Marble Composite Worktops – Top 10 Pros & Cons
Composite marble is a combination of 80% natural marble and 20% additives like resin, hardener and pigments. It is one of the first options that come in mind for kitchen and bathroom worktops, wall and floor tiles… Marble is one of a kind product that will give luxury appeal to any space.
Continue reading the advantages and disadvantages of marble composite worktops and decide for yourself whether marble is the right choice for you.
- Cool temperature
Marble absorbs temperature very quickly- this is the reason why marble always feels cool to the touch. This characteristic makes marble suitable for use in kitchens.
- Composite marble is previous to moisture
Unlike natural marble, the additives in composite marble make it less porous. This results in better resistance to stains.
- Easy to clean and maintain
Marble composite worktops are relatively easy to maintain; the cleaning is handled with just soap, water and a soft rag. Avoid highly acidic or alkaline household cleaners that can damage marble worktops.
Marble comes in various colours and patterns. Marble is recognizable for its veining that runs through the stone irregularly. The veining can be distinct or subtle, and come in various colours like gold, grey, black…Some marble styles have almost a solid colour. In our colour range there are both classic and very unique choices- from classic black to burnt orange, there is something for everyone.
Marble is considered for centuries the most beautiful natural stone. Marble gives a luxurious feel to any kitchen or bathroom.
- Can be used for various purposes
Marble can be used for kitchen and bathroom worktops, backsplashes, shower walls…It is often used for floors in public institutions and is suitable for outdoor use.
Marble is a very durable material and with proper maintenance, it will last you for a lifetime.
Marble is softer material than granite or quartz and it is less resistant to scratches. If you use marble in a kitchen, always use a cutting board.
Marble is more prone to staining then other stones, but if you seal it regularly and make sure to wipe the stains before they dry, you shouldn’t have problems with stains.
- The repairs are difficult
Small scratches or dents are relatively easy to repair and you can do it by yourself, but if you accidentally break marble worktops, the repair is expensive, because marble slabs are big. This can result in a possible replacement of the whole slab.
Marble is one of the most beautiful materials found in nature, but it can give you hard times. If you can pay special attention to avoid spills and scratching it, marble is a good choice for you. Marble worktops will last, if maintained properly, for an immense amount of time.
We offer bespoke marble composite worktops at competitive prices. Contact us today to inform about our prices and range.