Marble splashback and faucet

Stone splashbacks: What you need to know

May 13, 2022

Splashbacks are a great way to protect your walls from spills, stains and steam. Not only are they highly functional, but can be a great way to experiment with bold styles, textures and shapes.  The materials you can select from are almost limitless. Ranging from bold geometric tiles to scenic windows on looking leafy courtyards,…

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Concrete benchtop close-up

What is stone porosity and why is it important?

May 12, 2022

Stone porosity is the ratio of pores to the stone’s volume. It can affect the material’s durability, hygiene level and overall maintenance. But before weighing up these factors, let’s go through some key terminology.  What is stone porosity? Stone porosity is the volume of open spaces (pores) compared to a stone’s overall volume. For example,…

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waterfall benchtop island in kitchen

Pros and cons of a waterfall benchtop

May 4, 2022

  Installing a waterfall benchtop can be a great focal point for your kitchen. Offering an elegant look and clean style, it’s no wonder they’ve been trending for the past few years. But how can you decide if they’re right for your space? We’ve assessed the pros and cons of waterfall benchtops so you can…

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