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Benefits of Timber Worktops 

Benefits of Timber Worktops 

Benefits of Timber Worktops – Timber worktops, no matter what type you go for add a touch of warmth to your kitchen. In the last number of years colours have evolved giving a huge range to choose from when planning your space. With our Natural Timber worktops we create that outdoor atmosphere inside your home. Wood is a natural living material and every worktop we produce has its own unique identity. When it comes to natural timber worktops we offer a myriad of choice regarding wood type, shape, texture and colour that will bring your dream kitchen to life. One Read more »

The history behind cabinet making

The history behind cabinet making

The history behind cabinet making History The history behind cabinet making is important to us here at Piu Alto. One of the oldest building materials is wood. The methods of working with wood have evolved and advanced over the ages. Some of the oldest archaeological evidence of carpentry was found in Germany and date back to the neolithic period. Carpentry methods from pre-history are rarely found as both methods and teachings were usually passed down through generations. The printing press was invented in the 15th Century. Builders began to publish guides and books throughout the following centuries. There are some surviving Read more »

Choosing the right reception desk

Choosing the right reception desk

Choosing the right reception desk Your reception desk is one of the first things people see when entering your building. You want to create the right impression which is why choosing the right design is important. There are many factors you need to consider when designing your new reception desk. The reception area is where a lot of meeting and greeting will take place. Try to make this area as inviting to all potential and existing customers as possible. We will go through the importance of these factors below. The space available When designing your reception desk take into consideration Read more »

Tips for a successful commercial fit out

Tips for a successful commercial fit out

key points to follow when renovating your workplace or offices. Looking for some tips for a successful commercial fit out? Deciding to renovate your office / work space is a big decision. Always do your research into what will work best for your company, staff and customers. Choosing the right company to carry out your fit out is important as you are making a big investment into your business. Here at Píu Alto we pride ourselves on providing the best advice and finished product, we special in bespoke fit outs to ensure your company is one of a kind. You Read more »

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Kitchen In February!

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Kitchen In February!

See our 5 Ways You Can Improve Your Kitchen In February! 1. Cover ugly counter tops. Putting in brand new counter tops is not a small change. So to improve on what you have, try one of these tips. If you’re a renter and can’t make any permanent changes, top a portion of your counter top with a big handsome chopping board, It’s functional and good-looking! If you’re not a renter and are feeling ambitious, you can upgrade your counter top to a solid surface or solid wood surface, and of course here at Piu Alto we would be happy to help Read more »

Aftercare and Maintenance of a Timber Worktop

Aftercare and Maintenance of a Timber Worktop

Ongoing care and oiling of the timber brings out and enhances its appearance as well as protecting the wood surfaces from wear and tear. Your new worktop should be treated with oil at least once every year. This simple procedure will maintain the colour and lustre of your hardwood worktop and keep it looking as good as new. Just remember to always apply thin layers using a lint-free cloth and remove any excess oil. You can test your worktop anytime to see if it requires re oiling. This is a simple and easy procedure. Firstly, to determine if your surface needs treatment, Read more »