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What to Know about Marble Countertops

There are a number of different aspects to know about marble countertops including the two types of finishes as well as how to clean them. The two types of marble countertop finished include:

Honed Finishing: A honed finished countertop is created by sanding the surface so it has a soft finish. This type of finishing is less resistant to scratches however it is also more susceptible to staining.

Polished Finishing: A polished finished countertop will give your countertop a shiny look. This type of countertop will be less resistant to staining however it can be scratched much easier than a honed finished countertop.

One of the benefits of a marble countertop is how easy it is to clean. Warm water and dish soap is a good way to clean your marble countertops. For stains mixing baking soda and water can help you remove any nasty looking stains from your countertop!

With over 12, 000 different granite and marble slabs available in more than 600 colors, StoneTech has the largest inventory of granite and marble in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In business for more than 33 years, we use state of the art computer numeric control systems for precision cutting so the job is done right the first time around. Contact us if you want to learn more about our marble countertops!

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