Customise Your Granite Worktop

A great worktop is a good deal more than just a slab of granite – it should be customised to perfectly fit the needs of your own kitchen. We often talk about the gadgets, decorations and organisational systems that you can use to bring purpose and personality to your kitchen, but what about the design…

Choosing the Perfect Worktop at a Showroom

Worktops are constantly exposed to many organic substances like water and detergents. It’s important to have durable and easy to maintain worktops, which with today’s amazing range of materials is not only possible but easy. Getting inspiration from the internet as a reference tool to find the perfect worktop is amazing, but there’s nothing like…

Quartz worktop trends for 2016

For 2016 expect to see quartz worktops that mimic the beauty of nature. We are seeing market leaders like Caesarstones new range gaining popularity in Top End Kitchens. Colours like the Bianco Drift, Calacatta Nouvo, and Piatra Grey that mimic the veining of natural marble are very fashionable and many designers are incorporating this look…

Superwhite Quartzite Granite or Marble ?

Superwhite is a lovely stone that originates from Brazil.  Its popularity for use as a  kitchen worktop has increased in high end kitchens over the last 18 months. It has a lovely look of a marble worktop without the inherent issues that put people off marble worktops like acid etching and scratching. However Superwhite is…

Granite Worktops, do they scratch?

Granite Worktops are not indestructable, though sometimes worktop salesmen can overstate the properties of certain granite materials. Different types of granite do vary as to how easily they scratch or chip and how well they can be repaired. Absolute black granite is the hardest colour of granite to repair and any mottled granites are easier…