Find out more about the materials we work with

Granite

Granite is an igneous rock that is formed from magma, deep in the heat of the earth’s core; a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids, it is generally a popular choice for kitchen worktops, because it provides the most durable surface of all the natural stones. Granite is available in a range of finishes including a high gloss polish, matt honed, flamed or satin, as well as a number of different colours, from jet-black to vibrant blues, stunning gold to glorious greens.

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Marble

Marble is a metamorphic form of limestone that has been created by extreme heat and pressure; compressed under the earth’s surface for millions of years, marble can be identified by the beautiful ‘veins’ that run through it, giving it a spectacular quality and finish. Marble is more porous than granite and its surface can be susceptible to the effects of acidic products. It is often used in bathrooms, and to stunning effect in entrances or rooms where you want to create an impact or make a statement. Marble is available with polished, honed or acid wash finishes and like granite, provides a broad range of colours from pure white to warm browns, and dramatic greys or blacks. When exposed to the right kind of chemical treatments, marble not only looks stunning, it will also last for years to come.

Limestone and Slate

Limestone and slate are sedimentary rocks formed over a period of 250-700 million years by particles of sand, stone and shell compressed in layers at the bottom of our seas and waterways, producing a hard stone. Limestone is often known for its high fossil content and is generally cream or white in colour, while slate has a more uniform patina, darker than limestone, slate is available in greens, greys and blacks. Both have a honed appearance; they are softer and cannot be highly polished. Limestone is a very popular choice for bathrooms and fire surrounds, and slate is often used for bathrooms and hearths.

Quartz Surfaces:

Quartz surfaces are man-made, using one of nature’s hardest materials and combing it with pigments and polyester resins. Quartz feels cold like stone and offers similar properties to granite, making it a good choice for kitchen surfaces. Quartz is consistent in texture and appearance, as well as being durable and low maintenance. Because it is man-made, quartz is available in contemporary colours from ruby red to sparkling black, pure white, cream and beige, making it possible to have pale surfaces in a kitchen or bathroom.

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Mole Valley Masonry,
Unit 15b Nutley Dean Business Park,
Smalls Hill Road, Norwood Hill,
Horley, Surrey, RH6 OHR

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