If you’re scouting out new flooring options there’s a good chance you’ll have seen some marble tiles on the market. But, you might not know much about how great this stone is.
Marble has been one of the top stones of choice since way back in ancient times, and there are a great number of benefits to this material…
Marble looks lovely
Few materials compare to the beauty of marble, it comes in a wide range of colours and finishes that will suit any budget. Faux marble has improved in recent years, but it just doesn’t compare to the real thing.
Marble is tough
Considering they come from a natural material, marble tiles are surprisingly durable. Marble has established its reputation as a tough stone over the course of thousands of years. In comparison to other natural materials, for example, wooden floorboards or woollen carpets, marble is one tough cookie.
Marble is resistant to shattering
Whilst synthetic tiles can sometimes be a good replica, many of them are prone to shattering if something is dropped on them. In contrast, marble tiles offer a hard-wearing surface that is unlikely to be chipped or cracked.
Marble is a great insulator
As energy bills are creeping up, now is a good time to start thinking about the efficiency of your home. Marble tiles will stay cool in summer, even if direct sunlight is shining on them, and in winter they will retain warmth. This means they can help you save on your heating bills!
They can be used in any room
Marble is very versatile, so it can be used in any room. We think marble tiles are a particularly good choice for bathroom and kitchen floors or marble slabs can be used for worktops and vanity tops. If you want to push the boat out, marble also makes great table tops!
Marble reflects light
One of the reasons marble tiles look so great is because of their light-reflecting properties. Marble tiles will make your space feel bigger and brighter, opting for light over dark tiles will enhance this effect further.
If you want to know more of the benefits marble tiles offer, get in touch and we can talk you through.