Food ingredients and green herbs on modern kitchen countertop.
In recent years, engineered and processed stones have been taking the interior design world by storm. Caesarstone Worktops are an excellent example of this rising trend. Engineered stones, like Caesarstone, have a number of advantages over natural stone and their own particular quirks. However, many people don’t know what a Caesarstone Worktop is, and therefore find it hard to decide whether to fit one in their home or business. At Surrey Marble and Granite, we’re interested in all kinds of stone, natural and processed. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be […]
Built after 1865, the Solent Forts Horse-Sands, No Man’s Land, St Helens and Spitbank forts were created to protect Portsmouth and it’s harbour from attack. The most likely culprit at this point would have been the french. All of the forts are built from granite and are armour plated. Ranging in size from 150-200ft diameter and costing between £123,000 and £467,000 they were an expensive and impressive defensive against potential invaders. Luckily they never had to be used in warfare. The forts had to be armoured to prevent granite they […]
Granite worktops, used on a frequent to daily basis, will require regular cleaning to keep them sanitary and looking nice. There are several methods for cleaning your Granite worktop. The jury is still out on which method is the best as the cleaning method you choose depends entirely upon how often you plan to clean, as well as your personal preferences.