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A modern kitchen with white quartz worktops. There are two grey and yellow pendant lights hanging over a kitchen island and wall units are grey.

How long should I expect my quartz worktop to last?

Choosing the right worktop for your kitchen isn’t just about aesthetics. It's a decision that impacts functional daily living, the value of your home, and your contentment in the atmosphere of the space. In recent years, quartz has surged in popularity, and it’s easy to see why. Known for its durability, low maintenance, and wide range of design options, quartz is set to remain popular for years to come. But just how long can you expect your quartz worktop to...

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Luxurious bathroom trends that will be popular in 2024

Do you wish your bathroom felt less functional and more like a sanctuary? Modern living has slightly altered the way that we use the rooms in our homes. From social kitchen design to living spaces that double as a workspace. While the bathroom clearly remains a space to wash and refresh, its growing dominance as a zone for relaxation and rejuvenation is striking. And this is reflected in bathroom trends. While clean lines and elegant design have been at the...

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a woman puts bowls away into a kitchen drawer. The kitchen is white and contemporary. there are three christmas wreaths hanging in the window.

Top tips for cleaning your kitchen before Christmas

Before your entire family descends on you this Christmas, spare a thought for your kitchen. This workhorse of the season is about to come into some serious flogging. Its cupboards are going to be bursting at the seams, oven on overdrive, and worktops spilled and dropped on by more people than at any other time of year. While some people may give their kitchen a thorough clean before Christmas to impress guests, there are practical reasons to do it too....

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Why are quartz worktops so popular?

Over this year, Quartz worktops have retained their place as one of the most popular kitchen materials on the market. From large kitchens to small, designers and customers continue to choose quartz as their worktop material within a kitchen refit. While granite remains a strong option for natural and unique features and marble has enjoyed a real on trend moment, quartz stands strong as a consistently popular all round performer. So what is it about this material that makes it...

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a large travertine marble kitchen island with living furniture in the background.

Reasons that you should include a kitchen island as part of a kitchen refit 

When planning a kitchen refit or extension, the first step is to plan your layout. It’s now more common than not to include one or more kitchen islands as part of a plan. Why should you join the ranks of kitchen island converts, though? Remember that the kitchen island is more than just an aesthetic trend. There are a huge number of practical benefits to kitchen islands. We take a look at the advantages of this kitchen design feature and...

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Modern, white kitchen with long granite worktop

How can I modernise my kitchen? 

An update in your kitchen can affect how you feel about your entire home. It’s why modernising the kitchen is often at the top of peoples’ lists of home improvements. This is likely down to the increasing amount of time we spend in the kitchen. We’re not all becoming culinary artisans, though; the kitchen has changed. It’s now a social and leisure space as well as one for eating and preparing food. So from little alterations to a full refit,...

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What is the most durable worktop for bathrooms?

When most of us plan a new bathroom, we easily get preoccupied with how to create a stylish and relaxing space. Durability probably comes as an afterthought. That’s totally understandable. It’s important to get a bathroom right for you. What if we told you, though, that one of the most durable countertop materials for bathrooms is also the most stylish? We look at quartz worktops and how they work so well in any space. Durable Bathrooms Let’s first understand why bathroom materials...

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