Granite Benchtops by Aurora Stone

Granite Countertops: Pros and Cons

Granite is an extremely popular natural stone material, and for all the right reasons. Although it works well as tiles, wall cladding, splashbacks, and many other applications, granite benchtops are an undeniable favourite amongst many homeowners worldwide.  In this post, we’ve discussed the pros and cons of adding granite countertops to your home: Pros Hard & Sturdy If you’re looking for a benchtop material that will continue to last for years, despite constant use and abuse, granite countertops are an ideal option to consider. Even when exposed to harsh elements and objects, granite countertops remain looking good and functioning perfectly; after all, they are one of the hardest natural stone materials around. So, if you want to make a worthwhile … Continue reading

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4 Signs You Need a Benchtop Replacement

4 Signs You Need a Benchtop Replacement

Whether they’re installed in the kitchen or bathroom, benchtops take a lot of abuse from us over the years. We use our benchtops for several different activities each and every day, so it only makes sense that they’d wear out quicker compared to other features and aspects of our home. However, benchtops are not just a major centre point of any room, they are also integral for practical purposes. For this reason, it’s important to maintain your benchtops properly and when nearing the end of its life, consider getting a replacement.  In this post, we’ve run through 4 signs that suggest you might need a benchtop replacement: 1. Excessive Staining or Fading We work with a variety of stainable substances … Continue reading

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Marble Stone by Aurora Stone

4 Common Myths About Marble Stone

If you’re searching for the perfect material to use for your benchtops, splashbacks, tiles, walls or fireplace, why not consider a natural stone like marble? Having been used throughout history in a variety of applications, marble has become synonymous with luxury, class and timeless style. For all these reasons plus more, they make the perfect addition to kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms and hallways. Better still, they offer an incredible return on investment (ROI).  Whilst marble has always been a popular choice for interior design applications, there are a few misconceptions surrounding this natural stone material. In this post, we’ll be debunking 4 common myths about marble stone, so that you can invest in new marble products with confidence:   1. It’s … Continue reading

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Marble Countertop by Aurora Stone

Marble Countertops: Pros and Cons

Who could resist the beautiful look of marble? This classic natural stone is so widely favoured. It is being used for a lot more than floors, walls, and sculptures these days. People love the look of marble, they have even been replicating it on their cakes, nails, phone cases, and much more. Indeed, it is as popular in the 21st century as it was hundreds of years ago. However, marble offers a lot more than just an elegant appearance. It is also perfect for countertops, for both aesthetic and functional reasons.   If you’ve been searching for a new benchtop material for your kitchen, bathroom or bar, read on to discover the pros and cons of getting marble countertops: Pros Long-Lasting … Continue reading

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Travertine Stone for your Home

5 Best Uses for Travertine

Each type of natural stone is known for something distinctive. For instance, marble is favoured for its luxurious, white appearance, and it’s beautiful, intricate veining. Granite, on the other hand, is known for its durability, resistance and longevity. Onyx is known for its rich, earthy tones and stunning swirls and patterns. And travertine? Well, travertine draws characteristics from all three.   If you’re finding it hard to choose between all the natural stone materials available to you, then we’d recommend looking into travertine, and what it can do for your home. Available in a wide range of colours, patterns and finishes, travertine has a number of beneficial qualities, making it perfect for use in the following applications:  Benchtops Travertine is a … Continue reading

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