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The Worktop Process - from start to finish.

February 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered what goes into the processing of your new quartz or granite worktop? The process is the same for both, although quartz is slightly easier to work with.

We have a description of the 3-step process involved in turning a slab of stone, whether natural granite or quartz composite, into a stunning bespoke worktop.


Step 1- Templating

The first step in creating a bespoke worktop is accurately measuring your kitchen or bathroom, and checking that all cupboards are level. No-one wants an uneven kitchen! We come to your house to measure and make templates, all final decisions are made and the information is recorded on the template to ensure there are no mistakes.

worktop template

Step 2- Fabrication
Whichever worktop you have chosen, and we have plenty to choose from, our experienced stonemasons will cut the slabs according to the measurements on the template. Cut-outs for sinks and hobs, and pop-up sockets if required, will be done first, followed by the drainer grooves. The edges are then profiled as required, and the whole thing is polished to give a smooth finish.

Worktop being fabricatedWorktop edge finishing


Step 3- Installation
The final stage is the fitting; our expert fitters will arrive with your finished worktops and install them using the correct glues and silicones to ensure the perfect fit and a long-lasting finish.

Worktop being fitted and glued

We work with the minimum disruption to you, and always leave your home clean and tidy.

C & J Stonemasonry have over 40 years’ experience in fabrication and installation of granite and quartz worktops throughout the UK, and have a 5* rating from the Guild of Master Craftsmen.

Contact us via the website for a free quote, we can even send samples of your chosen worktop.

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