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Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials

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Pros: Marble is elegant, heat resistant, and comes in a range of colors.

Cons: Its high price, especially for more unusual types like Calacatta marble (known for its purer white and bolder veining compared to more common marble like Carrara), means that it isn’t an option for everyone. It is also quite high maintenance, requiring regular resealing.