Choosing Granite Worktops, Granite Worktop Colours, Granite Worktops

Black Granite Worktops: 3 Ideas for your kitchen

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Black Granite Worktops: 3 Ideas for your kitchen Granite Worktops Black Granite Worktops: 3 Ideas for your kitchen Black is perhaps the most versatile colour for your kitchen. After all, it is always in fashion and conforms to pretty much every colour scheme. Granite worktops are popular too, given that the natural stone is tough, low-maintenance and goes well with many different kitchen styles. It comes as no surprise then that black granite is often the most popular material that features on many a kitchen worktop! In this post, we’ll guide you through the latest and most popular trends. That way your black granite...

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Buying grey granite worktops for your kitchen

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Buying grey granite worktops for your kitchen Granite Worktops Buying grey granite worktops for your kitchen Grey granite worktops are a safe choice for new kitchens. Like black granite, grey granite matches well with a whole range of colour combinations and can even benefit your kitchen in surprising ways. Grey granite worktops can soften the contrast of classic black and white kitchens and alter perception of space. If grey is your colour, we’ve got good news! In this article we take a look at some of the latest trends in natural grey granite. Trends to look out for The colour range of granite is impressive....

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Granite vs Silestone Worktops: A Comparison

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Granite vs Silestone Worktops: A Comparison Granite Worktops Granite vs Silestone Worktops: A Comparison Silestone is one of many brands of quartz worktop and it originates in Spain. Unlike granite, it is an engineered stone consisting of quartz and resin. The two components are bound together with polymers and pigments. Silestone quartz is a serious contender for natural stones like granite when it comes to worktop materials. Let’s compare some of its features and see why. Durability Like most engineered countertop materials, silestone is extremely tough, and granite is one of the hardest natural stones. Despite the strength and resilience of the materials, we always...

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Granite vs Composite Worktops: A Comparison

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Granite vs Composite Worktops: A Comparison Granite Worktops Granite vs Composite Worktops: A Comparison Engineered or quartz worktops consisting of more than one material are known as composite worktops. Composite material is renowned for its durability. Just like granite, its hardiness and extreme resistance to acids, makes it an ideal material used in kitchen design. Granite is a traditional option for kitchen worktops. The natural stone is well-sought after. However, the popularity of composite kitchen worktops continues to grow.  In this blog post, we compare both worktops materials, looking at their qualities and features. You can find similar posts where we compare granite against...

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Granite vs Marble Worktops: A Comparison

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Granite vs Marble Worktops: A Comparison Granite Worktops Granite vs Marble Worktops: A Comparison Granite worktops are highly regarded for their durability, wide availability and elegant style. The same can be said for marble. Making the choice between the two all the more difficult. In this blog post, we explore the pros and cons, differences and similarities of marble and granite worktops. Durability Granite is highly resistant to scratches and chipping. This is because it consists of very hard materials such as natural quartz and feldspar. Granite is an igneous rock, formed during the cooling of magma. Marble is known as a metamorphic rock because of...

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Granite vs Laminate Worktops: A Comparison

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Granite vs Laminate Worktops: A Comparison Granite Worktops Granite vs Laminate Worktops: A Comparison In this blog post, we’ll be looking at the pros and cons of granite worktops and laminate surfaces. Exploring the key similarities and differences between these two materials. Plus, we’ll advise you on how to decide which of the two is ideal for your kitchen. Many people prefer real stone as a worktop material. If you feel the same way, read our comparison between marble and granite. Durability Granite is known for its density that protects it from most scratches and chipping. Granite is tough because it is an igneous rock formed...

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A guide to choosing granite worktops

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A guide to choosing granite worktops Granite Worktops A guide to choosing granite worktops Granite worktops are currently one of the most popular styles on the market when it comes to kitchen worktops. After being mined from 100% pure, natural stone, granite worktops are then made from multiple polished sheets. Choosing the granite worktop to suit your kitchen can be a confusing process, with a range of sizes, designs, suppliers, and more available to choose from. In this blog we’ll be taking you through the various things to consider when choosing which granite worktop works best for you and your home. Pros of Granite worktops There...

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Granite or Wood Worktops: Which is better for your home?

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Granite or Wood Worktops: Which is better for your home? Granite Worktops Granite or Wood Worktops: Which is better for your home? Browsing for your new kitchen worktops can be a confusing process in 2022, with hundreds of different surfaces to choose from. Of these, granite and wood worktops are two of the most popular choices currently, with both bringing a different aesthetic to your kitchen’s design and feel. In this blog we’ll be diving into these pros and cons, and helping you to choose which worktop works best for your home. What are Granite worktops? Granite worktops are a popular choice when it comes to...

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How much do granite worktops cost? Factors to consider

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How much do granite worktops cost? Factors to consider Granite Worktops How much do granite worktops cost? Factors to consider If you’re looking to change or update your kitchen and trying to decide which kitchen worktops to choose, you might be wondering how much granite worktops cost. Granite worktops are one of the most expensive worktop materials but their benefits and durability mean that you will have worktops that last for decades in a busy kitchen. In this guide, we’ll have a look at how much granite worktops cost and the factors that can influence the cost of your granite worktops. What are granite kitchen worktops?  Granite...

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Corian vs Granite Worktops

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Corian vs Granite Worktops Granite Worktops Corian vs Granite Worktops Choosing new worktops for your kitchen can be difficult. With so many materials and options available, knowing the differences, as well as the pros and cons of each option, can help you to make the best choice for your kitchen. Granite and Corian worktops are two common countertop material options that are popular with many homeowners. Corian (also known as solid surface worktops) is an engineered surface but granite is a natural stone. Both are completely different materials but they each have their own advantages and disadvantages. In this guide, we’ll have a look at...

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