The safety of our staff and customers is of paramount importance, and in light of the new Government guidelines, The Surrey Marble and Granite Showroom is now closed.

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Advantages of marble-effect worktops

Marble has long been held as a luxurious stone that has been used in decadent ways, such as sculptures and creating masterpieces such as the Pantheon. These days, marble is becoming more common in the home, as is marble-effect stone. While marble is popular, there are many advantages to having marble-effect surfaces over marble, some of which will be discussed below.

 

Stones used for marble-effect worktops

There are many different stones that can be used for marble-effect worktops and tiles, including quartz, granite, porcelain and ceramic. These stones and materials will have a wide range of colours and patterns available that you can choose from to properly complement your décor.

 

Lower-cost marble-effect worktops

One main advantage of marble-effect worktops is that they can be low cost, when compared to natural marble. This is generally because some of the options are man-made and will be significantly lighter than marble, which can make it easier to work with.

 

Marble-effect is more consistent

One characteristic of marble is that every piece will be completely unique, as it is a natural stone. This can be an advantage if you like that effect but if you would prefer a more consistent colour and pattern (though there will still be some variation) a marble-effect stone worktop or tiles would probably be better for you. You can browse our different types of marble-effect stones to see which one you like the best. If you need help deciding between these different stones, ask us for a sample so that you can properly compare them.

 

Marble-effect worktops are more stain resistant

If using marble for a worktop or flooring – or anywhere else for that matter – it will need to be sealed so that water and other substances cannot get into it. Unlike marble, marble-effect surfaces tend to be far less porous and will be less likely to pick up stains, sometimes without the need for sealing. This means that they will be suitable for high-traffic areas, without needing to worry so much about any damage being caused to the stone.

 

Order your new marble-effect worktop or tiles today

When you’re looking for your new worktop or tiles, take a look at our range of marble and marble-effect options so that you can make the right decision for you. For more information about our stones, get in touch with our team today on 01428 651940 or contact us via sales@surreymarbleandgranite.co.uk to arrange a visit to our showroom.

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