Category Archives: Carpet Care

How Do I Fix A Chip In My Acid-Stained Concrete Countertop?

How Do I Fix A Chip In My Acid-Stained Concrete Countertop? Have no fear – help is here! If you’ve managed to get a chip in your gorgeous colored concrete countertop, leaving an ugly gray pit against your beautiful stain, Stone Surface Specialists will fix it right up for you! Acid stain only colors the tippy-top layer of concrete – up to 1/16th inch, so a chip will result in... More

How To Remove Hard Water Spots From Glass 

How To Remove Hard Water Spots From Glass  It’s happened to all of us – you’ve just had the windows cleaned and the children turn the hose on and helpfully spray the windows for you, leaving gazillions of lovely little drip marks all over the surface. What are these blasted little marks, and how can you get rid of them? Hard water spot... More

Is Glass A Stone?

Is Glass A Stone? Okay, so I’ve had a few questions about this – ‘I thought Stone Surface Specialists only worked with stone – glass isn’t really a stone.’ Well. Since this is such a giant bone of contention, I should probably address the issue head-on, rather than allow it to fester. Don’t want to be the cause of unrest amongst stone devotees…. So, what exactly IS ... More

What Makes Obsidian Stone Special?

What Makes Obsidian Stone Special? Obsidian is a really cool form of naturally-occurring volcanic glass, formed as an extrusive igneous rock (a really fancypants term for lava that shoots out of a volcano and hardens to become rock outside the volcano. ‘In-‘, ‘ex-‘ - you get the picture). It manages to be both pitch black (usually, although it can also be brown or green) and tran... More

Should I Use An Acid Stain Color On My Concrete?

Should I Use An Acid Stain Color On My Concrete? So you want to color your concrete? Goody, we’re rolling up our sleeves as we speak! There are several different types of concrete colorant, each with different benefits. In our FREE five-part guide, Stone Surface Specialists will demystify the options for you. If you still have questions, give our experts a call at 801 856 0164 today. ... More