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Granite vs Quartz blog from Stonegate Tooling

We are always on the lookout for information to share with our readers, so when we found this gem of a blog, granite vs quartz, from our friends at Stonegate Tooling we couldn’t resist sharing it with you. If you are unsure about the difference between granite and quartz they have done their best to […]

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cosentino factory visit

John and Sharon’s visit to the Cosentino Factory!

Last week two of our office team, Sharon and John, had the pleasure of visiting the Cosentino factory in Almeria, Spain. Cosentino is one of the worlds market leaders in technologically advanced stone surfaces, and their factory tours are much coveted by everyone in the industry. They had a whirlwind 3 days visiting the factory, warehouse […]

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10 years of C&J Stonemasonry!

A decade of high-quality granite and quartz worktops! 2018 is a very special year for us at C&J Stonemasonry as we celebrate 10 years in business. We have seen our workload increase phenomenally since we fitted our first worktops all those years ago. It has been such a pleasure to help so many people achieve […]

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Quartz worktop

Why is quartz better than marble?

Quartz vs Marble. Marble is seen as the epitome of luxury when it comes to kitchen worktops, and it’s easy to see why. Not only is it a natural product that is beautiful to look at but each slab has unique characteristics that will give your home the wow factor. Most of the marble we see […]

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70's kitchen

Does your kitchen make you sad?

Take a good look at your kitchen. Does it make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? Do you run your hands over the worktops and cupboards and relish the feel of the beautiful surfaces? Do you spend lots of time there, just because it makes you feel happy and content? Do you tell everyone […]

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In August last year, we were asked to supply and fit a new granite bar in the Brewers Arms in Snaith. This was part of a total refurbishment which included new carpets, plastering and redecoration. They wanted something to complement the dark wood throughout the pub, so chose Baltic Brown granite which is a beautiful […]

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integrity top


Silestone, who supply one of our ranges of quartz worktops, has introduced a new collection of quartz sinks to match their worktops. The Integrity range comes in 5 different options and sizes, starting with the Due(s) up to the XL, so there’s a size for every kitchen. All of the sinks are characterised by their fluid […]

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New Year, New Worktop! The start of the new year is traditionally the time when we make resolutions to improve our lives, and it’s also the perfect time to think about updating your home. You’ve hopefully had a nice break from work and are feeling refreshed and full of optimism for the coming year, so […]

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Cosentino Visit Craig and Jimmy were lucky enough to be invited to visit the Cosentino factory in Spain last week. They set off from East Midlands Airport early on Tuesday morning, flying to Alicante where they were met by glorious sunshine. The Hotel Jardines La Tejera in Almeria was their base for the trip. The […]

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