Category Archives: Granite Cleaning

Charity says stone worktop ban ‘won’t save lives’

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The British Occupational Hygiene Society is a scientific charity which promotes workplace health. Now it says the UK should not follow Australia’s example of banning engineered stone countertops. Instead, it insists it’s possible to ‘manage out’ the potential dangers of silicosis from quartz and so on. Australia is the first country to ban the manufacture, […]

How to deal with hard water stains on granite?

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Thames Water says that more than 60% of us in the UK live in areas where the water is hard. And that includes London and Kent (among other areas), due to their limestone and chalk geology. Essentially, hard water means high levels of magnesium and calcium compounds, which cause limescale. Granite is comparatively impervious, and […]

Countertops: do you declutter?

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The ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) has made an Instagram reel about how, of all things, she brews up a refreshing cup of ginger tea. But it wasn’t her beverage-making skills that attracted attention. Instead, it was her kitchen surfaces, which looked rather, shall we say, lived-in. Based on the evidence of the clip, […]

Details you may never overlook with countertops

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There are myriad options from which to take your pick when it comes to worktops. So it may be a little harder to get your countertop choice right than you initially realised. Indeed, with potentially thousands of options on offer, it can be easy to feel slightly overwhelmed. What’s more, any kitchen countertop represents a […]

How much do granite countertops cost?

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Granite worktops remain a popular option with homeowners. One US study, for example, found that almost a quarter (23%) chose this stone for their kitchen remodels, while it’s also a sought-after material in bathrooms. That’s perhaps not surprising when you consider that granite is sturdy, won’t fade over time and shrugs off chemicals, heat and […]

How to declutter your kitchen worktops this January

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We know we’ve addressed this issue previously. But a new year is a great season for decluttering your home. And given that January can often be one of the quieter months, you may find you have more time for it – and for reaping the resulting practical and wellbeing benefits. So here are some more […]

The key mistakes to avoid when cleaning natural stone

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Cleaning natural stone can feel like a daunting business, but it certainly doesn’t have to be. And the good news is that it’s easy to avoid these common mistakes so that your stone stays looking its glorious best. Don’t use harsh or abrasive chemicals Yes, we know we’ve said this before. But it’s worth repeating. […]

Granite countertops among top interior design trends

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The nation’s favourite home improvement trends of the last 25 years are now public knowledge. And they include granite kitchen worktops. The research, of two thousand UK homeowners, was a commission from Checkatrade to celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary. And the study has also found that favoured trends vary from city to city across the UK. […]

How to decorate your kitchen this Christmas

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With Christmas just a matter of weeks away, it’s understandable that your thoughts may be turning to decorating the place where you live. And, specifically, that means bringing some festive spirit into the heart of your home, the kitchen. But the good news is you can do this without breaking the bank, whatever your budget. […]

Which granite cleaning products should I use?

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Granite is an ideal material for kitchen worktops for a number of reasons. These include its resilience and ease of maintenance, plus the capacity for this stone to be fashioned into custom designs. Equally, looking after granite worktops is straightforward. It’s really just a matter of combining a daily once-over with a regular, deeper clean. […]