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 […]

The things you never knew about marble

Marble Repair and Restoration in London

As a material, marble is a timeless classic, lending any room it’s found in a feeling of true luxury. Here, we share 10 facts about this porous stone that may be news to you: It hails from the mountains Marble is found in mountainous areas of the US, Europe (especially Italy), Asia and South America. […]

The benefits of a travertine kitchen countertop

Travertine Countertop Cleaning and Restoration in London

If you’re revamping your kitchen this spring, one of the key decisions is likely to be what kind of kitchen countertop to have. One increasingly popular material you may not have considered is travertine. This is a kind of limestone deposited by natural springs. Like marble, it is a natural stone, and can lend your […]

Things you never knew you shouldn’t store on your kitchen countertop!

Countertop Restoration and Cleaning in London

Clearly you’re in your kitchen every day, and it’s easy to take your countertops somewhat for granted. So you may have stopped thinking about what you place on these surfaces. You may also stash things here when you’re not sure where else to put them. But there are ways of using the space effectively. What’s […]

Spring into action this April and May with a pressure wash of your driveway

Steam Pressure Washing and Jet Wash for Patio and Driveway in London

The clocks have leapt forward, the evenings are lighter for longer, and spring is (we hope) finally here. It’s a great time for cracking on with all those outside maintenance jobs you have probably been putting off all winter. But now that the weather is better, you can’t keep putting them off! Such tasks include […]

Avoid cold callers offering pressure washing services, Trading Standards advises

Pressure Washing and Jet Wash Services in London

A local trading standards team is urging people to be wary of cold callers offering patio cleaning services. Cumbria Trading Standards said it often receives complaints about doorstep callers operating in its area. But it’s advice worth heeding, wherever you live. That means being cautious when doorstep callers approach you offering to complete work on […]

 Clearing limescale from your granite countertop

Granite Cleaning and Restoration in London

Granite countertops tend to be tougher and more durable than those made from other materials. And because this stone is so hard, it stands up well to regular wear and tear, and resists scratches, at least up to a point! Then there is its natural beauty, and the way it adds an elegant touch of […]

Emerging trends for kitchen countertops in 2019

Countertop Cleaning London

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, held in Las Vegas in February, sets interiors trends internationally. This year looks set to be no exception. Dark colours, thin surfaces and wood-based patterns are all themes which have emerged from the event. Darker tones for countertops Several suppliers showcased darker engineered countertops at the show this year. […]

Don’t crack up! How to repair your concrete driveway

Driveway Cleaning London

Concrete, a mixture of sand, aggregate, water and cement, is a popular building material. It’s not only very durable, but it’s also low maintenance. But while you don’t need to do too much to care for your concrete driveway, this material can expand and crack. And it can be at the mercy of the elements. […]