Marble is formed from the recrystallization of limestone under intense pressure and high temperatures within the Earth. During this process, other minerals are introduced into the structure, which produce the beautiful colors and veining that characterize marble. Its color varies from white to black, being sometimes yellow, red and green, and frequently beautifully veined or clouded Marble used for countertops have either a polished or silk finish and provide a cool, sophisticated ambiance to any kitchen. Due to the natural characteristics of these stones, marble countertops require some special care and maintenance.

  • ·Beneficial Features – Natural marble is very hard, making it a versatile choice. However, you need to protect marble from scratches, water, spills and stains.
  • Marble Care- Clean marble with a clean, slightly damp cloth and then dry with a soft towel. Avoid bleach, acidic cleaners or any abrasive household cleaners with marble, as etching and dullness may occur. Clean up any water or spills on marble as quickly as possible and consider adding a sealant. Do not use marble in high traffic areas of the home where dirt, sand or other particles may grind into the marble, which can permanently damage or mark the stone. Never leave a chemical, citric or acidic item or substance on the marble. LEARN MORE

Creative Stone offers a large assortment of natural stone slabs to suit specific tastes or design applications, ranging from consistent grain structures and colors to multicolored stones with veins or movement resulting from the uneven distribution of minerals. We also work with all the local distributors to make sure you find the material that is just right for your project.