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Top Tips When Choosing a Stunning Replacement Granite Worktop
Top Tips When Choosing a Stunning Replacement Granite Worktop

Is granite good for kitchen worktops and counters? This is a common question and it deserves a clear answer. Granite offers many unique benefits that are simply not possible with other types of stone surfaces. One-of-a-kind grain patterns, a kaleidoscope of tones to select and a second-to-none level of durability are some of the main …

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Designing Your Dream Kitchen? Picking The Best Type Of Kitchen Worktop To Suit!
Designing Your Dream Kitchen? Picking The Best Type Of Kitchen Worktop To Suit!

While some kitchens are based around a bespoke sense of functionality, others are beautiful to behold. However, there is no reason why both of these qualities cannot work in synergy with one another. There are many decisions which need to take place when designing your dream kitchen and one of the most important involves recognising …

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Building An Outdoor Kitchen
Building An Outdoor Kitchen

Summer is a season associated with barbecues, parties and similar outdoor events. Those who are contemplating building an outdoor kitchen are often curious to know why the use of natural stone is such a popular option. Why should you consider employing this material and what major advantages can you expect to enjoy? Outside Kitchen Designs …

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GRANITE WORKTOPS: CARE AND MAINTENANCE
GRANITE WORKTOPS: CARE AND MAINTENANCE

Granite Worktops: Proper Care And Maintenance Our granite worktops are one of the most popular worktops we offer. This material is very popular due to its durability as well as its unique visual appeal. While granite is a very hard stone, we need to keep in mind that it can become worn and damaged over …

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INVESTING IN A NEW KITCHEN WORKTOP
INVESTING IN A NEW KITCHEN WORKTOP

A New Kitchen Worktop Is A Big Decision Kitchens can represent the very heart of a home. Choosing the best kitchen work surfaces is therefore a very understandable concern. These will help to add a sense of beauty into the room and let’s not forget that they are also very functional elements. When high quality …

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Quartz vs Granite Countertops
Quartz vs Granite Countertops

Although they have their similarities, granite or quartz are two completely different materials. If you’re planning to change your kitchen worktop, it’s important to make an informed decision so you end up with the material that works best for you. The Main Difference Between Granite And Quartz The main difference between granite and quartz is …

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TOP THREE KITCHEN SEATING IDEAS
TOP THREE KITCHEN SEATING IDEAS

When it comes to your kitchen, you are likely to want a seating area of some kind. There are a number of different options that you can explore and they largely depend on your own individual taste. However, the space you have and the shape of your kitchen can also play a part. Here are …

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TEN CLEVER KITCHEN STORAGE IDEAS
TEN CLEVER KITCHEN STORAGE IDEAS

Kitchen Storage Ideas! Being one of the busiest rooms in the home, it is often hard to keep a kitchen tidy. However, buying the correct storage units can make life that little bit easier by helping to keep kitchen affairs in order. As well as giving you a place to store everything, they also help …

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Quality Kitchen Worktops Need Quality Work!
Quality Kitchen Worktops Need Quality Work!

Now and then I have a look around the internet to see what other granite worktop companies are up to. The other day I came across an article written by a company advising customers that they shouldn’t be paying deposits for their kitchen worktops. I read on with interest and realised that they were unfortunately talking …

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR GRANITE COUNTERTOP TEMPLATING & INSTALLATION
HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR GRANITE COUNTERTOP TEMPLATING & INSTALLATION

One of the most important stages in the fitting of your granite kitchen worktops is templating. This process effectively measures the area where the proposed work surfaces will go, establishing the placement of any joins and cut-outs, while determining, logistically-speaking, how to get the large and heavy slabs of granite into the kitchen in the …

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