The old idiom “hard as a rock…” has contributed to the formation of imprecise opinions about natural stone, which loses beauty without maintenance.
Fred Hueston, Chief Technical Director for surpHaces and Founder of Stone Forensics weighs in on whether natural stone is an environmentally friendly choice…
If you have a stubborn stain that is unresponsive to traditional stain removal methods, such as poulticing, just head down to your local beauty supply store…
Refrigerator, freezer, and AC system repairs may result in PVE (an oil used in refrigerant systems) stains. Here are a few suggestions for DIY stain removal.
If you have white residue on your stone, here are a few tips and tricks for identifying the cause and possibly removing it.
Question: I have a water ring where a plant was sitting on my hearthstone, which I believe is limestone. Is there any way to remove it? I appreciate your help. Great question. Simply put, the water ring you see is either a stain or an etch… or a combination thereof.
If you’ve done any homework at all on how to properly care for your natural stone, one of the first things you probably learned was that certain types of stone (marble, limestone, onyx, among others) are susceptible to damage from acidic substances.
Flaking (also called spalling) in natural stone is generally an indicator of sub-florescence, a condition in which mineral salts are carried into the stone by moisture and accumulate beneath the stone’s surface. This article will inform you about this condition.
If you have mysterious odors that you can’t quite identify the source, it just might be coming from your grout lines. Professional cleaning followed by sealing will resolve this issue.
One of the most common questions we get from our customers about their natural stone is, “Now that I have it, how do I take care of it?” These 5 essential tips will arm you with what you need to know about caring for your stone countertops.