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03
May

5 Reasons Why a Solid Surface Countertop Makes for a Fuss-Free Kitchen Experience.

Whether granite or marble, natural stone countertops are a popular countertop choice with homeowners. But as much as we love its aesthetics, natural stone isn’t exactly cheap. To make matters worse, nature doesn’t exactly concern itself with our kitchen needs and therefore its bounties need a little human-touch-fixer-upper. What a bother!   What is Solid Surface? Instead of spending half our lives trying to keep a natural stone surface properly maintained,…

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29
Mar

The Pros and Cons of Granite Countertops.

Do you like granite countertops? I know I do, especially honed finished ones (despite them being a little harder to maintain than those that are polished). Starting out as a glamorous but expensive countertop choice sometime in 1987, the advent of globalisation (and the cheap labour it brought with it), improved logistics, diamond saws and computerised manufacturing has made granite so much cheaper that it’s now a common sight in…

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14
Feb

How to Choose the Right Countertop Thickness for Your Home.

  Stone suppliers in Singapore carry a wide range of kitchen tops. From natural stone like granite, marble and sandstone to solid surface kitchen tops and engineered quartz stone, each type of stone has its advantages and disadvantages depending on the desired aesthetic tastes and functionality. So how do you choose the right thickness for your countertop? In previous articles we’ve discussed the physical characteristics of different types of kitchen…

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05
Dec

Kitchen Top Edge Profiles in Singapore – Styles and How They Fit in with Your Home.

Choosing a countertop for your kitchen can be a tough decision as we all want the best that time and money can buy. However, when asked about kitchen top edge profiles, we're surprised that most customers simply do not know what they want. Choosing Kitchen Top Edge Profiles – Not Simply a Cosmetic Choice. Aside from aesthetics, there are a few key differences that differentiate edge profiles from one another. Let’s have…

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15
Nov

6 Essential Tips on How to Care for Quartz Countertops.

  Quartz countertops are beautiful works of art and make for the perfect centre pieces in the home. Unlike natural stone countertops, quartz countertops are engineered from crushed quartz stone and resin to specifically meet the needs of everyday life. They are durable, hygienic and relatively easy to maintain. However, proper care is important to keep them in perfect condition for a long time.   1. Use non-abrasive cleaning cloth…

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19
Oct

Choosing the Perfect Kitchen Top in Singapore.

We all want that perfect look for our kitchen. For many, buying their first kitchen top in Singapore would probably be a once-in-a-lifetime thing. Most probably wouldn’t be looking at a new one any time soon after their first purchase. It also plays a big part in the overall look of the kitchen; but there really is a lot more to it. Therefore, here are 3 important things you need to know…

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15
Oct

Ideas For The Bay Window: Better Living With Quartz Countertops!

Since it found its popularity with Victorian residential architecture, bay windows have remained a mainstay of home-style right up to today. There's nothing quite as warm and fuzzy as idly sitting by a big window and looking out into the world around you, pondering as people go out their daily business, or taking in the view and fresh air. Unfortunately, due to a lack of inspiration or pure laziness, many…

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15
Sep

Modern Solid Surface Countertops Based On Corian’s Original Designs.

Hailed as the first of its kind, Corian is the brand name for a top-of-the-line solid surface countertop material developed by DuPont scientists back in 1967. Today, there are several brands in the market based on the original Corian countertops development, including Samsung’s Staron and LG’s HI-MACS. These different brands differ mainly in the designs that they come in, which presents a myriad of beautiful designs for customers to choose…

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07
Sep

Stone Amperor – A Supplier of Kitchen Tops in Singapore That Puts Customers First.

Bad customer service. We’ve all been victim to unscrupulous businesses that care only for profit, regardless of their customers. Just recently a salesman of retailer Gadget Terminal in Sim Lim Square was arrested and jailed for 28 weeks attempting to cheat customers. This particular event might had gone well (justice was served) but many underhanded sales practices go unchecked - and honest customers pay the price. This is no different with…

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08
Jul

Proper Care and Maintenance of Solid Surface Countertops.

If you’ve gotten yourself a solid surface countertop then we can understand your delight. But whether acrylic or polyester, proper care and maintenance of solid surface countertops is important to keep them pristine and in good condition. Fortunately, solid surface countertops are pretty easy to maintain, and sets it apart from natural stone countertops. Failing to properly maintain natural stone countertops can lead to problems because its pores make it…

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