Category Archives: Worktop

Where does limestone come from?

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Limestone is a natural stone that’s hewn from the ground in large slabs or chunks. It comes into being over thousands of years from the build-up of debris on the sea bed. So it mainly comprises crushed shells, with some minerals and sand included, along with, sometimes, parts of coral reefs. Limestone-rich areas in the […]

Top tips for picking the right counter for a kitchen island

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Get the right countertop for a kitchen island and you’ll complete your kitchen’s overall look and feel to perfection. Before anything else, you’ll need to decide how you’ll be using your kitchen island worktop, whether that’s as an additional food prep surface or whether you’re considering incorporating a stove and basin. After all, a kitchen […]

Top kitchen Instagram trends – one or two of them may surprise you!

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No doubt every single one of us has our own idea of what our dream kitchen looks like. But new design trends emerge all the time – and, as with everything else these days, they’re often discussed on social media. Equally, interior design is a hot topic in the wake of the long months of […]

The hygienic advantages of Granite sinks

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Coronavirus has brought hygiene to the forefront of everyone’s minds. But one thing you may not have given much thought to before is your kitchen sink. After all, the standard stainless-steel model has been used for decades. So, if you have one, you probably think it does its job well enough. Granite, though, not only […]

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 […]

How to protect your marble every day

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If you’ve just installed a marble floor, bathroom vanity unit or kitchen worktop, congratulations! You will no doubt love the way you have added a permanent touch of style and elegance to your home. But, as a natural stone, marble certainly isn’t immune to damage, neither does it tend to be an especially cheap material. […]

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!), […]

How are quartz and granite different from each other?

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Among the options for countertops in your home, two stand out; quartz and granite. So people often ask us about the differences between these alternatives. Here, we try and offer an answer. Appreciating how they differ (and how they’re alike) helps you make an informed decision. After all, worktops are are among the most important […]