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A fireplace not only spreads heat but also enhances the quality of life within one's own four walls. And no matter if it's an open fireplace or a built-in cassette - marble fireplace mantels provide the perfect setting for your fireplace.
Marble is a metamorphic rock that varies in hardness, its design and its color. It is quite tricky to get two identical marble rocks, maybe similar but never the same. Depending on the location where they are obtained, marble changes and that is why it is exported in many quantities to other places in the world where it is needed. In our home, we can use it for the floor, countertops, and fireplaces because it is a material that will last a lifetime. It is easy to clean, looks spectacular and is durable.
At From Europe to You, we offer both classic, antique and modern fireplace designs that created individually and accurately in the traditional stonework. All of our hand-carved marble fireplace mantels can be custom made to your preferred size, color, and style.
Continue reading to find out more about the benefits of having a marble fireplace mantel.
Marble is a perfect material to integrate into the home because it presents many advantages. Here are some of them:
Appearance - Marble has a reputation as one of the most luxurious home design materials and can certainly create an attractive look for any room.
When it comes to creating an elegant, luxurious appearance for the fireplace, marble has attractive veins and swirls that give each piece a unique look, so that no two slabs are the same. Also, the marble also has a soft and shiny finish that reflects light for a shine effect in the bathroom. The tiles are available in a range of colors, including white, black, gray, pink, blue and green, so it provides excellent design flexibility.
Durability - Due to the way it is made, marble is a sturdy material. If you drop a glass on a marble tile floor, it is likely to break into hundreds of pieces because the surface of the marble is very solid. As a result, marble is one of the most durable options a fireplace. If it is properly maintained, you can count on its strength for years.
Elegant marble fireplace mantel
Marble will make your home look elegant and beautiful, with a modern touch. As mentioned earlier, it can be used inside and outside, for furniture, countertops, floor, bars, tables, showers, windows, chimneys and so on.
As a fireplace mantel, it offers a soft appearance that, despite the passage of time, maintains its shape, without tearing or damaging. Even more, if they are maintained. If there is fire, the marble always lowers the temperature and doesn't get damaged by the heat. If a fire occurs in the house, the marble will stop or decrease the spread.
Maintaining a marble fireplace mantel
It is essential to clean marble surfaces regularly. You can purchase some particular products for cleaning marble. It does not take much more work than that.
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