Category Archives: Carpet Care

Will Acid-Stained Concrete Fade in Park City’s High Altitude UV Exposure?

Will Acid-Stained Concrete Fade in Park City’s High Altitude UV Exposure? At Stone Surface Specialists, we get asked this question a lot by customers who want to color, seal and protect their beautiful concrete, indoors and outdoors. Acid-based chemical stains are a mixture of water, hydrochloric acid and acid-soluble metallic salts. They work by penetrating the concrete’s surface... More

Can You Use Water-Based Stains at Altitude On Concrete?

Can You Use Water-Based Stains at Altitude On Concrete? Yes! At Stone Surface Specialists, we love using water-based stains on concrete. And if you leave in the glorious climes of Park City or Heber in Utah, you're in luck - with a little know-how (and we know how!), water-based stains work just as well on concrete at the Wasatch Front's high altitudes. If you want to go beyond the su... More

How To Clean Ceramic Tiles

How To Clean Ceramic Tiles ‘Spring cleaning’. The term conjures up all kinds of images: clean, uncluttered surfaces and storage areas, strange little headscarfs that only come out from the drawer once a year, overwhelming top-to-toe cleaning sessions. And that’s just the kitchen! Your floors need special treatment too. Whether you have wood, tile, carpet, or vinyl, there are some e... More

How To Clean Tile Grout With No Chemicals

How To Clean Tile Grout With No Chemicals It can be done, but prepare yourself for some serious elbow grease…. Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda 1   First, get rid of surface dirt and muck with your regular cleaner. It’s much easier to clean away ground-in dirt if the surface stuff is out of the way. 2 More

How To Remove Chewing Gum From Concrete

How To Remove Chewing Gum From Concrete Has a cluster of errant teenagers seemingly swarmed across your beautiful concrete driveway? Chewing gum has to be one of the most annoying substances created by so-called intelligent humans. It sticks to everything  you wish it wouldn't, and then won’t get off the things you wish it would.  Removi... More