Why the thickness of your kitchen countertop matters

Kitchen Countertop Thickness

Not everyone who buys a new kitchen worktop in a natural stone such as marble, granite or quartz fully appreciates the importance of getting the thickness of the countertop right. What are my options? Essentially, if you’re going for quartz countertops, there are three choices of thickness, 1cm, 2cm and 3cm. (However, usually 1cm is […]

Is there a difference between power and pressure washing?

Pressure Washing or Powder Washing

Power and pressure washing are terms that are regularly used interchangeably, even by industry specialists. So the question of whether there are any big differences between the two can seem bewildering. And, indeed, the functions of both are basically the same – to remove dirt and similar debris from hard surfaces using pressurised water. Equally, […]

Things to know before you buy a pressure washer

Pressure Washing and Steam Jet Washing in London

For most outdoor cleaning jobs, pressure washers are the best tools. They’re a lot more effective than a standard garden hose for shifting stubborn grime and dirt, plus moss, mould and algae. Pressure washing enhances what estate agents call the ‘kerb appeal’ of your home. This could make a big difference if you’re about to […]

How to clean a marble floor

Marble Restoration Repair and Cleaning in London

If you’re lucky enough to have a marble floor in your home or business, you’ll know how stunning this natural stone can look. But while marble is durable and great to look at it, it’s also prone to stains. To keep your marble floor looking its best, learn how to look after them. Here are […]

What to look for when buying quartz kitchen countertops

Quartz Countertop Restoration and Repair in London

As a material, quartz is tough and long-lasting – it’s also non-porous and highly resistant to stains and scratches. What’s more, unlike other natural stone products, your surface won’t need to be sealed or resealed. In fact, you’ll find quartz generally very low-maintenance. So quartz restoration is hardly ever required. Therefore it’s perhaps not surprising […]

Why you may want to be wary of a leathered finish on granite kitchen countertops

Granite Restoration London

Granite is an ideal material for kitchen countertops, and incredibly hard-wearing. It resists scratching and damage from knives. And as well as being an environmentally-friendly material, it also keeps off bacteria and dirt. So if you’re lucky enough to have kitchen worktops in this natural stone, you could be on to a winner. And if […]

Should I seal my quartz worktop? (and a few more quartz care tips)

Quartz Worktop Restoration in London

As quartz repair specialists, we’re often asked about the best way of looking after countertops in this elegant yet functional material in between the big quartz worktop repair and maintenance jobs. One thing we’re often asked is whether quartz worktops should be sealed. The short answer is that, since quartz worktops are non-porous, they absorb […]

How to stop steam pressure washing from damaging your driveway?

Driveway Pressure Washing in London

Pressure washing your driveway removes grime and stains, including stubborn or oily ones, and protects the integrity of your drive while enhancing overall outdoor appearance. Indeed, few methods are as efficient as steam jet washing. However, if it’s not done properly, there can be pitfalls: Pressure washing too often If you pressure wash your driveway […]

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 […]