Marble provides an elegant uniqueness unmatched by other materials
The appearance of marble countertops truly emulates elegance. The bright whites and minimal streaks and veins provides the classic look that people have adored for centuries.
But maybe you’re not a fan of white being the main color for your project: which is totally fine! While the traditional or stereotypical perception of marble is white and light gray, marble countertops can actually come in a variety of colors – so you’re not as limited as you may think!
Marble countertops also provides excellent durability and resistive characteristics
If you expect to use your kitchen for a lot of baking or cooking, marble countertops offer excellent resistance to heat, making it an ideal material for kitchen projects.
Pro Tip: Just like any other countertop material, the resistance to harmful variables is just that: resistant. No countertop material will ever be completely bullet proof, so always be sure to take the necessary steps to keep the life of your stone or marble countertops.
So what are the downsides to choosing marble countertops?
As a soft and porous stone, this will mean two things: one, it is more vulnerable to scratching and chipping. And two, it is more susceptible to stains.
However, these types of issues can be prevented! Sealing your stone countertops will bolster the stone’s ability to resist liquid absorption and a general caution around your stone can help prevent impact damages.
Pro Tip: regardless of what material you choose to install, misuse, lack of maintenance or somewhat abusive/abrasive behavior on the stone can lead to issues like cracking, chipping or stains. The vulnerability of the material you have is based on your actions, so responsible care and maintenance can prevent these issues from occurring completely.