Porcelain floor tile are ideal choice as they are easy to clean, are not damaged by water and look modern and sophisticated.
There are two main types of porcelain tiles, each with their own features, benefits and uses.
These are through-bodied porcelain tiles and glazed porcelain tiles. Both are available in floor or wall tiles.
Here at Express Marble, we always get asked what the best solutions are for the bathroom and kitchens. We always recommend porcelain for this reason as it just will not ever be damaged by water. Also, they are aesthetically nice to look at, so you get the look and the low maintenance ongoing.
"LONG LASTING & EFFECTIVE CLEANING FOR LIFE"
Express Marble provide an extensive range of Marble, Quartz and Granite Worktops in Ruislip and the whole area of West London. Our product range has been collated to provide options for any taste, budget and style of home.
These worktop surfaces are both highly durable and easy to clean, making them a particularly low-maintenance worktop choice for any setting whether it be for a brand new kitchen or if you are looking to update your living space.
TIPS ON HOW TO MEASURE FOR WORKTOPS:
FOR EVERYDAY CLEANING OF QUARTZ/MARBLE/GRANITE
Contact Express Marble today for more information on our Marble, Quartz and Granite Worktops in Ruislip West London
Contact Page or Tel: 020 8841 2980 | 07778 060 444
Quick Guide on Managing Kitchen Worktops
- Is scratch Resistant but not scratch Proof - Do Not Cut direct onto the worktop.
- Durable – Do not drop heavy to prevent chipping on the surface.
- Chemicals – It is advisable for quartz, marble or granite that when panting all surface is covered.
- Other Substances to Avoid:
- Furniture Cleaner, Oil Based Soaps, Bleach.
- Important to avoid when cleaning Quartz to avoid chemicals with high alkaline.
For Everyday Cleaning & Maintenance
- Ensure to use warm water, soap, and sponge.
- Please use a cleaner that does not contain BLEACH.
Here at Express Marble we have a huge selection of marble, granite quartz kitchen worktops all fabricated and cut to your exact needs. Our team supply the trade and direct to the public and we can help you decide what material will best be suited for your London kitchen needs. If you want the best quote for your next kitchen worktop then make sure speak to a member of our team and we will be on hand to help you through the design and fitting process.
Lapitec has many possible applications including paving, interior and exterior cladding, flooring, kitchen and bathroom surfaces.
Lapitec’s extreme stability makes it resistant to abrasion, scratching, and to everyday wear and tear. The Lapitec slabs are all made to be bacterial-resistant and are comprised with self-cleaning properties which could prevent staining, and reduce the maintenance and cleaning regime.
Express Marble of London can supply and fit your very own Lapitec Kitchen Worktop to homes in and around the London area.
The advantages of Lapitec are
To become an approved Lapitec fabricator, the approved fabricator training process must be completed. We at Express Marble & Granite have received a certificate for being an approved fabricator for Lapitec® from The Marble & Granite Centre Ltd.
THE LAPITEC RANGE
Feel free to come in to our show room to see samples.
When it comes to choosing what type of kitchen sink will sit in your kitchen, the first thing you need to consider is the durability. No matter what type of sink you choose, it is important that the sink will physically fit the cabinet of vanity. The most common mistake many people make is picking out sinks that are too large for the given cabinet space.
It's also important to choose a sink that's well suited to your daily needs, complements your working style and looks stunning in your space.
There are many different materials used to make kitchen sinks these days, such as stainless steel, composite, porcelain, cast iron, copper and glass. Stainless steel and composite sink are the most commonly used material for the kitchen. They both are very durable and should last very long time, with proper care and maintenance.
Hard-wearing and easy to clean, it is Incapable of being cracked or chipped, but it's common for minor scratches to appear in the first weeks of use. This is normal and will become less noticeable over time.
Cast iron is one of the oldest materials used for kitchen sinks and is still very popular today.
Fireclay sinks are made by molding a ceramic clay into the shape of the sink and allowing it to dry at a high temperature for a period of up to 40 hours.
Resin / Composite
Composite kitchen sinks are a combination of crushed stone, usually granite or quartz, and a resin binder. The mixture varies depending on the product and manufacturer, but it’s usually around 70%-80% rock and 20%-30% resin.
Ceramic kitchen sinks are handcrafted and baked in fireclay are Ideal for traditional and country kitchens.
Frame is made from toughened glass while the bowl is stainless steel. Look stylish, modern and unique.
Solid surface sinks are made from the same material as solid surface countertops. When coupled with a solid surface counter, these sinks offer a great seamless look, the ultimate in sink/counter design with no ridges or edges to catch gunk and grime.
Copper & Bronze
A copper or bronze sink offers a distinctive look that will take on an aged patina depending on the type of care it's given.
Styles of kitchen sinks:
Single Bowl Sink
A single bowl sink has just one basin, but is available in many different size and depth.
Double Bowl Sink
Double bowl sinks come in a wide array of configurations– two equally-sized bowls of the same depth, two equal bowls of different depths, unequal size bowls, etc.
Top Mount Sink
Top mount kitchen sinks almost always have a rim or lip that hold the sink in place and creates a finished look.
Under Mount Sink
An undermount sink is mounted underneath the counter. With no lip or rim, the edge of counter drops off directly into the sink basin.
An integral sink is made out of the same material as the countertop and is fused to it, creating a seamless transition that makes the sink and counter look like one unit.
Butler, Belfast and Farmhouse (also known as apron sinks)
Is a large forward-facing section that replaces a section of the counter.
At Express Marble we supply many type of sinks and taps from some of the industry’s leading brands like Banco, Franki, 1810 and Insinketator. You're sure to find what you need, whatever the size and style of your kitchen. Don't forget to complement your choice with our taps and waste disposers.
Whether you're cutting thick granite, marble, slate, limestone or any other material for floors and counters, Express Marble and Granite precision waterjet cutting services unique ability allows us to produce high accuracy custom cutting for unique project or to create that hard to find part
Advantages of Waterjet Cutting
Express Marble provide a precision waterjet cutting service... contact us today on : 0208841 2980
Do you prefer Natural stone or Manmade stone? When it comes to designing your kitchen, the kitchen worktop choice is of fundamental importance to any focal point of a kitchen. Below we talk about the differences between Solid kitchen worktops and Quartz kitchen worktops. Here at Express Marble we work with both providing a bespoke cutting service and design service, but there are many people out there that still do not know the differences between the two.
As Granite comes straight from earth, the appearance is not uniform. For some this will be a benefit while others will consider it to be a drawback, it depends totally on your taste and needs.
Quartz, unlike other stone slabs, can be crafted with a controlled appearance.Quartz countertops are just as strong as granite.
It’s a personal choice and is as individual as you are.
If you are looking for professional kitchen worktops in the West London area, then Express Marble are the leaders in domestic and commercial kitchen worktops with a bespoke cutting service for bespoke kitchens and curved kitchens. No matter what your kitchen worktop requirements are, we have the right kitchen worktop for you.
Express Marble manufacture and supply kitchen worktops throughout Ruislip and West London to the kitchen fitting trade.
Unit 2 Braintree House
Ruislip HA4 0EJ
Tel: 020 8841 2980 | 07778 060 444
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