Carrara C Extra 1st Marble
Carrara C Extra 1st marble is a premium quality Italian marble with a white background and subtle grey veining. The marble is quarried from Carrara city in the Tuscany region of Italy, giving it its name. Read More
Carrara C Extra 1st marble is a premium quality Italian marble with a white background and subtle grey veining. The marble is quarried from Carrara city in the Tuscany region of Italy, giving it its name.
The quality of the marble is judged based on the background’s whiteness and the beautiful and clearly defined veins pattern on the purest white backdrop. In addition, it is durable and easy to maintain, making it an excellent choice of natural stone.
This Italian marble is a cost-effective investment to refurbish any space, interior or exterior. It offers splendid benefits that considerably enrich architectural designs with its brightness. The stone has a wide range of applications such as interior coverings, splashbacks, fireplace surrounds, bathroom panelling, kitchen worktops etc.
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Retrieve the Italian tradition of white marble for kitchens, pantry rooms, utility areas and more. Moreover, this type of Carrara marble offers upgraded patterns to achieve design excellence provided by smooth and pristine marble, enabling you to cook, socialize, and play within the same space, exceeding demanding quality, cost, and perfect budget requirements.
Scale Your Home With Improved Grey Veins In Carrara C Extra 1st Marble
Design large areas such as kitchen islands, entire wall panels, fireplace surround and more with high-end natural surfaces. Carrara C Extra marble’s 1st quality and additional assurance ensure high-quality worktops for the most safety-critical rooms.
Easiest Way to Create Designer Kitchens for Homeowners
Whether you live in London, Kent, Surrey, Essex or Buckinghamshire, our Carrara marble worktops provide a simple way to maximize your space and minimize costs when you combine them with other objects and materials, such as wood, metal, and concrete. They provide a refined canvas for any design regardless of its style and offer durability, resistance and outstanding performance in demanding applications.
Natural marble is a fantastic option for kitchen worktops, upstands, or walls in homes and businesses. It has remained the king of worktops for centuries thanks to the mix of eternal beauty, high performance and affordability it offers.
- Natural marble is UV suitable, making it a perfect outdoor worktop material.
- You can choose marble in various finishes: Polished, Leather, Honed, Bush-Hammered, Satinato, and more.
- Each slab of natural marble worktop is unique to you and your project. Nature does not create two identical marble slabs.
- Marble can withstand exceptionally high heat (up to 300 degrees Celsius) and offers excellent scratch and stain resistance performance.
- When you embark on a kitchen or bathroom renovation, you will most likely consider how the material would improve the appearance and functionality of your house. However, with marble, you can also consider how it can boost the property's value. Your home is a significant investment, and adding marble worktops can help increase its value in the future.
Carrara C Extra 1st marble comprises raw minerals and is a 100% natural stone. Therefore, as with any natural product, its composition may differ slightly across blocks.
Carrara C extra 1st marble's technical features are the following (petrographical classification):
Water Absorption:0.09 %
Flexural Strength:15 - 22 MPa
Compressive Strength: 120.0 -130 MPa
As an organic material, marble's warranty comes from nature. And because marble is a natural product, it has inherent flaws and fractures that make it unique.
You can select from our Sensa, Naturamia, and Granith stone collections of branded natural materials if you prefer marble with a warranty. Our manufacturer's warranties for natural stone worktops range from 2 to 15 years.
Carrara C Extra 1st marble belongs to our Price Group 2 (two), representing a low to a medium price point.
The final price of a Carrara C Extra 1st marble worktop depends on the size of the countertops you require, the location, and the accessibility of the property for its installation, dictating the number of installers your project may require.
Carrara C Extra 1st marble is a sedimentary carbonate rock. It comprises calcite (CaCO3), or a mixture of dolomite (Ca, Mg) and calcite. Originally it was limestone which transformed into marble over time.
The limestone rocks become marble thanks to the natural processes affecting them over millennia. Moreover, the term 'marble' comes from the old Greek word "Marmaris," meaning "shiny stone", describing the metamorphosis from limestone to marble.
The endurance of a Carrara C Extra 1st marble worktop is one of its best characteristics.
It is a natural marble worktop lasting over 100 years after installation.
Avoid boiling pots on the countertop without a coaster to keep your Carrara C Extra 1st marble kitchen worktops in good condition. Despite their resistance to high heat, it is best to keep minimum care to ensure a longer lifespan.
Seal your marble worktops every 18 to 24 months, depending on how much use you give to the surfaces.
Yes. Carrara C Extra 1st marble is porous like any natural stone due to its surface's micro-permeable nature. When a stone is porous, it can absorb liquids through micropores and its interfacial texture.
You can seal Carrara C Extra 1st marble with an inexpensive stone sealant by spreading the transparent liquid over the surface and letting it rest for a minimum of 12 hours. Repeat this process every 18-24 months, depending on how much traffic your marble surface receives.
Yes. If the chip or scratch in your marble worktop is over 5 mm deep, this part of the worktop becomes more susceptible to discolouration. You can repair chips on marble worktops by applying colour-matched stone resin, restoring the non-porosity in this area. A professional worktop installer may also buff the top layer of the stone to remove superficial scratches, restoring the original shine of the marble's surface.
Carrara C Extra 1st marble, also known as Carrara White Extra 1st C marble, is a natural stone from the Apuan Alps in the region of Carrara, Italy.
RETURNS AND SHIPPING POLICY RETURNS
Except for damaged surfaces, all sales are final. Please call 020 39760029 or email HELLO@WORKTOPLIBRARY.CO.UK for more information before mailing exchanges or purchasing return products installed in faulty or damaged condition.
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We process all orders within one business day. However, specific stones may have longer lead times due to high demand or special-order items from other countries.
DELIVERY & INSTALLATION COSTS
We compute delivery and installation costs at the time of purchase. Our team of professional stone fitters install all stone surfaces.
Installation and delivery charges vary depending on weight, site access, and delivery location from our workshop in West London, United Kingdom.
INSTALLATION & DELIVERY ADDRESSES
Stone worktop installation is available in London and up to 150 miles of surrounding areas. Don't hesitate to get in touch with our Worktop Library Service Team at (20) 39760029.