Two very common discolorations that can happen to natural stone are staining and etching. They are two completely different things, and the restoration processes for each one are different.
The mineral mica is found in granite. It is one of the things that gives granite a shimmery shine. Here are a few things you should know about mica.
This article clears away misconceptions about the slipperiness of natural stone and provides suggestions regarding both new and existing installations.
When homeowners want their stone restoration technician to change the appearance of their stone in some way, the task may or may not be possible to accomplish, and in some circumstances, it may be inadvisable. This article provides some clarity on the scope of possibilities.
Most people are familiar with the idea that marble is used for floors, countertops, and the like. In this article, you’ll discover that marble has many other uses, some of them ingestible!
People commonly ask, “What causes ring-shaped marks and white spots on marble?” “Is there a product I can use to get rid of this type of stain?” and “Is there a sealer I can apply to restore the shine and prevent this problem?” Let’s unpack these concepts.
Do you have a white film or scaly buildup on your tile or stone shower? That’s calcium deposits. Here are some DIY solutions you can try yourself to remove them before you reach out for professional services.
There are many wrong ways to clean natural stone, which is why we recommend leaving heavy cleaning to an experienced stone restoration professional. Steam cleaning should be used with care and sparingly, or better yet, not at all.
With an abundance of skin cleaning products on the market, from bars and scrubs to foams and gels, knowing which ones to avoid using around your natural stone can be tricky. This article provides the details you need.
Choosing the right natural stone finish for your intended use is essential. Our glossary of finishes will help you understand natural stone finishes and what finish is best for your purposes.