Category Archives: Countertop

How to match cabinets to your kitchen countertops

Cabinets Countertop Matching

Are you lucky enough to have installed a quartz or granite countertop in your kitchen or bathroom recently.? Or perhaps just waiting for one to be finished? You’ll want your fittings and cabinets to complement your sparkling new worktop. After all, a good worktop is often a kitchen’s centrepiece. It acts as the foundation and sets […]

Interior design trends for the new decade revealed!

Interior Design Trends

If you’re looking to update your kitchen in the New Year and are in the mood to be style-conscious, experts have revealed their predictions for the top interior design trends of 2020. Out with the old… To kick off with some of the trends on their way out, these include pastel shades, oversized wall clocks, […]

The five don’ts of quartz countertop care

Quartz Countertop Restoration and Cleaning in London

If you’ve recently bought a quartz countertop for your bathroom or kitchen, congratulations! As a result, you’ll love the elegance this hardwearing stone can lend your home. In terms of looking after your worktops, and keeping them looking their best, so here are the five top things NOT to do: Don’t throw away the manufacturer’s […]

Time to clean your cleaners? The products that don’t work

Cleaner Tools for Marble Natural Stone and Countertop

When you want to clean a surface, you probably just grab a sponge and cleaning product and get to work. You may not think too much about it. But when consumer advocacy group Choice carried out some testing recently, they found that many surface-cleansing products are actually no more effective than water. Some are actively […]

Have a pre-Christmas kitchen countertop declutter!

Countertop Repair London

That time of year when every inch of kitchen space is likely to be at a premium is rapidly approaching. So it’s worth having a good old clear-out ahead of the festive season – especially if you’re playing host this year. And countertops are where a lot of the clutter can accumulate over time. Start […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]