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Stone Blog

The place to learn about natural stone and engineered products from the professional installers in Herefordshire. Discover buying guides, pros and cons, tips & tricks and the latest news from Marble & Granite Designs.

The Art of Choosing the Perfect Stone Worktop

Discover the elegance and durability of stone worktops. From granite's rugged beauty to marble's classic [...]

The Pros and Cons of Quartz Countertops: A Comprehensive Guide

Considering quartz for your countertops? Our guide breaks down the pros and cons, helping you [...]

Worktop Upstands: Everything You Need to Know

Looking to add a refined finish to your kitchen? Worktop upstands not only enhance aesthetics [...]

Affordable Elegance: Your Guide to Cheap Quartz Worktops

Transform your kitchen with affordable quartz worktops that exude elegance and stand the test of [...]

Dark Granite Worktops Guide

Unveil the charm of dark granite worktops in your kitchen. With a palette ranging from [...]

The MGD Guide to Chamfered Edge Granite Worktops

Transform your kitchen or bathroom with chamfered edge granite worktops. Our comprehensive guide covers everything [...]

Silestone’s Le Chic Series Officially Launched in the UK

Looking to infuse your home with timeless elegance? Silestone's Le Chic Series is now available [...]

Introducing Pietra Kode: The Epitome of Beauty, Strength, and Functionality

Pietra Kode series by Dekton, a groundbreaking collection that redefines the essence of classic Italian [...]

Silestone Le Chic Launching in the UK Soon?

Introducing Silestone's Le Chic Series, a blend of timeless elegance and modern sophistication perfect for [...]

5 Top Reasons To Buy Stone Worktops

Stone worktops are more than a trend; they're a smart investment. Discover their durability, versatility, [...]

Granite Worktops Maintenance and Cleaning: The Ultimate Guide

Learn how to care for your granite worktops with our ultimate guide. From cleaning to [...]

7 Best Quartz Worktop Styles for Your Kitchen Design

Seven kitchen types and sharing the best quartz worktop styles for each. Mix and match [...]

All About Porcelain Countertops: Design, Durability, and Maintenance

Porcelain countertops are popular for homeowners seeking a durable, stylish surface for their kitchens, bathrooms, [...]

Guide: Granite Worktops Colours, Styles, Types and Tips

The MGD guide to granite worktops, covers the best colours, most popular styles and types. [...]

Cleaning and Maintaining Quartz Worktops: A Comprehensive Guide

Discover how to keep your quartz worktops in pristine condition with our comprehensive guide. Learn [...]

Discover the Beauty and Functionality of Quartz Worktops

Dive into quartz worktops and uncover their functionality, durability, and elegance. Learn about the composition [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Quartzite

Quartzite is a natural stone that has been gaining popularity in recent years due to [...]

The Beauty and Durability of Calacatta Quartz Worktops

Calacatta Quartz worktops have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. These [...]

Enhance Your Home with a Beautiful Grey Quartz Worktop

Transform your kitchen with the elegance of grey quartz worktops. Our guide covers everything from [...]

Vein-cut Marble: 7 Quartz Colours to Create the Look

Vein-cut marble-style quartz worktops are becoming increasingly popular in kitchens and bathrooms, and it’s easy [...]

Marble vs. Granite: Which Stone is Right for You?

Marble and granite are two of the most popular natural stones for kitchen worktops and [...]

Get a Bespoke Kitchen Look with Porcelain Slabs

Kitchen Makeover: How to Use Porcelain Slabs for a Bespoke Style A kitchen makeover can [...]

Granite vs. Quartzite: What’s The Difference?

Granite and quartzite are two of the most popular natural stones used for countertops, backsplashes, [...]

The Ultimate A-Z Guide to Granite: Types, Characteristics, and Uses

Explore the beauty and versatility of granite with our comprehensive A to Z guide. From [...]