• 24th of September 2021
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Granite vs Quartz - Whats best for my kitchen worktops?

Both Granite and Quartz are great choices for the kitchen, they are strong and durable and available in many different colours and textures. Find out more about their individual properties in our blog.

New bespoke stone kitchens worktops will transform your kitchen, they are a great way to show off your individual style and personality. When it comes to choosing the stone, there are so many decisions you can make. From the material to the colour, your choice will influence the overall look and feel of your space so it's important to get it right.

Granite Kitchen Worktops

Granite is a beautiful material for use in the kitchen, formed by nature, each piece is unique so you will have one of a kind worktops in your kitchen. It is strong and durable, practical and hygienic and highly resistant to heat, marking and weathering. You can choose a colour and pattern that suits your exact specifications so that this investment will last for years to come.

When you invest in a beautiful natural stone like Granite, you will want to keep it looking it’s best. We offer full care instructions with your new kitchen worktops which include regular cleaning with soap and using heatproof mats to protect the stone. Most Granite will also require occational sealing (every year) to make sure it is protected from the environment of the kitchen. We stock Sensa Granite which is already sealed so that it won’t need regular resealing.

Click here to find out more about Granite, or browse our swatches online.

Quartz Kitchen Worktops

Quartz is one of the strongest materials we supply. It is fabricated from the hardest naturally occurring materials. As it has been made rather than sourced, it is available in hundreds of colours and styles to make it easy to pick the perfect stone to suit your kitchen. It is also incredibly strong and hygienic, making it an ideal material for kitchen worktops. It also benefits from being non-porous so it's highly resistant to staining and scratching.

Although Quartz is very strong and resistant, it will require care to keep your worktops looking their best. We will provide full care instructions with your new kitchen worktops. Hot pots and pans will need to be placed on heat resistant mats to protect the worktops and they will need to be cleaned regularly to prevent staining. Those who are looking for a completely natural material would probably be better suited with Granite worktops.

Browse or range of online swatches or find out more about Quartz.

Why work with us?

There may be cheaper suppliers out there, but as a wise woman once said: "You wouldn't buy the finest silk and then give it to the cheapest tailor".

When you work with us, you will work closely with our lead designer who will oversee every step of your project to make sure the end product is exactly what you envisaged. We will guide you through sourcing the stone, right through to fitting the completed worktops into your kitchen. We guarantee excellent attention to detail and a great level of service throughout the process.