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After wiping the marble surround with a dry microfiber cloth, dip the cloth in warm distilled water. Wipe the damp cloth on an inconspicuous area of the marble surround to ensure the distilled water doesn’t have any minerals that can damage the marble.If the soot does not come off with the distilled water, try using a cleaner specifically designed for cleaning marble.
Marble. The quintessential modern living room would not be complete without a dramatic all-white Carrara marble fireplace.Design tip: Should you desire a touch more flair, the mill can book match your stone — that is, put all the veins of the marble to form a design.
Calacatta: A slab with dramatic gray veining makes a stunning fireplace surround. Calacatta is rarer than Carrara and is considered a luxury stone.
A marble wall keeps the space feeling cool enough to carry out the thought of an indoor fire. Crank the a/c if anybody questions you once it's lit, as many people don't put "fireplace" and "90-degree weather" in the same sentence.
We automatically associate marble with kitchen or bathrooms, but why not your fireplace cladding for a dramatic effect, too? More: Cararra vs. Calacatta Marble: What's the Difference? Browse: Photos of marble in home design Products featuring marble for the home