Austin Natural Stone Restoration

Is Natural Stone Hard as a Rock?

The old idiom “hard as a rock…” has contributed to the formation of imprecise opinions about natural stone, which loses beauty without maintenance.
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Stone Stain Remover

The Unexpected Stone Stain Remover

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…
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White Residue on Stone

If you have white residue on your stone, here are a few tips and tricks for identifying the cause and possibly removing it.
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Domestic bathroom

Removing a Stain Left By a Potted Plant

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.
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Could these foods be etching your stone?

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.
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spalling

Why is my natural stone flaking?

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.
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