Category Archives: Countertop

Top tips for spring cleaning your marble

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The weather may have been variable to say the least, but it does seem that spring is at long last with us. And along with (hopefully) blue skies, flowers and Easter eggs, it is, of course, traditionally a season for deep cleaning. Declutter, dust parts of the house you didn’t know gathered dirt, and clean […]

Quartz countertops – common potential problems

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Quartz makes a timeless, effortlessly elegant addition to just about any location. But, like all natural stone, it doesn’t come cheap. So it pays to be aware of any potential problems well in advance. And even with the best will in the world, things can, of course, still go wrong from time to time. Here […]

Granite worktops and hot pans problems

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At RSC, we’re often asked about hot pots and pans and granite surfaces, so here we thought we’d look into this issue and the potential associated risks in a little more detail. The risks explained Wondering whether you can place a hot pan directly on a granite countertop from the hob? Essentially, you should understand […]

Why pH levels matter when it comes to limestone cleaning

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The internet is awash with ‘cleaning hacks’ and tips recommending bicarb of soda, water and lemon, soda crystals or vinegar. And homemade cleaning products have a strong appeal. How pH levels affect limestone However, limestone is, of course, a natural stone. As such, it is particularly sensitive to highly acid and alkaline liquids. Lemon and […]

What are the pros and cons of bathroom granite countertops?

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Modern bathroom vanity units and countertops come in a huge range of different colours, sizes and materials. That’s especially true when you consider the latest fabrication and cutting techniques. But if you’re wondering about the latter, granite remains a popular choice. And it’s not hard to see why. So if you thought granite was only […]

Small kitchen? Here’s how you can make it look bigger

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If your kitchen is on the small side, you’re certainly not alone. But the good news is that there are things you can do to create a sense of space without changing your square footage, or ordering an expensive renovation. Here are our key tips: Bring the outdoors inside If you fit double French doors, […]

How long will my granite countertops last?

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If you’re considering granite for your kitchen worktops, we can’t say we blame you! This natural stone has a rich beauty all its own, and a timeless appeal. In total, there are some 20 shades of this substance around, so there will be one that fits in perfectly with the flooring, walls and cabinetry in […]

The popular kitchen trend that may not be all-white after all

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On the hunt for kitchen colour inspiration? While you may be tempted by a classic all-white look, be aware that some designers are starting to say that this is no longer the shade of the moment to go for – even though its popularity has endured for decades. Don’t ditch it completely However, that doesn’t […]

How to shift soap scum from the limestone in your bathroom

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Lucky enough to have limestone tiles, countertops or flooring in your bathroom? There are a number of benefits to using this natural stone in this area of your home. It resists bacteria and mould, looks amazing and feels nice and soft underfoot. And, after all, it was good enough for the Pyramids of Giza. So […]

Caring for your marble countertops this Christmas

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It’s hardly controversial to state that kitchens can take quite a battering over the Christmas period, especially if you’re a busy household or are planning big gatherings this year. Even if you’re not, it’s still likely to be the busiest room in the house over the festive season. And while having everyone you care about […]