Tag Archives: Countertop Selection

Balance kitchen countertops with a statement backsplash

Natural Stone Countertop and Backsplash Harmonics

You may not have previously thought about them much, but backsplashes can be great features. They make a statement and express individual personality. They may be functional, but that doesn’t make them necessarily uninspiring or boring. Indeed, it’s one part of your kitchen where you can have some fun with the design. And there are […]

The antibacterial benefits of quartz countertops

Quartz Restoration and Repair in London

Due to recent events, more of us are keen to keep our homes germ-free. The kitchen is of course a key concern. It’s a room we particularly want to keep spotless. After all, we cook and (often) eat in it every day. Anything which comes into contact with food is a potential source of contamination. […]

Is concrete the new marble for kitchens?

Restoration to Concrete in London

With lockdown now a month old, most of us are spending more time at home. So you may well be taking a closer look at your kitchen. And you may be thinking about refitting it once restrictions are lifted. Concrete countertops may not spring immediately to mind. But at least one respected designer is now […]

How quartz countertops have captured our hearts

Quartz and Natural Stone Countertop Restoration in London

There’s a reason why we call the kitchen the heart of the home. It’s where we cook, often eat, gather and socialise with family and friends. So it’s a room that deserves to be stylish as well as functional. One way of creating your dream room is with the addition of quartz countertops. These offer […]

The things you can clear from your kitchen countertop – right now!

Countertop Restoration London

If you made a New Year’s resolution to keep your kitchen clean and tidy, and are finding you’re flagging a month or two into 2020, you’re not alone. But we’re here to help! So here’s a list of six key things that could be clogging up your kitchen countertops. They can be key collectors of […]

Could your kitchen do with a marble backsplash?

Marble Countertop Backsplash

There could be any number of reasons why you don’t feel able to fit full-length marble kitchen countertops. These could range from not having enough space to the expense. (No one would ever claim marble was a particularly cheap material.) However, marble is now used in homes in some pretty unexpected ways, for example as […]

Is it time to upgrade your kitchen?

Kitchen Countertop Restoration in London

The new year may have caused you to take a good look around your home. And if you’re among then growing number of people opting to improve their property rather than move, the kitchen could be a great place to start. After all, it’s the heart of the home. It’s where a household mingles, prepares […]

How to match cabinets to your kitchen countertops

Cabinets Countertop Matching

Are you lucky enough to have installed a quartz or granite countertop in your kitchen or bathroom recently.? Or perhaps just waiting for one to be finished? You’ll want your fittings and cabinets to complement your sparkling new worktop. After all, a good worktop is often a kitchen’s centrepiece. It acts as the foundation and sets […]

Interior design trends for the new decade revealed!

Interior Design Trends

If you’re looking to update your kitchen in the New Year and are in the mood to be style-conscious, experts have revealed their predictions for the top interior design trends of 2020. Out with the old… To kick off with some of the trends on their way out, these include pastel shades, oversized wall clocks, […]

Why the thickness of your kitchen countertop matters

Kitchen Countertop Thickness

Not everyone who buys a new kitchen worktop in a natural stone such as marble, granite or quartz fully appreciates the importance of getting the thickness of the countertop right. What are my options? Essentially, if you’re going for quartz countertops, there are three choices of thickness, 1cm, 2cm and 3cm. However, usually 1cm is […]