Whimsical Home Remodel
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MarbleFor centuries marble’s cool elegance has been synonymous with wealth and privilege. But thanks to improvements in its production, this rare beauty has become a bit more affordable. A hard, crystalline form of limestone, marble is often white with streaks of greys, although there are many colour variations.Pros:Long lasting and strong enough to resist most chips or dents.Can be polished for a high shine or honed for a casual, matte finish.Adaptable to nearly every style.Cons:It’s expensive.Marble’s porous nature makes it prone to stains, scratches and etching from acidic substances.Requires periodic sealing to maintain the finish.