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Benchtops have to work hard and look great – so, which way to go? Laminate, granite, marble, engineered stone and stainless steel all have their advantages. All you need to know is here

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The beauty of stone
Stone, natural or engineered, is timeless and elegant – benefits seen in this TIDA-winning renovation by Leuschke Architects. Universal Granite & Marbles carries the largest supply of stone slabs in N...
Surface attraction – the Dekton® Stonika collection
Vibrant, realistic veined patterns and textures matched with the highest technological performance required in a hard-working kitchen, this is the hyper-realistic Dekton® Stonika range from Cosentino.
Second fiddle
The view is the star of this seaside kitchen environment – however, contrasting textures give the island a strong presence without it actually stealing the show. 
6 islands you can enjoy without leaving the kitchen
Kitchens are often the home's main attraction, with the island playing a starring role. Here are 6 examples of islands that reflect their space and fit the homeowners' needs.

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Your guide to kitchen benchtop materials

Choosing the right benchtop can be quite a daunting prospect, but with an understanding of what's out there it can actually be fun

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Silestone Manufacturing Process
A step by step guide on how we make Silestone, the original natural quartz surface designed by Cosentino for high quality kitchens and bathrooms. 

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Universal Granite & Marble is a granite & marble importer from New Zealand. We are the largest wholesaler in New Zealand and our concept is to offer our customers with the largest variety of c...
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