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How the other half cook: styling a high end kitchen

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Celebrity chefs have been wowing audiences with their stunning (studio/work) kitchens for years now, dominating daytime TV with fabulous meals in modern and magnificent kitchens. Certainly, these fall into the higher end category on home cooking, but what are the key elements that raise your average kitchen to expert heights? Kitchen Gadgetry According to Forbes, [&hellip

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How long do kitchen worktops last?

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Research suggests that a new kitchen can add value of up to £5000 to your home, and a recent kitchen renovation survey by Houzz showed that 94% of people updating their kitchen will have entirely new worktops fitted. This demonstrates the importance of not only finding the most durable worktop, but also finding the one [&hellip

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5 kitchen interior design trends to watch out for in 2016

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Here at Modern Worktops, we know how important design is when choosing a kitchen. Inspired by the trends of 2016, we have compiled our favorite design trends set for this year. 1. Mismatched cabinets Choosing two tonal cabinets is the latest trend for 2016 and breaks away from the all-white kitchen. Contrast a lighter upper [&hellip

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How heat resistant are your worktops?

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One of the major benefits of installing a granite or quartz worktop for your kitchen is the durability of those materials. We’ve previously discussed how resilient stone worktops are, as well as how to clean your worktops. However, there’s one other common kitchen question which people regularly ask for advice on – how heat resistant [&hellip

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What should you use to clean your worktop?

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Quartz and granite worktops are a great addition to any home, and are available in a range of colours to suit your personal colour schemes, but cleaning them can sometimes cause confusion. Some people worry about whether to use specialist cleaning tools, chemical cleaners or to simply wipe with a damp cloth to best maintain [&hellip

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