Most marbles were formed when the calcium created from shells & bones combine with carbon dioxide from water. It is a form of Limestone and contains crystals of calcite or dolomite. It is then altered from its natural limestone state by being re-crystallized and hardened under heat and pressure. Marbles are typified by colored veins running through them making it visually appealing and very unique. It gives a charming, expensive feel to any kitchen and is highly prized across the world. Marble is often associated with lavishness because of its use in royal places like palaces and historical buildings around the world. It resists damage from heat which is a good thing in any kitchen and is also waterproof.
It is however prone to staining from foods like wine and also acid and citrus. In nature stones erode, and this can happen in your kitchen as well, from constant use, cutting, washing. It is however, a very durable surface and these damages can be prevented with the use of a sealer like Rejuvenate 16 Oz. Cabinet & Furniture Restorer which seals surfaces and protects from stains.
Marble countertops are almost maintenance free and are popular because of its durability, looks, shine and uniqueness. To clean, simply wipe with Countertops R-NEW!, an earth friendly cleaner, that makes your Marble countertops look shiny and new. Wipe, clean and Shine in one step with this product and use a gentle microfiber cloth. You can also get a complete marble restoration for aged marble surfaces with the very same product.