Maintaining laminate Benchtops

Laminate benchtops are extremely cost-effective and a popular choice for budget conscious renovators. They are hard wearing and practical. Available in a wide range of colours, patterns and finishes including wood grains and stone patterns. Laminate benchtops and a great option for your laundry, bathroom and study. For general care and maintenance, simply wipe away…

Maintaining your Stone Benchtop

Engineered quartz recreates the beauty of natural stone but with superior durability. The benefits include resistance to heat, scratching and chipping, stains, chemicals and mildew. Unlike natural marble, engineered quartz is non-porous and does not require sealing. Like all stone material, engineered quartz can be damaged by sudden and rapid heat changes (this is called…

What is the best; Drawers vs Cupboards?

There is a constant debate between drawers vs cupboards when it comes to kitchen designs. But which is really the best solution? Drawers:  PROS: CONS: Cupboards:  PROS: CONS: What does this all mean? Our recommendation for you is to definitely include a selection of drawers, from shallow drawers (for items like cutlery, utensiles) and larger drawers…

How to clean your engineered stone stops

There are many companies that produce engineered stones (also known as man-made or reconstituted). Caesarstone, Quantum Quartz, Stilestone are just a few. Generally, they produce very similar products, that combine quartz with resins to produce stunning variations of colours and grains. Therefore when it comes to cleaning, the process is similar for all. Engineered stones require very…

5 Common Kitchen Reno Mistakes

After years of thinking about redesigning your kitchen, you’ve finally decided to take the plunge. It’s an incredibly exciting time, but with so many decisions to make, it’s all too easy to get it wrong and end up with a kitchen that never quite looks or performs as well as you’d wanted.  Here, we reveal five…