Marble is one of the most timeless materials in the world, believed to be first used in 438 BC. Since then it has been seen everywhere from iconic buildings to the kitchens in our homes. Over recent years it has truly exploded in popularity, and it seems we cannot get enough of this gorgeous material. Marble is a precious stone and is so often mimicked to give us that touch of luxury in everyday life. Historically it was used by the Greeks and Romans, making it a symbol of wealth and […]
A statement worktop is the ideal focal point for your kitchen or bathroom. It’s typically the most used part of the room and it’s also where the eye naturally rests in many cases. A modern granite worktop can make an older kitchen look up-to-date, while a marble worktop in the bathroom gives the whole room an air of elegance. There are a number of ways to make a worktop stand out without dominating the room. At Surrey Marble and Granite, we’re happy to offer our expertise to help our customers […]
Which kitchen worktops can make your kitchen remodel more environmentally friendly? Building and renovation work can result in a lot of waste going to landfill, so if you’re green at heart you’ll want to reduce, reuse and recycle where you can. Choosing an eco-friendly kitchen worktop is a great way to reduce the impact of your renovation. But which material should you choose? At Surrey Marble and Granite, we’re expert stone workers and unashamedly biased in favour of our favourite material. Here’s how stone stacks up on the eco-friendly scale.