Quartz & Granite Worktops

What’s so special about Silestone worktops?

You may be familiar with the name Silestone, and be aware of its status in the realm of quartz worktops. However, you perhaps aren’t aware of the exact qualities that make this brand so popular. Discover why so many people choose Silestone worktops for their kitchens and how they can help to enhance your kitchen, whatever your style.    What are Silestone worktops?  Silestone is an extremely durable material which is made from 90% natural quartz. These beautiful worktops provide so much more than a stunning aesthetic and are a practical choice for any home. In addition to being used in kitchen worktops, Silestone is often...

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Granite worktops and kitchen makeovers

kitchen surface with sink with flower pot by a window in bright daylight
  In today’s blog, we’re going to take a look at how granite worktops can be used in kitchen makeovers. As the heart of the home, the kitchen needs to be somewhere you love to be. This can be difficult if you are fed up of the current design. Discover some great contemporary design ideas for your kitchen  and learn how granite is a fantastic choice for kitchen worktops and surfaces.     Making use of your space with granite worktops and more  Breakfast bars and kitchen islands aren’t just for large kitchens. With the right design assistance, your kitchen could soon include a versatile island...

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How quartz worktops became a quarantine favourite

quartz worktop with kitchen sink
  Nothing makes you analyse the décor of your home more than being forced to look at it day in and day out. The pandemic has meant that we are spending more time indoors than perhaps ever before. This year has seen thousands of homeowners across the nation look for new ways to enhance their homes. This includes replacing their tired old kitchens and creating a hub for their families to enjoy. One of the most popular worktops people have chosen for their kitchens is quartz. Discover how quartz worktops have become so significant during the pandemic and why you should consider them...

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Choose quartz worktops for a winter wonderland kitchen 

quartz worktops in kitchen with night time view from windows
With winter well and truly on its way, you are bound to be spending more time indoors, away from the cold. This is the time of year even the most reluctant cooks look forward to creating hearty stews and soups.  However, your kitchen may not be living up to your ideal of what a cosy cooking spot should look like. Rejuvenate your kitchen this winter with gorgeous quartz worktops  that will make your home sparkle. With 2020 being declared the year that never was, make sure it ends on a high and treat yourself to a kitchen you truly deserve.    Dreaming...

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Styling out quarantine with quartz worktops

kitchen with countertop with sink flowers to decorate and open patio door to garden
  This year hasn’t been the best by any stretch of the imagination. However, homeowners are determined to find the silver-lining to the cloud that is Covid-19. Surprisingly, for many, this silver lining appears in the form of quartz worktops. Quarantine restrictions have meant that travel and socialising have been hindered in a big way. Because of this, people have been spending a lot more time in their homes. This is the time you notice when things need to be updated in the kitchen. Quartz, especially, has been a popular choice for hygiene-conscious homeowners who are ramping up their cleanliness levels during the...

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Granite worktops: what makes them so special? 

polished black granite worktop
Granite worktops are such a popular choice in contemporary kitchens that it can sometimes be difficult to believe they weren’t always in our homes. In fact, continuous kitchen counters didn’t appear in today’s familiar guise until the early 20th century. Discover some interesting facts about the history of kitchen worktops, and what makes granite worktops, in particular, so special.    The introduction of kitchen worktops Before the start of the 20th century, having a separate kitchen would be a rather rare occurrence. Many homes used them as both the living and cooking space.  Only the more affluent families would have homes with separate kitchens with cooking done...

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Granite worktops: five top tips to help you decide

white granite breakfast bar with stools
Investing in granite worktops for your kitchen could be the best choice you make when renovating your home. Hard-wearing and luxurious, granite counter-tops are a popular choice for many homeowners, and with good reason. Not only do granite surfaces look stunning, they are also scratch, stain, and heat resistant. Add to this the fact they they instantly add sophistication to your kitchen, and you will soon see why they are so popular. However, it is important to select the right granite surfaces for your home. Using  our top five tips makes it easier to find the perfect granite surfaces for...

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