Tag Archives: Natural Stone Countertop Restoration

Spring cleaning in the time of corona: further tips

Covid 19 (Corona) Home Deep Cleaning

April and May are clearly always the best times of year for spring cleaning. But, in 2020, this activity seems to have acquired a new significance. This time around, it’s about sanitising surfaces and spaces as well as removing the winter-long build-up of grime. We know we’ve mentioned this topic before, but there’s a lot […]

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 […]

Techniques for mending cracks in kitchen countertops

Kitchen Countertop Crack Repair in London

As the coronavirus crisis continues to keep us all indoors for far longer than we would be normally, our homes are increasingly the focal points of our lives. That means we’re more likely to notice things about where we live, especially rooms like the kitchen where we tend to spend a lot of time. Equally, […]

Top marble trends for 2020

Marble Restoration and Repair in London

The celebrations may be long over, but it’s still a new decade, and we’re barely a few weeks into 2020. So while many of us may have ditched those New Year’s resolutions by now, there’s still time to look at how interior design is likely to evolve over the months and years ahead. Less is […]

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 […]

Tips for keeping your kitchen countertops in tip-top condition

Granite, Natural Stone and Quartz Countertop Restoration in London

It may be the end of January, but it’s not too late to make some resolutions for 2020. One could be a better focus on your kitchen surfaces. After all, if these are not spotless, the rest of your house can also start to feel slightly grimy. Equally, of course, you will be inviting bacteria […]

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 […]

Why you may want to be wary of a leathered finish on granite kitchen countertops

Granite Restoration London

Granite is an ideal material for kitchen countertops, and incredibly hard-wearing. It resists scratching and damage from knives. And as well as being an environmentally-friendly material, it also keeps off bacteria and dirt. So if you’re lucky enough to have kitchen worktops in this natural stone, you could be on to a winner. And if […]

Should I seal my quartz worktop? (and a few more quartz care tips)

Quartz Worktop Restoration in London

As quartz repair specialists, we’re often asked about the best way of looking after countertops in this elegant yet functional material in between the big quartz worktop repair and maintenance jobs. One thing we’re often asked is whether quartz worktops should be sealed. The short answer is that, since quartz worktops are non-porous, they absorb […]

How to prevent your kitchen countertops from becoming water damaged?

Marble Countertop Water Damage London

If you’ve bought a natural stone kitchen countertop, it’s a significant investment. Indeed, the purchase could be one of the most expensive elements of a home or kitchen revamp, if not the most expensive. So it genuinely pays to keep yours in good shape. Maintenance needs will vary depending on the type of countertop you […]