Terrazzo is a building material that has the cross-section of polished rock chips decorating its appearance. It consists of marble, quartz, granite, glass or other suitable chips, sprinkled or unsprinkled. We are used to see this material mostly on floors and walls and often outdoors as it’s very durable. But today this cool material is also incorporated into kitchen and bathroom decor – for countertops, walls, floors and much more, and into other rooms with terrazzo furniture, lights and other items. Let’s consider pros and cons of using terrazzo in your kitchen to find out if you need it or not.
Pros Of Terrazzo Countertops
The modern terrazzo is highly resistant to heat. This makes it suitable for kitchen countertops and backsplashes that are near the stove, oven and other heat sources. If you’re working without a heat pad, it’s not a problem. You can safely leave a hot object onto your terrazzo countertop without worries. Your surface integrity is protected from scorching and darkening.
If you are looking for a long-lasting and very durable product, terrazzo has high hardness, so it’s a great idea for high traffic areas and functional surfaces. Its resistance towards high heat, UV rays and natural elements…