Marble countertops – which shade is best?

Different Shades of Marble for Countertop

Buying a new marble countertop, whether it’s for your kitchen or bathroom, means you can look forward to enjoying a resilient, elegant natural stone surface. But it also involves making a few decisions. And it’s important to get these right – after all, you don’t install marble kitchen worktops or bathroom vanity units every week. […]

How to prevent your kitchen countertops from becoming water damaged?

Marble Countertop Water Damage London

If you’ve bought a natural stone kitchen countertop, it’s a significant investment. Indeed, the purchase could be one of the most expensive elements of a home or kitchen revamp, if not the most expensive. So it genuinely pays to keep yours in good shape. Maintenance needs will vary depending on the type of countertop you […]

The main do’s and don’ts of quartz countertop cleaning revealed

Quartz Countertop Cleaning and Restoration in London

Quartz countertops are increasingly popular in Britain’s kitchens. The make a stylish yet practical addition to any home. But, as with any natural stone, a little regular TLC will keep these worktops looking their best. We’re here to help! Here are our tips for how you should – and shouldn’t – look after your quartz […]

How often should your driveway be pressure-washed?

Driveway Pressure Washing in London

You have to clean the inside of your home, and the outside area, including your driveway, is just the same. It needs regular sprucing up to stay looking its best. Built-up dirt can find its way into the cracks in your driveway, and can even cause structural harm. It’s also healthier generally for your family […]

Your dark materials: consider kitchen countertops in heavier hues

Countertop Restoration in London

Considering updating your kitchen? Add a strong dash of modern design with a kitchen countertop in a darker colour than one you have used before. This use of heavier hues is a popular trend. But it also adds some classical elegance to your home. These colours combine informality with an ideal background for modern  high-tech […]

Using vinegar in cleaning – and when you shouldn’t

Cleaning Natural Stone with Vinegar

You may not realise just how useful vinegar can be when it comes to cleaning up at home. Don’t confuse this completely natural product with the stuff you use in cooking or sprinkle on your salad – cleaning vinegar is different. For a start, it’s 6% acid, making it far stronger than regular white vinegar. […]

Tips for removing oil stains from your driveway

Driveway Oil Removal in London

Summer is approaching rapidly, and it’s the best time of year to tackle all those outdoor jobs you’ve been putting off until now, including sprucing up your outside areas like patios and driveways. Your driveway plays a key role in what estate agents call ‘kerb appeal’, or the attractiveness of a property when seen from […]

Kitchen styles for the end of 2019 – how on-trend is yours?

Kitchen Countertop Repair in London

In many ways, we admit we perhaps shouldn’t be writing this article at all. After all, should fashion really be the key consideration when it comes to designing your kitchen? Above all, your kitchen has to be your home’s hub and heart, where everything from entertaining to homework, cake baking and family meetings takes place. […]

Top tips for cleaning a real stone floor

Travertine Floor

If you’re lucky enough to have a natural stone floor, it will almost certainly need cleaning over time as grouting discolours and tiles lose their sparkle. However, basic upkeep is pretty easy. What we explain here really applies best to travertine, but you can adapt the techniques for any kind of natural stone floor. Preparation […]

What people really think about their kitchen countertops!

Countertop Restoration in London

If you’re redoing your kitchen and looking for its countertops, it’s worth asking around to see what others think. One real estate website did just that, seeking the honest views of homeowners and what they had in their own kitchens. The results were revealing, with some even bandying around the attention-grabbing acronym ABG – Anything […]