Preparing your kitchen for the second half of the year

Kitchen Island worktop

The autumn weather is slowly starting to creep in and already you may be putting your heating on as the days and nights get colder. Your kitchen is an area of the home that will always go through a major transformation in the second half of the year in both the way you use your space and the way it functions. Being one of the most frequently used and high traffic areas of any home it is important that you prepare your kitchen for the long winter days and nights to come!

Here we’ve compiled a list of some of the challenges you may face in the second half of the year and how adequately preparing your kitchen can help you through the seasons to come!

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How to repair chips, cracks and scratches

Cracked granite

One of the biggest draws when it comes to purchasing a Granite or Quartz surface in your home is the knowledge that you are investing in a durable product. Where an identical surface of wood or laminate would be damaged, a good piece of Granite or Quartz would gracefully endure. However, this does not mean that damage can’t or won’t occur, especially in a busy household.

Even these hard materials can still get worn down with enough time and use. Fortunately, despite their imposing nature, repairs for Granite and Quartz surfaces are not just possible but are relatively simple.

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Quartz: Then Versus Now

Quartz repairs

Throughout the last century, Quartz has become one of the most popular materials used in both residential and commercial settings.

Being the second most abundant mineral available in the Earth’s continental crust and coming in at a 7 on the Moh’s Scale of Hardness, it isn’t difficult to see why.

That being said, Quartz 50 years ago is not the same stone that we know and love today which is why here we’ll be exploring the journey of this coveted mineral.

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