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Countertop Caulking One of the biggest investments in a home is the kitchen. The right flooring, along with the paint, cabinets, appliances, and countertops can result in a hefty price tag. And yet,

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Staining vs Etching Two very common discolorations that can happen to natural stone are staining and etching. While they may appear to be similar, they are really two completely different things. The restoration

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Granite is a composite of magma and different kinds of minerals such as quartz, feldspar, amphiboles, and mica. The mineral mica is found in a lot of granite, and it is one of

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We've all seen "SLIPPERY WHEN WET" signs posted at entry ways of industrial, commercial, and retail properties. Falls are completely avoidable, yet incredibly common. Sadly, they are the second leading cause of unintentional

February 2, 2022 Comments Off

The Appearance of Stone Can (and Can't) Be Altered Natural stone, a restorable surface material, is complex in comparison to restorable man-made materials, such as engineered stone, solid surfaces, and concrete. Unique as

December 30, 2021 Comments Off

THE SURPRISING USES OF MARBLE Ingestible Countertop Material? Most people are familiar with the idea that marble is used for countertops, floors, walls, statues, and decorative items. In the following article from Fred

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How to Remove Ring-Shaped Marks on Marble Here is a question people commonly ask us: "What causes ring-shaped marks and white spots on marble?" Questions like these usually follow: "Is there a product

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How to Remove Shower Calcium Deposits Do you have a white film or scaly buildup on your tile or stone shower? This is caused by calcium deposits, which can be difficult to remove.

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Are Steam Cleaners Safe For Natural Stone? There are many wrong ways to clean natural stone, which is why we recommend leaving heavy cleaning to an experienced stone restoration professional. As you will

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Can Skin Soap Damage Natural Stone? If you have marble or other natural stone shower walls or tub surrounds, the skin soap you use can damage, stain, or diminish the appearance of your


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