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A round marble coffee table for your home

Updated on September 30, 2011
Round marble coffee table
Round marble coffee table

Choosing the perfect coffee table for your particular living situation is largely a personal journey, but it doesn't have to be a difficult one. Just decide which material best fits your personal style, and roll with it.

Coffee tables come in as many shapes, sizes, colors and materials as there are rooms in the house to put them in, so don't stress too much about the process. The one thing to remember is this; It's absolutely crucial to any home decor design that's worth a damn to have at least one coffee table in the house.

Round marble coffee tables

A Marble coffee table does not come without disadvantages, just like its counterparts which are made from other materials. However, the advantages are far greater than the minimal drawbacks, which mostly center around regular maintenance and constant care.

By and large, the benefits of purchasing such marble coffee tables, as opposed to glass or wood, lie on both its overall functionality and eye-catching beauty. Of course, the mentioned materials have similar capabilities, but nothing can really match the timeless appeal of marble and the durability of its being a metamorphic rock originally.

Unlike glass, marble is extremely safe to use, even with kids and pets around. Definitely, a table made of this stone will not break or shatter into small sharp pieces when accidentally pounded on hardly or turned over roughly. As with any substance as hard as marble, any type of horseplay can lead to serious injuries, so take care to train your bratty little kids not to roughhouse too much near tables of this magnitude.

Also, it will not be a feasible target for the damage-causing termites that can attack anytime, nor will it get easily destroyed when soaked in water. On one hand, marble is definitely a stunning piece of art wherever it is placed or used. Anything made of it can surely be the focal point due to its striking look.

And, if cared for properly, it can outlast other furniture pieces. Thus, anything composed of marble can be considered as a family heirloom which will be handed down from generation to generation.

Since natural marble is of different hues, a prospective buyer can choose the one that matches with the other furnishings in the house, the office, the restaurant, the hotel, among other places.

In the almost-impossible event wherein the marble hue desired does not exactly blend with the existing big things within an area, it is easy to add same-colored inexpensive curtains, rugs, throw pillows, and other accessories. Truly, a well-coordinated effect is quite pleasing to see, thus resulting to a cozy aura around any specific spot.

Regarding the few disadvantages of marble mentioned earlier, these can be minimized further or totally prevented with utmost care in maintaining its classic sophistication. Shortly after any spill on its surface, it must be wiped immediately with even just a damp cloth, then wiped off again with a dry one.

Coasters for glasses or tumblers should always be used, and nothing very hot or cold must be put on its exteriors. Moreover, extra care must be observed; it should not be scratched in any way. In case it has been scratched, etched, or stained, a professional can ‘resurface’ it. Whether simple or complicated, the maintenance is actually part of any tangible thing. Therefore, to enjoy a Marble coffee table for an entire lifetime, and beyond, it must be given the attention it deserves.

Choosing the right coffee table for your home is not unlike choosing any other home furnishing, in that it pretty much rests upon your personal preferences and the budget you have to work with. Keep those two things in mind, and you'll be well on your way to finding the right marble top coffee table for your home...

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