6 Reasons to Choose Marble for your Home
Marble is a natural stone in a class all of its own. Prized for its beauty and sophistication, marble has no rivals when it comes to sheer luxury.
That’s precisely why marble has been used in fine homes and properties for centuries all around the world. It’s a material that never goes out of style.
Apart from its high-end elegance, marble has many other outstanding qualities that make it a superb paving option. Read on to discover six good reasons to choose marble for your home.
Marble is highly durable and lasts for many generations. It resists external pressure and stands firm under heavy loads – even when that load is shifted around. In areas of high traffic, marble flooring is a particularly good choice.
Many of the world’s best-loved buildings have stunning marble floors. St Peter’s Basilica in Rome and the opulent Palace of Versailles near Paris are two excellent examples of architectural wonders where marble tiles have endured throughout the centuries.
St Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Italy. Photo Credit: Creative Commons
Now you, too, can get the same long-lasting results when you use marble paving in your home.
2. Variety and versatility
Marble comes in many varieties with a colour palette to suit all tastes.
Marble is also extremely versatile. Inside the house, marble tiles are most commonly used in living rooms, hallways, entrances and bathrooms. They elevate any interior space to new levels of refinement.
Outdoors, certain types of marble, such as Siri Marble Pavers and Chilla Marble Pavers (pictured below), are an excellent choice around swimming pools and wet areas. They are also ideal for garden steps, outdoor entertainment areas and walkways. Not only are they slip-resistant, but they also give your pool and garden a soft, luxurious look, quite unlike any other paving material.
Chilla Marble Pavers. Photo credit: Armstone
3. Heat resistance
Marble is a heat-resistant material and has traditionally been used to cool down living spaces, most notably in warmer climates. It is also widely used in fireplaces because it can withstand high temperatures without losing any of its beauty.
In outdoor settings, marble tiles keep their cool, even in direct sunlight. Merino Marble Pavers, pictured below, stay blissfully fresh underfoot regardless of the sun’s intensity. For the Australian outdoor lifestyle, it’s easy to see why people choose marble.
Merino Marble Pavers. Photo credit: Armstone
4. A natural beauty
Many of us live in unnatural and synthetic environments, where we can’t escape the reach of technology or artificial materials. Marble rises above all of that. It is a 100 percent natural product of the earth. It is even impervious to bacteria and resistant to staining. So not only is marble visually impressive, it’s also healthier and cleaner than other paving options.
It’s striking beauty and versatility makes it the perfect addition to any home project. Adding not only a stunning finish but an essence of elegance that is unparalleled in durability.
5. A modern classic
Marble has a unique ability to adapt to contemporary lifestyles and tastes. While it has been the epitome of historical buildings and architectural delights for years, marble is fast becoming a touch of elegance for every modern home.
As an outdoor paving material, marble has become the latest trend in prestigious properties throughout Australia. It’s easy to understand why. Marble enhances the look of any home and makes it feel extra special – each stone is unique and gives a custom look to any home.
The Carrara Marble Tile, pictured below, exemplifies marble’s timeless appeal.
Carrara Marble. Photo credit: Armstone
6. Add value to your property
Marble flooring is not a cheap option. However, it is an investment that will pay for itself in two important ways.
First of all, marble has outstanding longevity – it won’t need replacing any time soon.
Second, if you put your home on the market, marble flooring will set your property apart, increasing its value and leaving a lasting impression on potential buyers.
Marble paving Sydney
For more information about marble flooring and marble tiles, click here. If you would like to discuss incorporating marble paving into your home, contact Armstone in Sydney, Australia today. You’ll be inspired by the possibilities.
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