Why natural stone is the best option for your kitchen?

images/assets/temp/logo-large.png

Are you planning to renovate your kitchen into the kitchen of your dreams? You have probably started looking at all the cabinets, fixture and countertop options. However, you don’t really know where to start. Which type of countertops are worth your time and money?  Investing in all natural stone for your kitchen is the durable, eco-friendly and money saving option.

At Firenze International, we offer high-quality natural stones that are imported from Italy, Brazil and India. We have over 100 years of experience with natural stone that will help you find the perfect stone that fits your budget and the style of your kitchen or any room in your house.

What is natural stone?

Natural stones are created over centuries in the earth. These stones were created by all the gases that the earth had in its atmosphere. As these gases cooled down they started to solidify and get compressed into the stones we see today.  

They can be found all around the earth. All natural stone is unique because it varies in color and texture. There a variety of different kinds of natural stones like granite, marble and quartzite. Some are much more durable than others while others require less maintenance.

Adding natural stones to the interior of you home has many benefits. Not just style and aesthetic wise. These stones can ease your cleaning routines and making everyday cooking for you family a breeze. Natural stones are the durable, eco-friendly, low maintenance and investment your kitchen will need.

Durable

Natural stone is one of the most durable materials you can add to your home’s kitchen. You will never have to worry about damaging your countertops. Natural stones like granite and marble are durable materials.  These stones are resistant against chipping and cracking that might occur to kitchen countertops. Natural stones can stand the heat of the kitchen. You will never have to worry about placing hot things items on your countertops and them cracking.

It is eco-friendly

Natural stone is as green as it gets. It is naturally formed and found in nature meaning that there is no harmful process of making the stone. There are no toxic chemicals or fumes eliminated into the environment. Choosing a natural choice can help reduce greenhouse gases. Plus these stones are 100 percent recyclable!

Low maintenance

Installing natural stone in your countertops is a beautiful but easy to maintain option. You don't want to spend all day cleaning your kitchen. Natural stone countertops are easy to clean and keep looking like new. You don't have to do much other than wiping with a clean towel and appropriate natural stone cleaners. Keep in mind that it's recommended to have your natural stone surfaces clean with ammonia-free cleaners.

Worth the investment

If you are investing in all natural stone countertops or tiles for your floors you know that they are worth the investment. Natural stone will bring major value to your home. Any kind of natural stone that is add to your home will be a major selling point. Every homeowner has granite countertops on top of their home’s checklist. If you are thinking about putting your home on the market this just might help you sell it faster and for what it’s worth.

If you are looking to renovate your home and you don’t know what kind of material you want to use in your kitchen you will want to consider natural stone. All Natural stone is the best option for kitchens because they provide you with durability, investment and eco-friendly! Contact us for your natural stone needs


__________________________________

At Firenze International, we offer a wide selection of beautiful and durable natural stone! We also have an experienced board of advisers with over 100 years of experience in the natural stone industry. If you have clients in search of natural stone or looking to start a kitchen or home renovation project this summer, contact us and we would love to help you and your clients find the natural stone countertops, backsplashes, and hardscaping of their dreams!

Back

Related articles

Kitchen countertop trends

Picking out the right countertop for your home is just as important as finding the perfect wedding dress for your special day. It can make or break the aesthetic of your home. Especially if you are planning on putting your home up for sale in the future. You want something that will help sell your home and still keep it modern and stylish. With the ever-changing kitchen trends heating up it can be challenging to keep up with all the trends. One thing for sure is that stone material in kitchens are always a win!  Here are some of the hottest trends that left their mark on 2018 kitchen countertop trends.  

READ MORE

Natural stone vs. concrete

Finding the perfect type of countertop stone for your kitchen can be a struggle. You have a variety of options ranging from what’s trending to the most economical option. You might be stuck between two popular options: natural stone and concrete. We thought we could give you an insight into what each option can give you. And which stone source will provide you with the most bang for your money.

READ MORE

How Natural Stone Is Formed

Natural stone has become one of the most popular materials to use in homes, commercial spaces, and outdoors. Have you ever stopped to wonder the origin of these beautiful stones? Natural stone was actually created thousands of years ago when our planet was full of mineral gasses. These gasses hardened and solidified to form everything we see on the Earth today. Stone made its debut during this time.

READ MORE