There are many great choices when using masonry materials for the interior of your home or business. In particular, marble is a classic and timeless option, but many people associate it with a hefty price tag. If you wonder if marble is in the budget for you, here are some reasons why it is a good investment for your flooring.(more…)
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Both marble and limestone are excellent materials for many masonry construction projects. And although they might sound like interchangeable terms, there are several important distinctions between them. Here are some of the key differences between marble and limestone.
Marble surfaces provide a unique look – elegant and sophisticated. It is often seen as a status symbol in homes. Though a big investment, marble provides a timeless look to a home and has its advantages, being a long term durable substance that it will withstand the test of time as well as adding potential re-sale value to your home. The only real drawback to marble is its susceptibility to potential stains and grazing. So now that you’ve made the investment, you must uphold your purchase, or let it be made in vain. Marble is commonly used in business furnishings as well. (more…)
Three of the most popular materials for remodeling are granite, marble, and limestone. While the stones might seem similar, there are many limestone and marble differences. Here is the lowdown on these two popular building materials and the things that make them beautifully different. (more…)
For centuries, limestone and marble have been used to create man-made monuments and structures. The Great Pyramid of Giza was one of the first architectural marvels crafted with limestone. So what exactly is the difference between limestone and marble? Here’s a look into what makes these stones so unique. (more…)
Stone is one of the most enduring construction materials, and has throughout history been a lasting testament to architecture. Marble and limestone, valued for their versatility and beauty, are two of the most common materials used in historic structures. But despite their tenacity, even marble and limestone will suffer from wear over time. Pollution and urbanization are contributing to stone deterioration faster than ever before.
Few types of flooring can match the benefits of marble. This natural stone is not only beautiful but it offers many other advantages over wood, carpet and even many other stone materials. It can be used in a wide variety of applications, including commercial settings, personal residences and places such as hotel lobbies, ballrooms and more. However, after many years of foot traffic, there is a good chance that your marble flooring is in need of repair, cleaning or other restoration services. By allowing a professional marble restoration company to conduct this maintenance you’ll always enjoy the benefits that marble flooring has to offer. (more…)
Using marble in a construction project can stretch a few budgets, but the benefits outweigh the initial price tag and provide a solid return on your investment.
If you’re about to embark on a new construction project, let’s take a look at the many benefits of using marble as your main resource.
Some construction materials have a hard time dealing with the heat. The sun’s rays can actually start to wear down certain materials, and you also may have to deal with the material being hot to the touch on especially blistering days. When marble is used in a project, however, it’s beneficial because it offers uniformity in the temperature levels throughout a home, building or other structure. In the summer, marble allows for a naturally cooler temperature than structures not made from marble. (more…)
Marble is a beautiful material to use for outdoor projects of any kind. Marble can evoke a particularly classy feeling for those who see it standing outside of their establishment. There are plenty of reasons to love it, but is it always the best choice for your structure? We’ve got the rundown on marble this week and we’re going to tell you some common issues with its upkeep. Let’s take a look. (more…)