Marble in your Markham Home
Are you a fan of Monet or perhaps the more
earthy tones of Raphael? There's something to be said about comparing the
artistic beauty of Italian marble and natural stone products with famous
artists and masterpieces from around the globe.
Whether you're choosing mosaic tile for
your bathroom, or exotic granite countertops for your kitchen, let your
inspiration come from the things you love! Even unattainable works of art
housed in the world's most illustrious museums and in spectacular venues can be
reflected in your Markham home.
From the ancient Greek sculptural splendor
of Venus de Milo to your counter and
vanity tops, backsplash, and flooring, Italian marble
has long been sought out
for its highly polishable surface and durability. As the crystallized form of
limestone, marble features feather-like veins of mineral composition and swirls
with overall colours ranging from classic white Carrara to rich Sicilian
Added Bonus: Italian marble is perfect for
your bathroom tub surround or for that gorgeous French pastry slab you've
always wanted in your kitchen!
An indispensible architectural material for
thousands of years, limestone offers endurance tracing as far back as the
magnificent Great Pyramid of Giza.
The neutral colour array of limestone makes it an attractive choice for
flooring in your entranceway or kitchen, as well as for surfaces in your
Added Bonus: Textured limestone contains a
visual display of hundreds if not thousands of marine animal fossils!
and Exotic Granite
As one of the most durable of natural
stones, traditional granite has been used to create everything from the ancient
Brihadeeswarar Temple in India to the
majestic carved presidents of Mount
Rushmore. The signature sparkle in traditional granite comes from a
combination of minerals including mica and quartz that won't fade with time.
With colours ranging from a cosmic-like Earth Glitter to a sparkling deep Black
Galaxy, traditional granite may be used for countertops, fireplace surrounds,
bathroom vanity and backsplashes.
Added Bonus: Leftover granite has the
possibility of being made into a cutting board, cheese tray, small kitchen
shelf, or even a DIY table!
With the same characteristics of
traditional granite, exotic granite is representative of the more eye-catching
colours found in natural stone
Lose yourself in the intense aromatic spices found in Golden Shadow, deep ocean
waters of Blue Baha, and the marbled desert sands of Oasis.
Offering another selection of vivid colour
choices, quartzite is derived from a combination of hardened quartz and
sandstone. View the Water Lilies of
Claude Monet in Fusion, the eye-catching spotted patterns of Palomino and Blue
Turtle, and the contrasting simplicity found in Van Gogh. Quartzite is a resilient
natural stone with traits mimicking the look of marble, making it ideal for
bathroom and kitchen countertops
flooring, walls, and fireplace surrounds.
Added Bonus: Quartzite is harder than
marble making it a wonderful investment choice for your home!
Some say ‘it's all in the details' – mosaic
tiles can provide a focal point or finishing touches anywhere in your home,
such as with the exceptional adornments found in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Available in a variety of colours and
patterns, mosaic tiles are versatile for use as a backsplash in your kitchen,
flooring, or for a feature wall in your bathroom.
Bonus: Mosaic tiles can hide wall imperfections while adding texture and