Best Bathroom Countertops Materials

Which Material Is Best for Bathroom Countertops?

When it comes to bathroom countertops, you can never go wrong with natural stone. This material has an organic beauty that you cannot find in other types of surface materials. Being hard as a rock (pun intended), you can expect it to be durable. However, the benefits do not stop there: natural stone is also easy to maintain, heat-resistant, and available in a wide range of textures and colours. Every natural stone has its unique characteristics. So, you will need to assess which one will work best for your tastes and needs. Here are some of the most popular options for bathroom countertops: Marble Because marble is highly polished, it can give your bathroom an air of luxury. It comes … Continue reading

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Porcelain Kitchen Benchtop by Aurora Stone

How to Add a ‘Wow’ Factor to Your Kitchen

For many families, the kitchen is the heart of the home. In the kitchen is where hearty meals are prepared and is an ideal place to entertain guests. After all, the kitchen is not strictly for cooking—it is also a common area. These days, open plan living is the norm. More and more homeowners are building their kitchen within proximity to the dining, lounge, and outdoor areas Since your kitchen is always visible to people, why don’t you transform it into a functional and trendy space? This way, you can create a more aesthetically pleasing room that oozes with an extra ‘wow’ factor. Here are some of the best ways you can boost your kitchen’s look: Cladding for the Rangehood … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts About Marble

5 Interesting Facts About Marble

People have been using marble in the arts and construction for hundreds of years. Some of the world’s most magnificent architectural structures were built using this natural stone. Thanks to marble, we can still appreciate the stunning beauty of the Pantheon in Rome, Taj Mahal and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Even here in Australia, many building developers can’t get enough of marble. For instance, take a look at the Parliament House in Canberra. Some of the most beautiful features of this building include the Paradise White marble tile flooring. And of course, who could forget the Marble Foyer, featuring 48 columns of green Italian Cipollino marble? Indeed, marble is undisputedly one of the most popular types of natural stone, … Continue reading

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Marble Kitchen Benchtop by Aurora Stone

4 New Kitchen Trends this 2020

One of the best ways to celebrate the new year is by refreshing all aspects of life. Of course, the ideal place to start is in the personal space of our homes. Trends may seem like a fleeting pursuit, but when you invest in your kitchen, you will be able to achieve a design that is capable of outlasting its time in the spotlight. Here are some of the most popular trends for the kitchen this 2020. 1. Marble Kitchen Benchtops This year, more and more homeowners will seek to add character to their countertops. Thankfully, the natural stone industry never fails to provide creative solutions. The days of the round particulates of countertops are long gone. Now, it is … Continue reading

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Kitchen Benchtops Perth by Aurora Stone

The Best Kitchen Benchtop Materials

It’s a real stress relief when you come home after a long day out to a lovely and clean space. Health expert Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe, MD, shared that your home is where you can retreat after a tiring, busy day. She also added that the state of the environment affects the overall health of the occupants. So, if you genuinely care about your well-being, improving the amenities and aesthetic appeal of your interior may become a priority for you. The Right Kitchen Benchtops Bring Drastic Improvement to Your Home A lot of homeowners spend a large chunk of their time in their kitchen. This is the room where we prepare hearty meals with loved ones and share gossip while building relationships. … Continue reading

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Porcelain Benchtops Perth

Kitchen Colours that Will Never Go Out of Style

Tempted to follow a new kitchen trend that you came across online? Before you jump on the bandwagon, you should first consider how the design will fare in the future. Planning the look of your kitchen is not something you should take lightly. After all, interior design involves the art and science of creating an aesthetically pleasing yet healthy environment.  Choose the Right Colours That Will Stay in Trend When it comes to remodelling your kitchen,  you should go for styles that can stand the test of time. Of course, you should still ensure to take your own personal preferences into account. You should also know that selecting timeless colours for your kitchen doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style. In … Continue reading

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How to Make your Room Look Stylish

6 Ways to Make Your Home Look Stylish

Who wouldn’t love having a beautifully designed home? Most homeowners dream of living in a house that looks like it just came out of a glossy interior design magazine. Of course, a goal such as this isn’t completely unachievable. However, in most cases, the process of making a home look stylish can be very tricky. We honestly tell our customers that the process can pose quite a challenge. That said, we are always here to help you achieve the look you want. As long as you know the fundamentals of your design, you can put yourself ahead of the game. So, we have put together this blog post to give you some ideas for styling your home. By the end … Continue reading

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Granite Benchtops by Aurora Stone

How to Clean and Maintain Your Granite Benchtops

For many years, granite has been one of the most popular materials used for kitchen benchtops and bathrooms. One of the great qualities about this natural stone is that it is not as permeable as other materials, making it less prone to soaking up spills, stains, and oils. Even so, it is still important to care for granite countertops to ensure their longevity.  It is worth noting that granite is resistant to bacteria. Therefore, it is the ideal material for use in kitchen counters. Moreover, at Aurora Stone, we seal the granite counters to make them resistant to stains. We stress about teaching our clients how to care for marble countertops properly. However, it is equally important to ensure that … Continue reading

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Granite Stone: Do's and Don'ts

Granite Stone: Do’s and Don’ts

There’s no doubt about it; the use of natural stone is an excellent way to enrich the aesthetic appeal of your home whilst providing you with a multitude of benefits. Granite is one of the most popular natural stone materials for use in this application, and it comes as no surprise why. This material is rich in its unique, visual characteristics, and comes available in a versatile array of beautiful styles and colours, making it easy for homeowners to find a design that suits the theme of their home. Additionally, you can also count on granite countertops to provide functionality, durability, and longevity for the areas of home. Needless to say, if you’re looking for the perfect finishing touch to … Continue reading

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Porcelain Countertops

The Pros and Cons of Porcelain Countertops

Porcelain countertops have been popular in Europe for quite some time, however in recent years, they have also started to take Australia by storm. Due to the various porcelain countertops advantages, it is likely that this material will become a staple design trend in the coming years. If you’re thinking of installing porcelain in your kitchen or for any other area inside or outside your home, then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we are going to discuss the pros and cons of porcelain countertops. In this way, you will be able to decide whether this material is right for your budget, lifestyle and needs. What are Porcelain Countertops When creating porcelain benchtops, manufacturers use a special … Continue reading

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