Category Archives: Countertop

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 […]

The main do’s and don’ts of quartz countertop cleaning revealed

Quartz Countertop Cleaning and Restoration in London

Quartz countertops are increasingly popular in Britain’s kitchens. The make a stylish yet practical addition to any home. But, as with any natural stone, a little regular TLC will keep these worktops looking their best. We’re here to help! Here are our tips for how you should – and shouldn’t – look after your quartz […]

Your dark materials: consider kitchen countertops in heavier hues

Countertop Restoration in London

Considering updating your kitchen? Add a strong dash of modern design with a kitchen countertop in a darker colour than one you have used before. This use of heavier hues is a popular trend. But it also adds some classical elegance to your home. These colours combine informality with an ideal background for modern  high-tech […]

Using vinegar in cleaning – and when you shouldn’t

Cleaning Natural Stone with Vinegar

You may not realise just how useful vinegar can be when it comes to cleaning up at home. Don’t confuse this completely natural product with the stuff you use in cooking or sprinkle on your salad – cleaning vinegar is different. For a start, it’s 6% acid, making it far stronger than regular white vinegar. […]

Kitchen styles for the end of 2019 – how on-trend is yours?

Kitchen Countertop Repair in London

In many ways, we admit we perhaps shouldn’t be writing this article at all. After all, should fashion really be the key consideration when it comes to designing your kitchen? Above all, your kitchen has to be your home’s hub and heart, where everything from entertaining to homework, cake baking and family meetings takes place. […]

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 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 […]

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. […]