ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Marble and Its uses in Construction

Updated on July 15, 2010
Marble tiles
Marble tiles

Marble is a term derived from marmaros meaning shining stone. Marble and limestone are calcium carbonate. Marble is more dense and harder than limestone. Marble is normally white but accessory minerals produce a variety of colors. Based on the properties of marble such as purity, texture, color and pattern it is used for statuary, ornamental and architectural purposes. An interesting info about marble is that dolomite rich marble may be a good source for magnesium and can be used for manufacturing refracting materials. There are many usages for marble tiles India.

Marbles are naturally occurring material that can be used for home construction. There are granite suppliers India who provide these natural stones in competitive prices. Marble can be used for construction of different parts of home. Some of genuine advantages with usage of marble for construction are:

  • Marble provides spectacular look and feel
  • Marble can be cleaned easily
  • Marble can be used for nice interior decoration

The properties of marble that make it unique and useful are:

Permanence:

The major advantage with all natural marble products, granite, and limestone products is their permanence and durability. When you construct your house with marble and other natural stones you can be assured about the longevity of the construction.

Resistance to heat:

Most natural stones exhibit high level of heat resistance. Marbles and granites are proven to be the most heat resistant material available on earth. When marble is used for construction it ensures that there is uniformity of temperature level in your house. In summer houses built with marble are cooler than those built without it. Also in winter marble built houses exhibit warmer temperature level. Thus marble proves to be a natural air conditioner for your house.

Resistance to fire:

Even though usage of marble shoots up the overall budget estimated for construction, use of marbles ensures less damage in case of fire incidents. Due to this property marble is considered as an ideal material for usage in fireplaces.

The above points clearly elucidate the reason behind excessive use of beige marble products in home flooring. There are also several other hidden benefits in usage of marbles. You can observe the use of marbles in ancient architecture. Many ancient monuments and palaces are built by utilizing various kinds of special marbles and natural stones. Since our ancestors were familiar with those hidden features of marbles, they have used it prominently in historic monuments. Taj Mahal, which is an excellent monument symbolizing true love, is built of white marble. This is an excellent monument and tourist spot, admired for its beauty. After many years of existence, even now it is sturdy and gorgeous.

Considering the above facts we are able to understand the specialties of marble and know the importance of using marble in construction. One of the prominent usages of marble tiles is marble flooring India. Marble granite tile ensure longevity and durability for the construction.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      samson teshome 

      4 years ago

      marble the best material in construction for decoration.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)