Tag Archives: Countertop Selection

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

Quarts Countertop Restoration and Repair in London

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 […]

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 […]

Could a granite worktop be just what your bathroom needs?

Granite Countertop Restoration Repair London

If lockdown has made you realise your current bathroom is looking rather tired, granite may not have been your first choice of material for new countertops. But there are many reasons why, in fact, it could be a great otion for this busy room. Here are some of them: It enhance your property’s value Granite […]

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 […]

Concrete bathroom floors – what are the pros and cons?

Concrete Floor Restoration and Resurfacing in London

It’s a leading building material used globally, and perhaps more readily associated with ‘brutalist’ architecture. But it’s becoming increasingly popular in interior design, and replacing the traditional materials used in countertops, including natural stone. That includes an area of a place where you perhaps wouldn’t expect to see concrete – the bathroom. These days, this […]