When it comes to home renovations number one place to update, is the kitchen. The best part about updating a kitchen is to update the worktops. By changing the kitchen worktops into smooth clean lined surfaces using marble is one of the great and most economical ways to add that special touch of luxury to any kitchen.
Marble is of course a natural substance. If you are into going green, why not start off with your kitchen. There are many great places throughout London where marble can be found.
There are a lot of great benefits to having marble worktops in your kitchen. First off when you are cooking and need to remove a hot pot from the stove, there is no need for a trivet to be placed on the counter top, you can simply slide the pot right onto the counter with out any problems. With standard Formica counters this could easily damage the worktop causing the surface to bubble, crack or even melt due to the plastic content that is typically used in the surface material.
Other great benefits to having marble worktops in your kitchen, they are helpful during baking, not only does is provide a great surface for rolling out dough for breads and cookies, but it is also a great surface for cooling the baked goods when they are removed from the oven. This of course helps to reduce some of the cookware that you will need to have.
Marble comes in an array of great colours and shades. You will be totally amazed at what colours you can locate when you Google: marble worktops. That is right, it is not time to paint the town red, its time to get the marble work benches and show the whole town how great it can be to have a durable product in the kitchens of the town.
It is a good idea to shop around and make sure you get the best deal possible, so be sure when you shop for marble counter tops that you keep a list of the different shops and what they have to offer. Some shops even have samples that you can take home to see what looks best. Some shops might charge for the marble work surfaces samples. It is usually a small amount that is charged for the samples. Some companies will actually just loan you the samples and ask that you return them when you are finished so that they may pass them along to other potential clients.
The instillation of marble worktops actually takes less time than that of normal worktops. Measurements are taken of the cabinet surface, and then the marble is cut to fit the cabinets. Finally, the worktops are put into place, touch ups completed and yahoo! You have a great new looking kitchen.