How do you care for Carrara marble countertops?
Carrara Marble countertops are best maintained when following common care instructions such as sealing upon installation, daily cleaning with good quality marble products, and using mild non-abrasive cloths. Using cleaners for Carrara Marble is essential as well as using product to match the finish you have. Small details like that matter when caring for Carrara Marble.
Is Carrara marble expensive?
No. Carrara Marble one of the most affordable marbles being sold today. Technology has been an important facilitator in bringing Carrara to people all over the works and of varied economic backgrounds. It is important to consider the different grades in relation to cost. For someone with a larger budget, they can opt for a higher grade and conversely same with a smaller budget. With that being said of Carrara Marble, all grades of Carrara Marble have mass appeal so do not fret if your budget is tight. The beauty of the stone is not just one piece of tile. The real beauty emerges and develops during installation and that is present is all grades. In the last decade Carrara Marble has been used In private home renovation from smaller homes being upgraded to flip –to for quick resale or large homes clients are building as their dream home. Nationwide, from coast to coast, developers of large multi-unit projects have made Carrara Marble their stone of choice due to its affordability and desirability. No one needs to be left out of the Carrara Marble joy of ownership.
Is Carrara marble more expensive than granite?
Carrara Marble is slightly more expensive than some granite’s as certain granites are less abundant and therefore more exclusive. Typically clients interested in Carrara Marble have seen the varying colors of granite and that is why they are choosing Carrara Marble. Once a design style is established with architects, designers or homeowner, it is hard to sway them into something else making Carrara Marble a stone of choice. Carrara Marble return on investment is quickly noticed as homeowners and developers now have a beautiful, real marble product to enhance value, look and aesthetics to their project.
Is Carrara marble good for kitchen countertops?
Carrara Marble can be used for countertops with proper sealing and maintenance. It is important to know that what you purchased is nature at it’s more desirable. The luxury of having Carrara Marble is a great motivator to take care of your investment as you would with a car, an expensive timepiece or fine piece of jewelry. When a client decides Carrara Marble is right for them, it is an indicator of desire and responsibility combined. All throughout Italy and many cooking establishments worldwide, Carrara Marble is the stone preferred for kitchens.
How much do Carrara marble countertops cost?
Carrara Marble Countertops start at $60.00 SF. That cost is dependent on considerations such as the size of the project, the edging and your location. In more rural areas with less competition therefore less fabricator to install, price can be higher. In urban areas where there is an abundant amount of fabricators, competition can work in your favor. Be mindful that fabrication is an important part for making the countertop look good. While cost is a factor, let the fabricators reputation also be a factor. Cost of Carrara Marble when viewing the entire project allows homeowners and developers to quickly see the advantages over other types of solid surfaces.
Is Carrara marble good for bathroom vanity?
Carrara Marble is perfect for a vanity as it offers style and durability. Carrara Marble has durability that allows it to be used in multiple bath applications such as master bath, powder room bath and hall or kids bath. It is especially good because of the movement and natural patterning of the stone. Carrara Marble is a favorite for designers because of its versatility in style and it can be dressed up to a more formal look and scaled down to a more casual look. Whether honed or polished when using Carrara Marble, you get a rich look and feel that of 5 star hotels. Developers of multiple unit apartment projects as well as hotelier prefer Carrara Marble due to it availability, durability style and cost.
Is Carrara marble backsplash a good idea?
Carrara Marble is widely used as a finishing touch for a kitchen renovation. As a backsplash Carrara Marble offers a great look. With multiple sizes, design options can be a simple subway size of 3x6 or 4x12 to a busier pattern using mosaics. When using mosaics typically there is a feature area over the cooktop area which is bordered out with a bullnose pencil or more decorative crown or chair rail piece.Carrara Marble finish options for a kitchen backsplash are either honed or polished. Carrara Marble in honed or polish finish can be used together for a subtle but dramatic tone on tone/finish look. Both finished work well for backsplash option and both are available in multiple size tile, mosaics and mouldings. You can be a creative as you like. From total kitchen renovations to just redoing a backsplash, it is the backsplash that WOW’s. Dare to be bold and creative. For those preferring subtle design, one size like a 3x6 tile might be enough. For those wanting to add some interest, the use of chair rail of pencil brings dimension to the design. For those wanting to really stand out, doing the entire backsplash in a chevron or Basketweave pattern is the way to go.
Do Carrara marble countertops increase home value?
Carrara Marble offers increased value for homes when installed in kitchens, bathrooms, wet bars and entertainments areas. Marble in general increases value to a home over any other countertop materials. When installing Carrara Marble over other stone or manmade countertop surfaces, Marble has the status of exclusivity which is an automatic increase in home value. We have brought Carrara Marble countertops to many homes where we have seen firsthand the positive economic value. Style and material matter when deciding what countertop to use. Knowing you have a quality product with dynamic appeal, Carrara Marble is instantly lets people know you are one step above the average. When deciding on Carrara Marble, you have made an investment that will translate whether selling your home or staying there to enjoy the beauty for years to come.
Does Carrara marble add value to your home?
Carrara Marble adds immediate value to a home. With the ease and access, Carrara Marble can be used in multiple spaces for a continuous and clean look. An entrance foyer adorned with Carrara Marble floors if an immediate return on investment for owners and resale should that come to pass. Carrara Marble alone or in a pattern with a border is dramatic and stunning. It lends itself to being traditional and can transform into contemporary metropolitan look. Prestigious homes as well as high-rise apartments, hotels, fine retail stores to name a few are the places where Carrara Marble will be seen.
What is the best sealer for Carrara marble?
Carrara Marble sealer recommended is the Miracle 511. Customer reviews are overwhelmingly exceptional and Miracle Sealants has a long standing reputation of producing the best stone care products on the market. In a recent presentation I have seen a small mound of sand that had been coated with Miracle 511 sealer sprinkled with water and the water just sat there. There was no absorption. Miracle Sealants has been an industry leader and innovator committed to bringing quality stone care products to help protect your investment. Making the decision to have Carrara Marble is an exciting one. You want to protect your investment with a sealer that will allow you confidence and security to enjoy with it looking good all the while.