Marble in Kitchen and Bathroom surface designs.

 

Marble in Kitchen and Bathroom surface designs.

Marble is a metamorphic rock composed mainly of calcium carbonate. It is Used in homes: for the floors, in the bathroom for cladding or for the tops. The marble in the kitchen is very used to the worktop or the table top.

This natural stone whose use by humans for building is as old as its history. Shining, shiny, with veins, colors and special effects, has unbeatable features of solidity and durability,

Nero Marquina marble tops

Nero Marquina marble tops

The word comes from the ancient Greek marble μάρμαρον (mármaron) or μάρμαρος (Marmaros), with the meaning of “shining stone” this is because the low index of refraction of calcite allows light to “penetrate” into the surface of the stone before being reflected, giving to the marble its characteristic brightness.

Are many and various types of marble that can be found on the market: the one most valuable to a synthetic, it’s often present in the kitchen.

Floor, cladding and kitchen counter top and underslung sink, made with Marron Emperador polished marble.

Floor, cladding, kitchen counter top and under-slung sink, made with Marron Emperador polished marble.

In addition to being very durable material that greatly enhances the living environment.

Botticino semi classico marble Bathroom design

Botticino semi classico stone Bathroom design

Today the marbles to be used in the kitchen for work surfaces and top are treated with special processes that allow it  to resist better to high temperatures and to stains.

 

How to clean marble?

marble cleaning

 

When marble it’s only dust dirty must be  cleaned with a wet sponge in warm water, and finally dried with a soft woolen cloth. With this cleaning technique rather simple, it is certainly easy to remove surface dirt, but if the damage is excessive such as stains and scale, we must use others much stronger.

For a more thorough cleaning, use a slightly abrasive paste wax-based, or alternatively you can mix with the bicarbonate.

 

 

 

There are  many variants, price and colors of marble  found in nature, you can choose the one that best fits the furnishing of the house, especially if the kitchen is visible in a unique setting with lounge and dining area.

MArble kitchen island

 

 

 

An island of marble that separates the two areas will make the home more beautiful and will increase the value.

 

 

 

 

Other example in kitchen and bathroom design.

Bathroom in Travertino marble.

Bathroom in Travertino natural stone.

Are you looking for other Kitchens and Bathrooms design ideas?

Visit our  kitchen and bathroom counter tops section.

Pietra Grey marble island top.

Pietra Grey kitchen island top.

Definitely a marble top is not the cheapest option to choose from, but its life is almost eternal.

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” Michelangelo Buonarroti

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  1. Hugo says

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  2. Kristal says

    Very good content!