Tips for creating an eco-friendly kitchen design

Kitchen with quartz tops

 

Whether you’re designing a new kitchen from scratch or updating your existing one, we can help you make it eco-friendly.

It’s important to consider the environmental impact of the materials you use and the products you buy.

If you know what to look for, there are now plenty of environmentally-friendly decorating products, building materials and appliances available to help you to reduce your home’s energy usage and carbon emissions.

Here are our top five tips for designing an eco-friendly kitchen:

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How to prepare your kitchen for Christmas

Christmas Kitchens

 

Prepare your kitchen for stress-free cooking while entertaining this Christmas.

Christmas cake, mince pies, roast turkey, pigs in blankets, gingerbread men, Brussels sprouts, and cranberry sauce. There’s no doubt that cooking and eating good food is a key part of gatherings and celebrations during the festive period.

Whether you’re cooking for one or hosting a huge feast for friends and family, a little advance preparation can go a long way to reduce stress and make time you spend in the kitchen this Christmas more enjoyable.

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Can Granite worktops increase the value of your home?

 

When it comes to increasing your property value, most homeowners are of the impression that only large extensions and complete room renovations can make a difference. However, in fact smaller and more cost-effective changes such as Granite worktop installations can make a huge difference.

Granite is one of the most popular worktop materials amongst potential buyers and it can boost your property value whilst recovering some, if not all the initial installation cost.

Here we will be exploring some of the key reasons why Granite worktops can increase the value of your home.

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How to remove scratches from Granite Worktops

 

Granite has a Mohs hardness rating of 7 meaning it is extremely durable and resistant to being scratched or damaged. However, although it is extremely difficult to scratch the surface of a granite worktop, it is not impossible and when this does happen it can ruin the overall aesthetic of your counter.

It may be as a result of repeated exposure to cutting food on the surface with a knife or even setting down your keys in the same place, regardless of how it happened, you’ll want to remove it.

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