Besides its natural aesthetic look there is a huge value raising because of its characteristics like longevity, permanence, ease of maintenance and stability. Thus in 21st century natural stones became much more available and affordable. Over the time passed, stone quarrying got advanced and technology got improved. We are able to operate faster due to automation. Being able to do fine cuts decreases the wastage, secures the consistency and optimizes productivity. In some cases, natural stone become even more affordable than man made stone like; ceramic, porcelain etc.
A properties’ value is based on its location, size and condition as well as the materials in it and buyers have more knowledge than ever nowadays. They do not invest their hard-earned money to a place and forget about it. They expect an increase in value. Details like natural stone makes the difference when it comes to boosting of the future selling price of their home. For example; many real estate professionals indicate that adding stone countertops to a home can result in a 200% R.O.I. when the house is sold.
Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters. Value of natural stone is not just in its longevity. Besides a marble installed at your backyard sitting there for hundreds of years, it will become more unique each and every day since it is natural source that is going to extinct one day. Long story short it is being accessible today doesn’t means it will be forever. It will be an investment that you will be thanking to yourself.