Are you thinking about upgrading your bathroom? Going marble might be just the way to go. The classic timeless look is one of its many advantages.
Nowadays most customers are opting for the modern, porcelain more of a straight look design on their bathrooms and kitchen backsplashes but I for one am always in awe of a Marble Bathroom stunning look after it's done. The project in the picture was concluded last Christmas and my customer was kind enough to send me pictures after the tub and fixtures were installed and am I amazed by it.
It's very important to keep all the tiles clean and dry as much as possible during installation. That might prove to be a difficult job because most of the tile cuts are done with a wet saw which, by definition will get the tiles wet, but once it's done it's important to dry them all with a rag or towel during installation, that will guarantee a strong bond and avoid stains.
On a side note it's important to remember that marble is a natural type of stone which is the cause of its tone and shade variations but it is also one of its charms and reason for uniqueness of character.
Another important thing is to properly apply good sealer after installation. Check with manufacturer if it should be done before and/or after grout, some marble require sealant before grouting.
Corners should be kept clean as much as possible to avoid build up of minerals as it's gets used over the years.
One of the big positives of having a marble tile bathroom done in my opinion is that most of the times it ages well. Marble tends to take a lot longer to look dated, specially if you go with a more neutral look and color.
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