Many natural stones, from granite and marble to quartz and travertine, make great surfaces for floors and countertops. However, they are prone to staining, which makes it imperative that they are cleaned on a regular basis. A poultice stain remover is one of the most … Continue reading Restore the Pristine Beauty of Marble, Travertine, Limestone & all other Natural Stones with Poultice Stain Removers
“Maintenance begins much earlier than the cutting of the ribbon!” Such a pearl of wisdom that’s valid with all natural stone installations, has never been truer than in the case of a shower stall. Tiled shower stalls – whether ceramic or natural stone represent a … Continue reading How To Care For Natural Stone Shower Stalls
ABOUT GLASS CLEANERS AND DISH-SOAP IN THE CLEANING OF GRANITE COUNTERTOPS An article by Maurizio Bertoli Quite often, proud owners of granite countertops report that their fabricator applied a stone sealer to their countertop and then suggested to use some glass-cleaner or a solution of water and dish soap, or other generic products, … Continue reading Glass Cleaners and Dish-Soap In The Cleaning of Granite Countertops
“How often do I have to seal a new granite kitchen counter top? How often does it have to be sealed? What about oil, or water spills? Will it stain from liquids? What other maintenance issues do we need to know about”? These are the … Continue reading 2 Easy Steps to Test the Durability of Your Stone.
Newly Installed Floors The best thing to have done to a brand-new polished stone floor is to have it detailed by a professional stone refinisher. The detailing will involve deep-cleaning the floor (virtually square inch by square inch), removing all possible grout residue or film … Continue reading Guidelines For Taking Care of Newly Installed and Newly Restored Natural Stone Floors
It can be very confusing when trying to figure out which product(s) to use for cleaning your natural stone bath and shower. The following three products should be in your supply at all times. It doesn’t matter if you have marble, granite, travertine, limestone, slate, … Continue reading Easy Guide to Natural Stone Bath and Shower Care
First of all there is a big difference between stains and etching. Stains are caused by any agent that has penetrated into the pores of the stone (oil, grease, make up, sauces, etc). A stain will always be darker than the stone. .Etching is caused … Continue reading I Used Your Marble Polishing Powder to Remove a Stain on My Marble Countertop and It Did Not Work!