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Here you will find our collection of informative tips and articles. You’ll find valuable information on topics such as tile and natural stone care, grout line cleaning, stain removal, and much more. If you require any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We welcome any questions you might have…

What To Do About Cement Stains on Sandstone

Cleaning concrete off of sandstone can be tricky. Common cleaners may even cause damage. Here is...

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How to Clean and Protect Limestone Floors

Limestone floors are relatively easy to maintain but can become dull and dirty with time and...

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Taking the Mystery Out of Terrazzo

Understanding terrazzo, it’s history, and care will help direct design and maintenance choices wherever it may...

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Is Natural Stone Hard as a Rock?

The old idiom "hard as a rock..." has contributed to the formation of imprecise opinions about...

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Environmentally-Friendly Natural Stone

Fred Hueston, Chief Technical Director for surpHaces and Founder of Stone Forensics weighs in on whether...

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The Unexpected Stone Stain Remover

If you have a stubborn stain that is unresponsive to traditional stain removal methods, such as...

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How to Remove Polyvinylether (PVE) Stain

Refrigerator, freezer, and AC system repairs may result in PVE (an oil used in refrigerant systems)...

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White Residue on Stone

If you have white residue on your stone, here are a few tips and tricks for...

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Removing a Stain Left By a Potted Plant

Question: I have a water ring where a plant was sitting on my hearthstone, which I...

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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,...

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Why is my natural stone flaking?

Flaking (also called spalling) in natural stone is generally an indicator of sub-florescence, a condition in...

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Mysterious Odors? They Might Be Coming From Your Grout!

If you have mysterious odors that you can't quite identify the source, it just might be...

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How To Fix Your Scratched Soapstone

If you have soapstone in your business or home, you may have discovered it is more...

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DIY Stone or Tile Installation? Important Clean Up Tips

Installing a new stone or tile floor yourself? Here is important information from the pros on...

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Treating Oil Stains On Driveways and in Garages

If you have a driveway or garage, the odds are good you have at least once...

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Minimizing The Hazard of Floor Slipperiness

Slips and falls on slippery floors in homes as well as public spaces is a very...

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Natural Stone Refinishing Options

Did you know natural stone can be refinished to a brand new or even completely different...

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