Though it’s beautiful, marble isn’t hugely practical. Stains and scratches must be avoided, and any damage is near-impossible to fix. Luckily, there are lots of convincing alternatives that provide all that luxe loveliness with far less stress.
How can I achieve a quick refresh?
If your worktops are sound, you can cover them in a marble-look self-adhesive vinyl in minutes. Supplied on rolls and heat resistant to 75°C, it takes patience to apply (check YouTube tutorials), but is effective. Fold the film under the front edge of your worktop for a neat finish, invest in a sharp scalpel and use sealant around the sink.
Laminate for the win?
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