Surrey Marble and Granite is currently open with a limited workforce to enable safe social distancing in line with government directions to safe guard our staff and customers.

Our showroom is currently open for appointments only. Please contact our office with any enquiries and we will be happy to discuss your needs and arrange samples or a visit to view materials.

Info
Fill out the form below to request a quote
Name*
Email*
Contact Number*
Address Line 1*
Address Line 2
Town*
Postcode*
Extra Info

I agree to receiving offers and services by email from Surrey Marble & Granite

I agree to Surrey Marble & Granite Terms & Conditions

Recent Posts

Why marble will never go out of style

30.10.2020
no comments

2021 predicted kitchen trends

01.10.2020
no comments

Choosing and using stone surfaces for your bathroom

From the elegant luxury of a period drama to chic modern minimalism, stone bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes. While granite kitchen worktops and marble floors are common, many people don’t realise how many practical and beautiful options there are for including stone in your home.

Stone is, in many ways, the ideal material for use in the bathroom. Even softer stones like marble and limestone are waterproof and not harmed by water or condensation. They’re also hygienic and easy to clean – a perfect choice for a busy family bathroom. While highly polished marble can be slippery, modern cutting and finishing techniques mean that stone slabs and tiles can have a good grip, creating a safe, non-slip space.

Creating a statement worktop

An obvious place to use stone. Creating a statement worktop is an easy way to draw the eye and update your bathroom. At Surrey Marble and Granite, we custom-make each piece, so you can have a shape and style that exactly suits your space. Colours range from classic white marble to fire-engine red processed stone, so whatever your décor you’ll find something to suit.

Stone bathroom tiles

Another popular choice – and with good reason. Highly attractive as well as being easy to clean, stone tiles can be used on the floor and walls to create a sealed space that prevents water from escaping into joists, plaster and other structures. For small or awkward spaces, slabs can be custom-cut and pieced to form a floor or cover a wall. Slabs tend to be thicker than stone tiles, so while they’re heavier they are also more likely to be self-supporting.

Shaped stone: baths and showers

From the deep marble baths of the silver screen to modern post-industrial design, stone bathroom fittings have been on-trend for a hundred years. Today, high-tech processed stones have made even more shapes available at affordable prices, while traditional stoneworking skills offer contemporary pieces in classic materials. While our primary focus is on stone floors, worktops and other slab-based designs, we’re happy to offer our advise on all elements of a stone bathroom.

You’re in charge

One of the benefits of choosing a stone bathroom is that the materials are reliable and the options are endless. A sleek marble and a rough granite tile may have the same practical properties but very different looks. As a result, it’s easy to choose exactly the style that suits your home.

At Surrey Marble and Granite, our team of expert stoneworkers are on hand to explain the real differences between types of stone, finishes and other choices you’ll need to make. We have over 30 years of experience to draw on, so whether you’re looking for a relaxing hideaway, a practical family bathroom or a modern statement piece, we can help you create your ideal stone bathroom.

Recommended Articles

  Designing your own bathroom or kitchen gives you full control over the process. It’s also considerably cheaper than hiring a professional interior designer. However, if you’re in charge, you’ve only got yourself to blame if you don’t like the results. At Surrey Marble and Granite, we’ve worked with hundreds of home owners on kitchen and bathroom renovations, and are always happy to share our expertise. Here are three common mistakes – and how to avoid them!

24.09.2014
no comments
Read More

A great way to make your natural stone walls or flooring in your bathroom become a key design feature of your room, rather than just one part of it, is to pull out the stone in the accessories you use.  Colour schemes are often one of the first things to think about when embarking on home improvements.  When replacing integral items in the home rather than just repainting, it is vital to get it right first time as furniture, kitchens and bathroom suites are expensive to redo later in the […]

12.03.2013
no comments
Read More

As we’re called Surrey Marble and Granite, you may be wondering why we’re talking about wood today. It’s not our area of expertise, but new designs are using wood and stone together in striking ways that we simply have to talk about.

14.12.2016
no comments
Read More