We know how important it is for you to properly care for the natural stone, marble and granite installed in your home. We also know how difficult and confusing it can be to wade through web site after web site as you search for the information you need.
Knowing this, we believe it's important to provide you with information that goes beyond the use of the products we sell.
For Example, you may be thinking of installing a granite kitchen countertop. Do you know if the granite you would like to use will make you happy?
You don't want a marble or granite that's too absorbent or prone to staining. Nor do you want a stone that reacts adversely to acids, commonly referred to as etching.
Try the Oil and Lemon Juice Test. It's simple but effective and will help you make an informed decision BEFORE you have your natural stone installed.
Are you concerned on how to clean marble? Worried about ruining, staining or etching your marble? Find FAQ's on cleaning marble here.
Or, maybe you're confused by sealers? This in depth article is all about sealers. Are they the same? Or are there differences? AND, what should you look for in a sealer?
How do you know if the stone you are considering EVEN needs to be sealed?
What about stains? Surface damage and temporary conditions are often confused with staining. This article will help you understand stains in natural stone.
Efflorescence, etching, mineral deposits, soap film, stun marks, water spots, water rings, and even wet stone are not true stains. Each condition is treated differently.
We'll continue to publish articles that are informative, reliable and easy to understand. Yes, we would like to sell you our natural stone care products, but we also want you to be an informed buyer.