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Marble is commonly used for countertops, flooring, wall cladding, sculptures, and decorative elements.
The different types of natural stone include: Marble, Granite, Slate, Quartz, Limestone, Travertine, Shell Stone, Onyx.
Every type of marble has a different resistance. It requires proper care and maintenance to prevent scratching, staining, and etching. The latest research has led to resin treatments and treatments capable of sealing the marble slabs, in order to make them more resistant to the various staining factors.
While some types of marble can be used outdoors, not all marbles are suitable for exterior applications. Frost and weather conditions can cause damage to certain types of marble… Contact us to choose the right marble for outdoor installations.
Coefficient of friction (COF) is the measurement of a tile's frictional resistance, closely related to traction and slipperiness.
The most common are: Polished: The stone undergoes grinding and buffing, resulting in a glossy finish with a mirror-like appearance. Honed: The stone is ground and sanded, creating a smooth finish that lacks gloss. This type of finish is primarily applied in high-traffic areas. Sandblasted: The stone undergoes a high-pressure sandblasting process, resulting in a rugged yet refined appearance. Leather: Primarily applied to granite, this finish imparts a velvety texture and appearance to the stone. It offers a smooth yet slip-resistant surface
Book-matched slabs are adjacent slabs cut from the same block of stone, with opposite sides polished. When these slabs are placed side by side, they form a mirrored pattern, showcasing the natural veins of the stone.
Marble can get stained due to its porous nature, which allows liquids and substances to penetrate its surface. When substances like coloured liquids, oils, or acidic materials come into contact with marble, they can seep into the pores and leave behind discolouration or stains. Through sealing, it is possible to make marble waterproof and avoid facing this problem.
Yes, marble, like all natural elements, needs maintenance in order to remain perfect for a long time. It should be regularly cleaned, sealed, and protected from scratches and stains. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials on marble surfaces.
The daily cleaning routine for marble typically involves using a soft, damp cloth or mop to wipe away dust and debris. It is important to avoid using abrasive or acidic cleaners, and instead, opt for a pH-neutral cleaner or mild soap mixed with water for gentle cleaning.
Suitable products for cleaning natural stone include pH-neutral cleaners specifically formulated for stone surfaces, mild soaps, and water-based stone cleaners. It is important to avoid using acidic, abrasive, or harsh chemical cleaners, as they can damage the stone's surface.
Interior drywalls are low-maintenance and can be easily cleaned by using a clean damp mop to wipe the surfaces.
To prevent hard water stains and mold development, it is recommended to clean shower walls with a squeegee after each use.
To clean and maintain a natural stone countertop, protect it with coasters, trivets, and placemats. Wipe up spills promptly to prevent staining and etching. For daily cleaning, use a damp microfiber cloth and warm water. Furniture polish products designed for natural stone can be used, but test them in an inconspicuous area first to ensure compatibility.

Vein cut - "against the vein" - occurs when the slab is cut parallel to the natural bedding plane. Mineral veins can either run vertically or along the length of the marble slabs. This type of cut highlights lines or layers of compressed sediment in varying shades of darker or lighter colors, which share similar hues rather than distinct differences.

Cross cut - “with the vein" - happens when the slab is cut perpendicular to the natural bedding. In other words, it is sliced at a 90-degree angle from a vein-cut slab. The mineral veins and layers of the stone in a cross-sectional view create the swirly or cloudy appearance characteristic of marble. This type of cut produces a combination of darker and lighter shades within the same slab.

Yes, marble is a sustainable material! Contrary to popular belief, producing a marble slab is much less disturbing than producing an artificial stone slab. Even the artificial stone must be quarried, in addiction oxy resins, which are highly polluting, are used as binders. Lastly, artificial stone (ceramics) is an energy-intensive product, because it must be fired at a very high temperature (500-600 degrees centigrade). Marble, on the other hand, is produced through mechanical transformations: cutting and polishing. Since it is not treated, just as it is created by nature it can be disposed of. Everything is used in marble, from pebbles to dust, there is no unusable marble waste.