Category Archives: stone cleaning

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. […]

Top tips for cleaning a real stone floor

Travertine Floor

If you’re lucky enough to have a natural stone floor, it will almost certainly need cleaning over time as grouting discolours and tiles lose their sparkle. However, basic upkeep is pretty easy. What we explain here really applies best to travertine, but you can adapt the techniques for any kind of natural stone floor. Preparation […]

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 things you never knew about marble

Marble Repair and Restoration in London

As a material, marble is a timeless classic, lending any room it’s found in a feeling of true luxury. Here, we share 10 facts about this porous stone that may be news to you: It hails from the mountains Marble is found in mountainous areas of the US, Europe (especially Italy), Asia and South America. […]

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 […]

 Clearing limescale from your granite countertop

Granite Cleaning and Restoration in London

Granite countertops tend to be tougher and more durable than those made from other materials. And because this stone is so hard, it stands up well to regular wear and tear, and resists scratches, at least up to a point! Then there is its natural beauty, and the way it adds an elegant touch of […]

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. […]

Marble countertops: all you need to know

Marble Countertop Restoration London

Thanks to its natural beauty and strength, designers and homeowners alike love marble. They have long seen it as a highly viable option for the most important room in any home – the kitchen. After all, this substance’s bright, clean appearance is guaranteed to bring more than a dash of elegance to any kitchen. What’s […]