Who doesn’t love the elegant feel that marble brings to a home? It is classic material that works in any home and with any design. Marble has a variety of patterns, so you can go strong and bold, or subtle and sheek, there is a marble to suit all. Here are some inspiring ideas on how to use marble in your home:
Go wow! with some amazing splashbacks! Have a light coloured marble against a solid dark backdrop to create a high impact look.
Getting creative with marble in your kitchen doesn’t have to stop at your work tops, why not create a kitchen island that really stands out!
Want your floor to stand out? Then get adventurous with a geometric marble floor pattern.
You don’t need to just have an amazing floor, you can have an amazing wall too!
Another great place for the classy marble look is in the bathroom.
Want to create something unique? Then get playful with marble tiles.
Upcycle your old furniture with some marble stickers!
Finally, why keep marble to the interior of your home? When you could create a gorgeous patio space to die for!
If you do decided to get marble in your home then you will need to take care of it, here are some quick tips:
Prevention – some liquids could stain or eat away at your marbles surface creating dull spots. However, if you seal your marble every few months with a good sealant, use the right cleaning products, and use placemats or coasters then this should help keep it looking tip top.
Cleaning – make sure you clean your marble regularly with warm soapy water and a soft cloth, afterwards ensure you dry thoroughly to prevent any absorption that could cause staining. With a marble floor avoid using a hoover and turn to a dust mop instead.
Stains – If you spot a stain act quickly to try avoid full absorption into the marble. However, if the stain happened a while beforehand, try a mix of baking powder with ammonia, or hydrogen peroxide applied to the stain for up to 48 hours.
Scratches – If you want to remove scratches that have occurred gently rub the area with warm water, and a soft cloth. For the deeper scratches use a very fine grain sandpaper, if neither of these options work contact a professional.
Who doesn’t love the elegant feel that marble brings to a home? It is classic material that works in any home and with any design. Marble has a variety of patterns, so you can go strong and bold, or subtle and sheek, there is a marble to suit all. Here are some inspiring ideas on […]
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