.

This means that it stays cool in hot weather and is the perfect material to use for a kitchen worktop. It is also ideal for baking, rolling out dough and pastry.

2. Easy to clean

Marble is also easy to clean. A quick wipe with a damp cloth is usually all it takes to remove spills and splatters. 

You can also use a little bit of soap if needed. And, if you do happen to scratch your marble countertop, it can often be easily repaired by a professional.

3. Beautiful & luxurious appearance

Marble is a beautiful natural stone that can add a touch of luxury to any kitchen and has gained a strong association with the more luxurious of interiors due to it’s stunning look and uniqueness

It comes in a wide variety of colours and patterns, so you can find the perfect style to match your kitchen’s décor whilst being certain that your chosen slab is unique.

4. Lifespan

Marble is a natural stone that has been used for centuries in some of the most luxurious homes and buildings around the world and as you’d expect, the stone itself can last a lifetime.

As long as you keep up with the maintenance and take care when cooking it will look fantastic for decades and will no doubt outlast your kitchen.

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How to choose the right marble for your kitchen worktop

When choosing marble for your kitchen worktop, it is important to pick a colour that you love as it will be a focal point in your kitchen. You should also consider the vein pattern as this can vary greatly from piece to piece. 

Some people prefer a more uniform look, while others prefer the veining to be more pronounced.

As each slab is unique, we strongly advise that you view the exact slab to be sure that you are happy with it before it gets installed in your kitchen.

Marble is one of the most popular materials used in kitchen worktops. It’s easy to keep clean, has a natural beauty and can be found in a range of colours

It’s a versatile material that can be used in a variety of colours and textures, making it perfect for any kitchen design, from traditional to contemporary.

Marble is one of the most popular materials used in kitchen worktops.

It’s easy to keep clean, has a natural beauty and can be found in a range of colours. 

It’s a versatile material that can be used in a variety of colours and textures, making it perfect for any kitchen design, from traditional to contemporary.

Disadvantages

There are a few disadvantages to using marble in the kitchen. Marble is a porous material, so it can absorb spills and stains if it’s not properly maintained. Marble is also a relatively soft material, so it can scratch and chip easily.

If you choose to use marble in your kitchen, be sure to seal it regularly and use cutting boards and trivets to protect it from damage.

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Our most popular marble worktops

Carrara Gioia I63 Marble​

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Zebra Gold Marble​

Verias Green Marble

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Vanilla Marble​

Crema Luna Marble

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Vietnamese White Marble

Conclusion

There’s no denying that Marble offers a luxurious look that will stand the test of time. A wide range of styles means you won’t be short of choice with options available at varying price points. 

That said, Marble does require proper care and maintenance in order to ensure your worktop retains it’s stunning looks.

If you don’t mind the upkeep then Marble could well be a good option for your kitchen project.

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