Category Archives: Limestone

The pros and cons of limestone kitchen countertops

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If you’re planning natural stone worktops for everyone’s favourite room, the kitchen, limestone may not be something that immediately springs to mind. But the material has a stunning elegance all its own, and can add immeasurably to the visual appeal of this area. With an appearance similar to that of marble, limestone adds more than […]

Coloured kitchen countertops are having ‘a moment’

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At the time of writing, we still don’t know whether lockdown restrictions will ease as planned on June 21. But, this summer, entertaining and socialising are set to be firmly back on the agenda, outside or otherwise. Over the long months of lockdown, we’ve all looked at our homes more critically, especially heavily used rooms […]

Choosing the right kitchen worktops for your home

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The most recent lockdown seems to have been the longest and toughest to get through. But most of us are cautiously hopeful the end is in sight. And if the long housebound weeks and months have made you look at your home afresh, you’re not alone. We know we always say it, but the kitchen […]

Why pH levels matter when it comes to cleaning limestone?

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The long months of lockdown mean we’ve all thought more about cleaning our homes. And so recipes for home-made products with soda crystals, bicarb of soda, vinegar, lemon and so on are increasingly popular. But could old-fashioned remedies do more harm than good on some surfaces? If you’re still spring cleaning (or thinking about starting!), […]

Considering limestone flooring? Here’s what you need to know

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If you’re thinking about a limestone floor for your kitchen or bathroom, you stand to benefit from a hardwearing, good-looking material. It’s also more cost-effective than you may have realised. Here, we offer a few tips about the things to bear in mind before you take the plunge with this sedimentary rock. Think about colour […]

Things to consider if you’re considering revamping your kitchen countertops

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If the lengthy months of lockdown have meant you’re looking at your home with fresh eyes, you’re far from alone. And it’s the ‘heart of the home’, so the kitchen is probably a room you’ll be looking at more closely than most. And when it comes to kitchen revamps, countertops are consistently among the most […]

What’s the best way to clean and care for limestone kitchen countertops?

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Limestone is a naturally occurring substance which makes an outstanding material for kitchen countertops as well as things like bathroom vanity units. However, being paler in colour and more porous than similar options, it can stain, while any blemishes are potentially likely to stand out. Luckily, there are things you can do to keep your […]

What is limestone and why use it for kitchen countertops?

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A common form of carbonate, sedentary rock, limestone is made up mainly of calcite and aragonite. These two minerals are different forms of calcium carbonate. Soft, porous limestone is also readily available, and easy to shape and form. People have used it in buildings for centuries. And you’ll find it in world-famous sites such as […]