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Minerva worktops

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Koala2 Sat 15-Aug-15 09:55:24

Has anyone got these? Are they easy to care for and look nice? Am I mad to consider - if so what is better (not interested in granite or wood as sound like a lot of work to keep nice).

123rd Sat 15-Aug-15 21:27:26

I'm really interested in Minerva worktops. We have had a quote and it's quite ££hmm and I really want to make sure its worth it. I don't want wood or corian. What I really wanted was polished concrete but that's not going happen.

KanyesVest Sun 16-Aug-15 00:14:15

Sorry to butt in op, but 123rd, do you mind me asking why polished concrete isn't going to happen? It's a work surface I was thinking of.

123rd Sun 16-Aug-15 23:47:14

Two reasons really. I asked about 3 or 4 local tradesmen/ suppliers and they all pulled a face and said" oh, no. Can't do that. Sorry". It is also mega expensive and I heard you need stronger cabinets to support it... But it looks amazing. I will be very jealous!

KanyesVest Mon 17-Aug-15 20:54:39

Interesting, thanks.

Koala2 Mon 17-Aug-15 22:02:18

Have you decided what to get, 123?

123rd Mon 17-Aug-15 23:00:40

It's all down to budgethmm Minerva would be my first choice but it's a quarter of the final price of the whole kitchen. The chap was showing me some alternatives ...basically a thinner laminate. But it looked crap. Our builder has suggested Maia - I think that's the name. He reckons it's really good but I haven't had a chance to research yet.
Any other ideas??

Elmhouse17 Wed 15-Mar-17 07:08:50

Did you find out anything about the Minerva worktops? I'm trying to find out about how well these wear but there doesn't seem to be much out there!

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