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Onyx Worktops & Construction

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All The Colours

If you want to see the full range of onyx colours that are available in the UK then look no further. More....

 

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Commercial Onyx Worktops & Construction

If the specification for a project is integrating a surface that shows beauty which is translucent, then you’ll certainly love the look that Onyx can provide to any environment. It is available in a number of natural yet stunning colours which will generally contain unique swirls, patterns and designs which are almost impossible to replicate within any other  stone material. When specifying this material it should be noted that it can be hard to keep clean and maintain sometimes, this is because it is considerably softer than most other stone types such as granite for example. The client should be made aware that in time you may expect scratches, some dullness and etching to happen. Generally it is considered that this is small side effect that is part of the wonder this beautiful stone offers wherever utilised.

Onyx Worktops & Construction consists of dissolved limestone and since it is a calcareous stone, it's been acknowledged to absorb more liquids that other stones which in time will be visually evident. Since it is harder to keep, most property owners utilize its use as a decorative rather than a construction stone within areas that are not used on a daily basis which will help to preserve the wonder of its appearance. One factor that helps preserve the allure of onyx is to use suitable sealants & cleaners that safeguards it from dulling, etching and discoloration. It is good practice to always ensure that this has been applied to the material upon completion of the installation. We'll happily provide an appropriate aftercare package to make sure your surfaces offer many years of hassle free beauty.

Surprisingly, a quality sealant will help this green ubatuba material serve the owner for a very long time which will offer a fabulous feature within any property that will surpass all expectations. Certain substances should not come into contact with this material, stay away from vinegar, juice, wine along with other elements which are acidic as the materials surface will simply retain stains that could eventually become permanent. Onyx material emits more light than other natural gemstones due to its luminous quality that make it hard to mask these defects due to poor care and maintenance. However, by following through with some cleaning tips, you are able to decrease the likelihood of these defects showing up within the material.

Onyx Worktops & Construction

Make use of a non-acidic cleaner along with a soft cloth to provide these surfaces a greater level of polishing which will take the majority of the attention away from any stains or scratches. Spray the cleanser to the rag as opposed to the actual material after which wipe it over the whole surface. This practice will ensure the cleaner stays upon the surface of the stone rather than penetrating. Permitting the polish to penetrate might cause some serious harm to your work surface, so make sure to wipe up moisture that's retained on the surface.

If the idea is to make use of this material as a work surface which may potentially come into contact with foods including slicing and dicing, get a cutting board so these activities do not take place directly onto the surface. These activities will easily scratch the surface if suitable preventive measures aren't taken. By using these easy steps, these luxurious onyx surfaces will last as long as continue to maintain them.

 

 

If The Client Is Undecided On Onyx, These Other Options May Prove Useful

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Onyx worktops

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