Marble vs Granite: Which Makes the Better Countertop?

Marble vs Granite: Which Makes the Better Countertop?

Marble and granite are two of the most popular materials for home countertops today. Both are luxurious, durable, and gorgeous. But which one will work best in your home? The answer depends on a number of different factors including your kitchen design, how you plan to use your countertop, and your budget. Both Offer Natural Beauty Both marble and granite are naturally produced stones that can be cut and polished to make outstanding kitchen countertops. Granite offers flecks of color an...

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Marble Repair Often a More Affordable Option

Marble Repair Often a More Affordable Option

When building owners discover that their marble flooring or other surfaces have reached the end of their usable life, they have a big decision to make. Should they rip it out and replace it with new marble or another luxury building material? Or should they invest in restoring and repairing their marble surfaces to its original splendor? This type of "repair or replace" decision is something general contractors and building managers make all the time. With marble, however, there are other fac...

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Marble Restoration One Step at a Time

Marble Restoration One Step at a Time

Over the years, Love Marble has restored a lot of different marble surfaces including lobbies, countertops, walls, bathrooms, tabletops, vanities, foyers, staircases, and even fireplaces. While every marble restoration job is a little bit different, most follow the same basic five steps. Lippage Removal The first step is to remove any ledges or roughness, flattening the stone to create an even surface. This involves grinding and leveling the surface to set the stage for what's to come. ...

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Clean and Seal Your Marble Countertops

Clean and Seal Your Marble Countertops

Now more than ever, cleaning and sealing your marble countertops, floors, and other surfaces is critical to your health. As the coronavirus crisis continues to play out, Love Marble and other marble companies are getting panicked phone calls and emails from clients wondering if their marble, granite, and other surfaces are safe. And the answer is always the same: They are only as safe as you make them. But you may be able to make them even safer by giving your marble and other stone surfac...

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Marble Countertops and Coronavirus

Marble Countertops and Coronavirus

As the world reacts to the coronavirus crisis, homeowners with countertops made of marble, granite, and other types of stone are dealing with a very practical question: Can the coronavirus survive on stone surfaces? And if so, for how long? Homeowners and business owners with stone countertops also want to know how they can effectively kill the virus without damaging their decorative (and costly) surfaces. Recently, there was a scientific study that addressed these very questions. It was publ...

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Marble Surfaces and COVID-19

Marble Surfaces and COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds throughout the US and worldwide, many homeowners have inquired if there is anything special they need to do to keep their marble surfaces safe to prevent the virus from spreading in their homes. This highly contagious virus essentially works the same way as other cold and flu germs. It is spread when somebody infected with the virus sneezes or coughs. The particulates from the infected person's lungs and nasal passages are released into the air and onto any surf...

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We Also Install Marble

We Also Install Marble

Love Marble is one of the New York region's most reliable and trusted providers or marble repair, maintenance, and service. But did you know that we also install new marble as well? It's true. At Love Marble, we have installed marble flooring, wall coverings, countertops, and decorative features at some of the area's most prestigious homes, businesses, and public spaces. Clients throughout the New York and New Jersey area rely on the marble experts at Love Marble for all of their marble ...

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Let Us Be Your ‘Marble Guy’

Let Us Be Your ‘Marble Guy’

If you have marble flooring, wall coverings, countertops, or decorative elements in your home or business, sooner or later you are going to need a "marble guy". That's the person you call when your marble becomes stained or chipped, worn or cracked, or when it simply needs to be cleaned. Marble is one of the most luxurious building materials, but it also is one of the most temperamental. Most people lack the skills or the experience to maintain, repair, or even clean their marble on...

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The Magic of Marble

The Magic of Marble

If you have marble flooring, wall coverings, countertops, or decorative features, your building already is unique. Marble is luxurious, timeless, and stunning. It can make any space look extravagant. So when your marble becomes damaged, cracked, stained, or chipped, the last thing you should think about is replacing it. Instead, restore marble to its original, magical condition with the help of Love Marble, one of the New York region's fastest-growing providers of comprehensive marble re...

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Marble Adds Instant Value

Marble Adds Instant Value

A couple was in desperate need of a kitchen upgrade. But their home budget didn't allow for a fully rehab project. New cabinets, appliances, flooring, and fixtures were simply too pricey. So instead they chose to make one small change that instantly made their kitchen more beautiful, more useful, and more valuable. They invested in a marble countertop. Instant Utility It was a smart choice. Marble countertops not only dramatically improve the look of your kitchen, they also improv...

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