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Pros and Cons of Porcelain Countertops for Bathrooms

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Porcelain is quickly growing in popularity, especially when it comes to the bathroom. The reason why? Because porcelain slabs come with many pros, and not too many cons at all.

To help with your search for the perfect material, hopefully this article can outline some of the reasons why porcelain should be on your list to consider. At ClassicQuartzStone we will give you a lot of the information you need to make an informed decision as to whether porcelain is for you and your home.

Pros of Porcelain

#1 Range of Colours

One of the best things about porcelain is that it is available in a huge range of colours, patterns and even finishes. In porcelain, the varied pigmentation of the raw materials is what creates its range of colours that gives you the entire rainbow to choose from. The pigmentation gives porcelain its appearance of a natural stone, by featuring veining such as marble.

#2 UV Resistant

If you are looking to place your new porcelain around your bathroom where the sun will directly hit, then you do not ever have to worry as porcelain is completely UV resistant. This means that the porcelain will never fade in the sun, leaving your bathroom looking as new as the day you bought it. Whether your porcelain is in direct sunlight or not, this will have no impact onto the colouring over time.

#3 Range of Sizes

Unlike many other materials out there on the market, porcelain comes available in a range of sizes. You are able to purchase in large slab sizes, as well as smaller. This will give the homeowner the opportunity to be flexible with the home renovation projects. The range in sizes will also remove the need for fusing multiple slabs together, giving a much more seamless look.

#4 Great with Products

Around the bathroom you will likely be using a range of chemicals from cleaning to beauty and there will no doubt be a few spillages from time to time. Porcelain is perfect for areas in the home where you are likely to be having harsh chemicals or even food items that can stain surfaces. By purchasing porcelain, you will have complete peace of mind knowing that most chemicals will not affect the porcelain at all.

#5 Scratch Resistant

As well as being stain resistant, porcelain is scratch resistant which is perfect for any areas around the home where there is likely to be sharp objects such as razors. Having a surface that is scratch resistant is vital, especially if you have a family home with little ones running around. Even if you will not necessarily have sharp objects, its important for harder objects falling too.

#6 Great for Installation

Porcelain is such a perfect stone when it comes to being installed, which makes life so much easier for both the buyer and manufacturer. Porcelain is great when it comes to being handled and fitted which makes it such a quick process. Your porcelain will be able to be cut so easily within the factory, resulting in the delivery and installation process to be completed efficiently.

Cons of Porcelain

Unfortunately, as with everything, porcelain is not without its downfalls. However, it does not come with many at all which is why it is such a popular stone at the moment and is rising in popularity.

Despite porcelain being scratch resistant, it is not invincible. Porcelain is able to be chipped or cracked, depending on how hard it is hit so you cannot completely relax when things get dropped. However, you can relax a little as it will take a lot of force and weight to damage porcelain when compared to natural stones.

Top 10 Advantages of Quartz Work Surfaces

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When it comes to renovating homes or commercial properties, Quartz is one of the most popular materials out there as it comes with a huge list of benefits. Quartz slabs can be used for so many areas around the home, however it is very popular for being used on work surfaces.
Before you decide to purchase Quartz stone for a work surface in your home or property, here are some advantages that you should be aware of. Hopefully, this guide will help in your decision making.

#1 Lower Maintenance

Quartz is known for being incredibly low when it comes to maintenance and keeping it looking as good as the day you bought it. Quartz is actually one of the best stones that you can purchase if you are conscious of it being kept looking nice daily.
As Quartz has been engineered and man made, it has been designed with homeowners in mind from the very start. As Quartz has been made by us, it is a non-porous stone which means that it will never need any treatment or re-sealing at all, keeping it waterproof, stain and scratch resistant.

#2 Non-Porous

As we mentioned above, Quartz is a non-porous material, which means that it could not be any easier to keep clean. When you do your daily cleaning regime, all you need is to wipe over with a mild soap, warm water and rinse it off.
Furthermore, as it will never soak up any liquid this is perfect for being used in the kitchen or bathroom areas. Any spillages that occur will never soak beyond the surface, instead it will remain on top waiting to be washed away.

#3 Stain Resistant

With further thanks to its non-porous properties, it is also a stain resistant material. This means that when you spill anything such as red wine, it will never stain the surface. The liquid will stay on top of the surface resulting in minimal staining.

#4 Scratch Resistant

In addition to above, Quartz is also scratch resistant too which makes it absolutely superb for being used in the kitchen areas as a work surface. In the kitchen, you will never have to worry about slipping with the knife when you are prepping your meals as it is incredibly difficult to scratch the surface.

#5 Heat Resistant

Quartz can also be used within the bathroom areas too, as well as the kitchen, as it is excellent for being heat resistant. You do not have to worry anymore about accidentally leaving either hot pots and pans or hair straighteners on top of the surface. While we suggest and strongly recommend that you continue using heat pads where necessary, your work surface will be very difficult to mark.

#6 Budget Friendly

If you are searching for a budget friendly stone, then Quartz is perfect for you and your home (especially your wallet!). Quartz is not only cheap for the initial purchase, but it also will save you money in the long term too. Without all of those re-sealing costs to worry about, you are freeing up some extra cash just for you.

#7 Durable

Let’s face it, when we are searching for a material to use around the home we are looking for it to be sturdy and durable. No one wants a stone that is easily going to break for not last for many years. Whether you have a family home or live alone, Quartz is one fit for all. Quartz can be used in all high traffic areas and withstand high volumes of usage.

#8 Versatile

Quartz is so versatile that you never have to worry about not being able to do what you want with your home. Quartz gives you the freedom to place it wherever you wish, creating your ideal home. Whether you want to use it for your bathroom work surface, kitchen work surface or even flooring, you can do just that.

#9 Range of Colours & Patterns

Quartz is available in a huge range of colours and patterns, including Classic Range, Marble Range, Brillo Range, Leather Finish, Bookmatch Range so you will never be lost for getting what you have in mind. In fact, you are most likely to have the opposite problem – not being able to decide from all of the choice!

#10 Finishes

Very much like the colours, Quartz also has a few finished to choose from too. You are able to choose from Polished, Matte and Natural to give it a slightly different appearance.

5 Modern Classic Quartz Colours for Kitchen Worktops

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Choosing from and deciding on a colour for your kitchen worktop can be a difficult process, after all this will hopefully be a worktop that you are going to have installed for many years to come. Most people only tend to renovate their home the once during their lifetime, so you want to get it right!
Here are five of our favourite Classic Quartz colours that you can choose from when designing your kitchen worktops & countertops.

Botticino

Botticino is one of our lighter colours, with a base of creamy/beige. On top of the cream colour are markings of white throughout giving a perfect contrast in light and darker. If you are searching for a colour that will bring out the freshness of your kitchen while creating the illusion of a larger space, this just may be your perfect choice!

Glitter Branco

Much like the name suggests, this particular slab colour has big chunks of stones, mirror and glass which gives it slab the appearance of having glitter throughout. Placed on a white base, the glitter creates a glamourous feel perfect for any home.

Classic Gris

Classic Gris is one of our slightly darker colours yet remaining neutral. It has a grey base colour with spots entirely throughout made up of darker colours. The overall slab also gives off the slight hint of colour too, which is great for anyone wanting something slightly different to the usual choices.

Sepia

Sepia is one of our off-white colours, which has been complimented well with tiny dots and spots throughout which are a light grey colour, giving it some contrast. This is perfect for anyone who wants a lighter colour but not wanting to go quite as bright as white with a subtle pattern.

Classic Bianco

Classic Bianco is last on our list of modern colours; however it certainly is not the least. Classic Bianco is one of the most popular colours to choose because it offers a fresh, stunning yet timeless piece to any home.
Classic Bianco is a plain, solid white colour which brings out the light in any room and will work at creating the illusion of a much larger space.

8 Things You Should Know About Calacata Porcelain Slabs

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Quartz Marble effect is one of the most sought-after materials when it comes to home renovating. If you want a stunning, timeless beauty then Marble effect stone can be one of your best options. Calacatta marble effect is one of the most popular slabs within the Marble range category for homes. But why spend out for the real deal when there is Calacata Porcelain slabs on the market?
Before you go ahead and purchase Calacata Porcelain slabs for your home, here are some things you should know.​

#1 Finishes that are Available​​ 

When you are looking into which Calacata Porcelain slab you would like within your home, the finishing you include can drastically improve and change the overall appearance. You are able to choose from both matte and polished finishes, depending on your style and taste.

#2 Range of Sizes​​ 

When it comes to sizing up your house, regardless of how big or small you may need the Calacata Porcelain slabs to be, the chances are there will be the perfect size available to order.

#3 Versatile​​ 

Calacata Porcelain slabs have many uses so there is no reason why you should be limited with what you want to use it for. Giving you so much freedom for your home renovating, Calacata Porcelain can be used in a wide range of places including bathroom walls, work surfaces, shower walls, flooring and so much more.

#4 The Appearance​​ 

But what makes Calacata so popular in the first place? Calacata comes with a unique blend of grey, white and golds that are flowing throughout the veining. This particular slab offers nothing less than elegant beauty that will last a lifetime.

#5 Budget-Friendly​​ 

Porcelain may not be the cheapest material on Earth, it is cheaper than other stone types. For those who are wanting a beautiful stone to use around their home but cannot afford the price tag that is attached to Calacata Marble, this is just what you are looking for. You will get all the benefits of Calacatta as well as the advantages of Porcelain too – win-win!

#6 Uniformed in Appearance​​ 

While Calacata Porcelain has been designed and manufactured to have the appearance of Calacatta Marble, it will be slightly different butdepending on what you are looking for, it could be either a great or bad thing.
Calacatta Porcelain will be uniformed in appearance as it has been man made and engineered, so do not expect to find your slabs looking unique to each other.

#7 Differently Different​​ 

While, of course, Calacata Porcelain is superb for those who cannot afford the real deal with Calacatta Marble, it is in no way a direct replacement. Anyone who is looking for Calacatta Marble will spot the differences a mile away, however Porcelain still offers stunning beauty with all the benefits of being waterproof, low maintenance and much more.

#8 More Advantages​​ 

With Calacata Porcelain, not only are you going to be paying much less but you will also be getting many more benefits too. Your surface will remain waterproof, stain and scratch resistant for its entire lifespan and never needing to be re-sealed or having any treatment whatsoever. Therefore, you will be saving money in the long run as well as with the initial purchase.

10 Quartz Marble Range Colours for Work Surfaces

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When it comes to renovating your home, the colour theme and overall design can often take many weeks to finalise and be happy with how it is going to look. After all, you will be living with it for many years to come so you want to make sure that you get it right.

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As work surfaces can take up a lot of space in your kitchen and often become a centrepiece, it is normal for this to take some time to consider. With our range of Quartz Marble slabs colours, you are sure to find something that fits in to your design and taste.

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Quartz Marble is perfect for homeowners who want the elegance of Marble but with the advantages and price tag of Quartz, a win-win for all!

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Marbre Carrara is one of our most well-known slab colours within the range and for very good reason. This particular colour resembles the most traditional appearance of Marble with its veining all over the surface, looking as natural as possible, with a white base.

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  • Olympia

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Olympia has a white base colour, complimented well with a golden Marble effect veining throughout. The contrast between white and gold works so well and offers that hint of luxurious that every home needs!

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  • San Vincente

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San Vincente has a white base colour with a dark shade of grey being the colour of the veining. With the white base shining through and being more of the focus in this slab, it is perfect for homeowners who are looking for a light and bright colour but not wanting to go for a solid colour. This offers you a slight pattern which will look amazing in any home.

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  • Santorini

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Santorini is one of our more glamourous colours. It’s grey base colour is matched beautifully with the silver colours markings that have been placed over the top, almost like lace. These silver markings create almost a shiny and glittery effect.

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Serengeti has a dark grey base colour which is contrasted well with its black markings. These black markings give the appearance of almost being cracks in the slab, to offer a different take on Marble that you may not have seen before.

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  • Vanilla Sky

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As in the name, Vanilla Sky, has a white base with cream and golden markings which give the appearance of clouds throughout the slab, creating an elegant colour to choose for any kitchen work surface.

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  • Verona

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Verona has a brown coloured base with chunks of black, white and gold throughout. These colours are dotted around over the surface in the shape of stones, so you are getting a hint of all the colours in every inch.

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  • Empire

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Empire is one of our darker brown colour slabs which has been given golden brown markings throughout. Brown may not be one of the most obvious colours to choose from, however it offers a completely different style to what you may be used to. If you are not wanting to go for a light or neither dark colour, then a neutral brown may just be what you are looking for.

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  • Palazzo

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Palazzo is another one of our darker colours, but this time the base colour is a dark beige. The dark beige has been matched well with golden and dark brown markings throughout, creating a stunning slab.

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Zivas Marfil is another one of our lighter colours, but this time the base colour is cream. Zivas Marfil is our only solid, plain slab so it is perfect for anyone wanting a timeless classic piece that will match absolutely any home.

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8 Benefits of Wall & Floor Quartz Tiles

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One of the most popular stones for renovating homes is Quartz because it comes with a huge life of benefits. Quartz tiles for flooring and walls make the stone far more flexible. Before you purchase Quartz tiles, here are some of our 8 benefits that you need to know.
If you are not yet sure whether Quartz tiles are for you, then this list should help you decide. Check out here our full range of quartz slabs.

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#1 Flexibility

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This first one is an obvious but important one; Quartz tiles are so versatile that they can be used for a range of things, especially flooring and walls. But other than that, it can also be used for kitchen worktops, bathroom worktops and much more. However, you imagine using the Quartz tiles within your home, they will offer a stunning look to any room.

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#2 Non-Porous

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Quartz stone is a non-porous material which makes it so easy to keep clean every day, regardless of where you use them. During your cleaning every day, there will be no need to take special measures, instead all that is required is for you to use a wet cloth and mild soap. There will also be no chance of the Quartz tiles harbouring any bacteria or holding onto any spillages too.

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#3 Low Maintenance

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Quartz tiles are also very low maintenance compared to other materials out there. It is actually one of the best materials you can invest in. Quartz is entirely man made, which also means that it has been designed with your satisfaction in mind. Unlike natural stones, Quartz will also never require any resealant or treatment during its lifetime, which is a huge bonus!

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#4 Stain Resistant

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Because Quartz is non-porous this also means that it is stain resistant. So, when you spill anything onto the surface, which is inevitable, the spillage will never be soaked up into the stone at all. The liquid will remain there until you are able to clean it away, however we advise to wipe it off as soon as you notice it to minimize any potential risk.

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#5 Affordable

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Quartz is also perfect for any homeowner who is looking for something a bit more budget friendly. There is no reason why you need to go spending a huge pay packet when you can get something that is just as practical (if not more) and stunning than other more expensive stones out there on the market. As Quartz will never require any long term commitment to treatments, it makes it even better for your wallet.

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#6 Hard Wearing

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Quartz is known for being very durable which makes it absolutely perfect for being used in the home, especially when it comes to flooring and walls. Flooring in every room will get a lot of traffic, even in areas you think do not get used often, so you need to be choosing a material that will last without wearing thin. Quartz tiles are an ideal investment as they are strong and will last for many years. Quartz tiles are able to withstand a high amount of traffic, so you do not have to worry about any damage.

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#7 Colours

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When it comes to deciding which colour you would like, it can take a long time. But with Quartz tiles it may just take you even longer, but it is a good thing! Quart tiles come in a huge selection of not only colours but also patterns too. Regardless of what colour you are looking for, you are bound to find something that suits you perfectly.

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#8 Matte, Polished or Natural

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Finally, you also get to choose from 3 different finishes, depending on the look you are going for. Whether you want something that is simple like matte or a more varnished look, there is something for everyone.

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10 Affordable Classic Quartz Colours for Work Surfaces

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When it comes to choosing the material for your work surfaces, it can often be dictated by the range of colours that it comes in. However, once you have selected which material you are going for, you may still need to narrow down your options.
But if you do not have an idea for what colours you are looking for, then here is a guide to our affordable Classic Quartz colours for your work surfaces.

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Botticino

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Our Botticino colour is one of our lighter colour options to choose from. It is a light beige colour, complemented with ivory markings throughout the slab. This light colour is great for bringing the light into any home.

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Branco Cinzento

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This Branco Cinzento is one of our stunning grey colours. It boasts a solid light grey colour which is perfect for simplicity and those looking for a light colour without the fuss. If you have a simplicity style, then this may be the colour for you.

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Café

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If you are more into your earthy or coffee colours, then this Café colour will be perfect for you and your home. Café is a medium brown colour which offers a solid colour overall for the stone, creating an effortlessly stunning work surface.

Sepia

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Sepia is another one of our lighter colours, however this one in particular is very pale. The base colour is an off white colour, featuring tiny speckles of darker greys which give it a freckly appearance.

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Café Gris

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Café Gris is another one of our brown colours, which is once again perfect for anyone looking for a solid coffee or earthy colour for their home. This brown is light enough to still bring in the light to the home, offering a great alternative to white, cream or ivory.

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Cement Ligero

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This colour is one of our grey colours, featuring a mixture of light to dark greys throughout. The tiny speckles of black and mixture of greys complement the base colour that has an ever so slight hint of blue.

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Classic Blanco

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If you are looking for a white colour, then this is our best option for you. Classic Blanco offers you a solid white colour that is very bright, light and airy – perfect for any home.

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Classic Gris

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Another one of our grey colours, is this Classic Gris colour. It is a medium grey, solid colour that is stunning for those who are seeking absolute simplicity in their home. If you are wanting a lighter shade but are not wanting to go as light as ivory, then this may be a good option for you.

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Glitter Branco

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Our Glitter Branco colour does exactly what it says on the tin. It is a white base colour with tiny grey speckles that give off the appearance of glitter throughout, which is great for anyone wanting that extra bit of sparkle but without too much gleam.

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Matt Blanc

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Our last colour for you, is another white colour but this time it is off white. It is not as bright as our Classic Blanco, so this solid off white colour is perfect for light options but still wanting to play it a bit safe.

Porcelain Slabs vs Quartz – Difference & Comparison

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When it comes to deciding which material you would like for your home renovations, it can be extremely tough narrowing down what you like and dislike. A lot of materials have a very similar list of pros and cons, however the differences between them can cause a huge decision to be made. Whether it is based on which colours are available or how easy the slabs are to keep clean, every reason to choose one material over another is very important.

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This overview will hopefully be giving you some good information on which material out of either porcelain or quartz is the right one for you.

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Porcelain

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Porcelain comes with a huge list of advantages and not many pitfalls at all. Porcelain is available to be purchased in a massive range of colours and finishes to suit every type of personality or colour theme. Regardless of what colour you are looking for, you are bound to find the perfect colour and finish of porcelain for your home.

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Porcelain can be made to look like a lot of natural stones such as marble with its veining. So if the natural appearance is what you are after, then porcelain can definitely help you achieve that with minimal cost.
If you are looking to have a huge work surface or a kitchen island for example, then you never have to worry about creating your surface out of multiple slabs. Porcelain can be bought in huge slabs to give the perfect look to your room.

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Porcelain is also brilliant as it will never fade through the sunlight, so you never have to worry about your beautiful slabs fading in the sun. So go ahead and place your porcelain slabs in front of a window in direct sunlight, as it will never make a difference.

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Porcelain is also perfect for any area where there will be spillages of food, make up or anything that is generally easy to stain. Porcelain is incredibly stain resistant as well as scratch resistant, so you never have to treat your slabs as if they will break by looking at them.

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However, porcelain does not come without its disadvantages. Porcelain can crack, chip and damage over time if you are not careful enough, however the risk of this damage occurring is much less than natural stone. But still, the risk is high enough for you to have to worry about being careful and taking proper care of your slabs.

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Quartz

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Quartz is very much a good contender for being used within home renovations due to its amazing list of benefits. Quartz is known for being very low maintenance which is a dream for potential customers. Unlike natural stones, Quartz will never have to be treated or re-sealed during its lifetime, making it so easy to maintain. Quartz is a non-porous material which means that cleaning is made easy.

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Just like porcelain, quartz is also stain resistant. So you never have to worry about spilling drinks, making a mess with food or upending make up by accident – as it will simply stay on the surface top waiting to be cleaned off.

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Quartz is also such a budget friendly option. Not only is it great for the initial purchase but long term costs are non-existent because it requires no maintenance at all. Even if Quartz was a bit more expensive to purchase, it would be worth the investment due to the zero maintenance you are getting.

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Lastly, quartz is incredibly hard wearing so it is perfect for work surfaces and flooring. It can withstand high volumes of traffic without problems and should last you a life time as long as you take proper care of it.

10 Benefits of Porcelain Wall & Floor Tiles

Best Ways to Clean Porcelain Worktops & Countertops

Porcelain is such a popular material which is growing in popularity every day. Porcelain started off as a ‘different’ solution to your home renovations but it is now an option in its own right. Check out here our range of porcelain slabs for wholesale.

 

Hopefully this overview of porcelain tiles and what they can offer you and your home will give you an idea of what it can offer you. Porcelain has such a lengthy list of advantages ready to help you decide on your material of choice.

 

#1 Range of Colours

 

When you start shopping around for porcelain tiles, you will soon realise that the option you have for colours is huge. You will never feel like you are having to negotiate the appearance of your home by choosing a slightly different colour or shade than what you originally wanted. Whatever colour you are looking for, you can be sure to find it available.

#2 UV Resistant

 

A big benefit of having porcelain slabs within your home is that they will never fade as a result of being placed in direct sunlight. Sunlight will not have any affect on your porcelain slabs at all, so you can be sure that wherever you decide to place them that they will last the same amount of time throughout the house.

#3 Stain Resistant

 

Porcelain slabs are perfect for kitchens and bathrooms in particular due to its stain resistant ability. Whether you spill food or drink that is known to stain such as wine, it will never stain your porcelain tiles as long as it is cleaned up straight away. Porcelain will never soak up any spillages, instead it will remain on top of the surface ready to be simply wiped away, keeping your home looking cleaning and tidy.

#4 Scratch Resistant

 

Similarly, to being stain resistant, porcelain being scratch resistant makes it perfect for areas such as kitchens, bathrooms or dressing rooms where there will be items such as knives or heavy objects that are capable of scratching surfaces. Your porcelain tiles will hold up against most sharp and heavy objects.

#5 Many Patterns

 

After you have picked out which colour you would like your porcelain tiles to be in, do not forget to check out how many different patterns are available. Thanks to porcelain having varied pigmentation, it creates a huge range of patterns from veining to freckles. So if you are looking for the appearance of a natural stone like marble, then porcelain can give you just that but for a fraction of the price.

#6 You Pick the Size

 

When you are wanting your porcelain tiles to be large or small, it will not be a problem. Porcelain is available in a range of sizes to choose from, so regardless of the appearance you are wanting to achieve with your tiles, you will be able to.
For example, if you are wanting a kitchen island but to use one single piece of porcelain, this will not be a problem at all. Likewise, if you would prefer to use smaller pieces then you simply place your order for that size.

#7 Easy Handling

 

Both customers and manufacturers love porcelain as it is perfect for handling, preparing and cutting. For all stages of production from cutting to preparing for installation, porcelain can be handled very easily which makes for a very quick process from start to finish.

#8 Waterproof

 

Your porcelain tiles are perfect for any area within the home as it is incredibly waterproof as a material. So whether you are likely to be spilling water or liquids within the kitchen, walking in water from the rain into your hallway or spraying water in the bathroom, it will never be a problem as the material is entirely waterproof. Water will simply remain on the surface of the material ready for when you are there to wipe it all away.

#9 Heat Resistant

 

We have mentioned before that porcelain is perfect for both kitchens and bathrooms and again, here is another reason why. Whether you are placing hot pots and pans on the surface or placing down hot hair straighteners, you do not have to worry about damaging the surface as it is heat resistant. However, we do still recommend that our customers continue to use their normal precautions such as heat pads to minimise the risk of damage.

#10 Hard Wearing

 

Porcelain is known for being very durable and hard wearing, which makes it perfect for placing in high traffic areas such as kitchens or hallways. No matter how many times porcelain tiles are trodden on or slammed down on, as long as you take proper care of the material then it will last you for many years to come.

10 Things You Should Know About Marbre Carrara

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Marble is such a popular stone for homeowners and there is no confusion over why. However, it does come with a huge price tag attached. While it is beautiful, you have to pay for the appearance! And not only is Marble so expensive for the initial purchase but it also comes with long term commitments to cost as well, so you will need to allow for that.
If you cannot afford the real deal, the next best thing is Marbre Carrara which gives off the appearance of Marble, without the price tag.

 

Here are 10 things that you need to know about Marbre Carrara before you purchase.

 

#1 Say Bye to Downfalls of Marble

 

Marbre Carrara is perfect for all homeowners who want the benefits of Marble but do not like any of the downfalls that may come with it. For those homeowners, they can simply purchase Quartz that replicates the appearance – everyone wins!

 

#2 No Long-Term Maintenance

 

Marbre Cararra is completely man made, and therefore it does not need any long term maintenance at all. So, you will never have to worry about any treatments or sealants, as it will never have to be redone during its lifetime.

 

#3 Easy to Clean

 

As Marbre Cararra is completely man made, it is a non-porous material. When it comes to your daily cleaning routine, it could not be simpler. All you need to keep your Marbre Cararra looking clean and tidy is a wet cloth and some mild soap.

 

#4 Stain and Scratch Resistant

 

Marbre Cararra is absolutely perfect for anywhere around the house, especially for high traffic areas where there may be spillages or sharp objects. As Marbre Cararra is a non-porous material, it will never hold onto any spillages that occur or bacteria, making is such a clean surface. Because it will never hold onto any spillages it also means that there is no chance of staining occurring, as long as spillages are cleaned up very quickly.
To make the surface even better, it is also scratch resistant so if you ever happen to accidentally drop any sharp objects, then you will not have to worry about easily damaging the surface.

 

#5 Heat Resistant

 

Furthermore, Marbre Cararra is even more perfect for being in the kitchen because it is heat resistant too. The heat resistance feature within the material makes it perfect for being used within food preparation areas such as the kitchen. You will never have to worry about the heat damaging or affecting the surface, however we do still recommend that you continue to use all precautions to minimalize the potential risk.

 

#6 Almost All-Natural

 

Marbre Cararra is also almost an all natural stone, which makes it even more appealing to homeowners. While Marbre Cararra is a manufactured and man made, it contains 93% Natural Quartz and 7% Polymer Resins. If you are looking for a natural stone then this is the next best thing, without the cost.

#7 Flexibility

 

One of the best things about Marbre Cararra is that it is so flexible, and it can be used in a range of ways around the home. You will not be restricted as to where and how you can use the slabs, so whether you want it for a kitchen worktop, flooring, bathroom worktop or even on the walls, you have limitless choices.

 

#8 Two finishes

 

When it comes to purchasing Marbre Cararra you will also have two different finishes to choose from, which offer a different look altogether.
The first finish is matte which appears like a much more natural stone, but this will require more maintenance than our natural finish. However, it will still not need any sealing.
You can also choose from a gloss finish which offers a beautiful polished look on the surface.

 

#9 Budget Friendly

 

As Marbre Cararra is man made and is Quartz, it is one of the best options when it comes to budgets. If you are looking for a stunning stone but are looking to spend as little as possible, then this is one of the best options for you. You can get the appearance of Marble at just a fraction of the price.

#10 Durable

 

Lastly, when you spend your time and money renovating your home, you are going to want it to last as long as possible. The ultimate aim is to never have to replace or renew it at all. Marbre Cararra has been man made and therefore is far more durable and long lasting than Marble. So if you are looking for a surface to last you a life time, you may just be looking at your best choice.