Category Archives: stone cleaning

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

Limestone Restoration and Repair in London

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 […]

How not to use a pressure washer

Pressure Wash and Steam Jet Wash for Patio and Driveway Cleaning and Brick Cleaning in London

All the signs are that summer could finally be on its way. Hopefully, this year there will be more scope for family and other gatherings than in 2020. And if the nicer weather is a signal for you to clean up and sort out your outdoor area ahead of the warmer days, your timing is […]

Marble fireplaces – do they stain and do you need to seal them?

Marble Fireplace Restoration London

Durable, dense and a great insulator against heat, marble makes a superb choice for fireplaces and surrounds. Also versatile and low-maintenance, these units bring warmth, beauty and elegance into your home. One thing we’re often asked is whether marble fireplaces stain easily, and whether they should be sealed. Here, we attempt to answer those questions. […]

Granite countertops and hot pots and pans – what you need to know

Granite Countertop Restoration London

Granite countertops are environmentally and family-friendly and add value to your kitchen. Equally, they’re durable, with granite worktop repair usually a pretty straightforward business. One thing we’re often asked is whether you can place a hot pan directly on to the surface of this natural stone without damaging it. So, here, we offer an explanation. […]

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

Limestone Countertop Restoration London

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 […]

Why do marble countertops tend to stain quite easily?

Marble Countertop Stainability Repair London

Few things add a more classily elegant accent to a kitchen or bathroom than a marble countertop. But to keep worktops or vanity units looking their beautiful best, you need to understand how to look after them. It’s also worth knowing why some of the more common issues can occur. To start to understand why […]

What is limestone and why use it for kitchen countertops?

Limestone Restoration Repair London

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 […]

Scratching the surface, ridding natural stone countertops of annoying marks!

Natural Stone Scratch Removal London

Life has changed significantly for most of us over the past year, with Covid meaning nearly all of us are spending more time at home than ever. So with more household members likely to be around far longer during the day than ‘normal’ times (remember those?), your kitchen is likely getting a lot more use […]

What kitchen trends are we likely to see in 2021?

Kitchen Worktop Cleaning and Restoration in London

As we’ve often said before, it’s the hub of the home and one of the first rooms you’re likely to renovate. So when it comes to interior design trends, those for the kitchen are particularly fast-moving. And social media accounts tend to be full of glossy pictures of the latest styles. Marble set to stay […]

Key considerations for your kitchen countertops

Natural Stone Kitchen Countertop Cleaning and Restoration in London

Your kitchen worktops are where you throw down shopping bags and other items, chop food and prepare meals; essentially, they’re an important part of your daily life. Equally, they have a massive impact on the overall look of this most crucial room in the house. So it’s vital that they look right, and are up […]