I think I’d love a marble fireplace – how can I best look after it?

Marble Fireplace Restoration and Cleaning in London

Marble has been used for thousands of years, including of course, by Romans and Greeks in some of their most famous monuments and works of art. And not only is it a truly beautiful material, but it’s also heat-resistant, meaning a fireplace has long been one of the most obvious places to use this substance […]

Why your quartz countertop needs some professional TLC?

White Quartz Countertop

If you’re upgrading your kitchen, the material you choose for your countertop is an important (and often time-consuming) decision. With so many products around, it can seem challenging to find something that suits your lifestyle, and the available space. The chosen material also needs to be durable and low-maintenance while giving your kitchen the perfect […]

How your driveway could benefit from pressure washing?

Driveway Cleaning and Restoration

It’s hardly surprising that patios and paved driveways are so popular across the UK. After all, they’re cost-effective, smart-looking and low-maintenance options for covering an outside area. But low-maintenance, unfortunately, doesn’t mean no maintenance at all. Grime, oil, lichen stubborn leaves and the like can all seriously mar your paved area’s appearance. So a paved […]

Is your marble polished or honed?

Honed and Polished Marble

Master craftsmen have used marble, a kind of white limestone, for centuries in historical works from the Taj Mahal to Michelangelo’s David and Moses sculptures. Today, it remains a popular and prestigious material. Elegant and naturally beautiful, the depth of its patterning and unique markings make marble a luxurious choice in modern homes and businesses. […]

How terrific terrazzo could enhance your home!

Terrazzo Cleaning and Restoration

Some people call terrazzo Venetian mosaic, thanks to its appearance. This flooring consists of granite and marble chips, which are set in strong concrete or resin. A terrazzo floor is highly durable and offers a unique look. It’s also flexible, with an end result to suit your needs and tastes, and it’s invariably beautifully elegant. […]

When are the two significant annual cleaning events in UK households?


Over a great number of years, right up through the 1950’s and into the 1960’s, there have been two significant annual events in UK households. These events don’t have specific dates but they did invoke some quite emotional feelings. The first event has the name of ‘Spring Cleaning’. I don’t ever recall the second event […]