White Carrara marble worktops by MKW Surfaces for a property located in Wandsworth, London.
White Carrara Marble Worktops chosen by the homeowners in the area of Wandsworth London. In the first place, this stone is a classic that has been widely used throughout history. White Carrara marble was used in both construction and decoration of palaces, temples and other structures in history. This was one of the main reasons behind the choice of marble by the homeowners.
In addition, the popular Italian stone is a preferred choice by architects, designers and property developers. Not only that the product looks great but it also provides the users with a sturdy surface. In addition, the users can cook and prepared foods with ease on its naturally hygienic surfaces. Despite the popular belief that marble can stain easily, White Carrara is one type of marble that does not stain too easily. If you take a little bit of care and wipe off spillages as these occur, you should never have issues of staining on its surfaces. Similarly, it was recommended to use a trivet to chip and cut items which will ensure scratch free marble for many years to come.
Comparatively, White Carrara marble worktops are much superior than wood or laminate for kitchen decoration. In contrast with the former, natural marble won’t ever get rotten nor need to be replaced. Additionally, all required to clean white Carrara marble worktops is soapy water and a cloth. Also, the homeowners were provided with branded cleaning products for the natural stone. They can easily find stone cleaners and sealers online. And when it comes to application, the instructions are simple and straightforward.
Because White Carrara Marble is so popular; you can choose it in several finishes, thicknesses and sizes. You can choose from slabs covering from three to five or even six square meters. In turn, this is one of the reasons as to why the choice of worktops on this property in London. The owners needed a marble slab of over 3 meters in length to be able to have the sink and hob run without joints. White Carrara is one of the few marble stones which can be sourced in blocks with these lengths .
In a similar way, the white marble was the perfect choice for this kitchen contrasting beautifully with the grey cabinets. The furniture layout is in Galley shape with small handle doors. White Carrara marble is available in polished, satin and honed finishes. And the users chose a polished finish, as it helps brining light into this typically grey room. Coupled with the random patterns of grey veins, the kitchen is a mix of new-and-old which everybody likes.
Of course, on many occasions your kitchen may not look complete until matching stone is applied on the walls. In the light off having chosen a 30mm thick marble for the worktops and kitchen island, the owners chose thinner upstands. The pieces were milled down from 30mm to 20mm in thickness and cut at a height of 60mm. In turn, it ensured the classic feel of the kitchen blends with the rest of the interior, whilst having a modern touch with the slim upstands with matched the material of the tops.
The classic Italian Carrara marble remains a favourite amongst designs of all types. It is strong, resistant and hygienic. It is also one of the reasons as to why it is seen on top restaurants and hotels. Additionally, you will see Carrara marble worktops in many high-end bakeries too. Chefs love the fact that they can have nature into their industrial kitchens without having to worry much about maintenance of the stone. Correspondingly, White Carrara honed marble worktops are very much in vogue too. It tends to be more favoured in designs with classic and traditional style.
|Suitable for||Exterior, Interior|
|Location of installation||London, Wandsworth|
|Country of Origin||Italy|