Granite worktops are often an investment, and we can understand the impulse to lower the cost by doing some or all of the work yourself. As professional stoneworkers, we’re regularly impressed by the passion, skill and energy that DIY-ers put into their projects. Britain is a DIY haven, with homeowners from Aldershot to Aberdeen tackling complex jobs to transform their living space. However, working with stone is completely different from handling wood, lino and other commonly used materials. Here are a few factors to consider as you decide whether to […]
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 […]
If you’re wearing 2 pairs of socks and your slippers, you may be dreaming of thick carpet – or perhaps a Caribbean holiday. However, warm stone floors are no longer the stuff of dreams. Here are several ways to keep your toes toasty, whether you’re installing new limestone tiles or have period natural stone flooring throughout your home.