A Stone Advisory Magazine reader asks, “How can I get it to stick to the wall?” We can almost see the cartoonish frustration of one attempting to make liquid defy gravity. Great question.
Sometimes the Jones’ have to keep up too…
One fastidious customer shares her motivation for getting her grout cleaned then color sealed, and how it was ‘life changing’ and reputation salvaging for her.
Why Use a pH Neutral Cleaner for Granite Countertops
Perhaps you have been told that your granite countertops can be cleaned with glass cleaner or a solution of dish soap and water. According to Maurizio Bertoli, the “Godfather” of natural stone, using a pH Neutral cleaner is the only way to properly clean your granite countertops.
What You Need to Know About Caring for Soapstone
Do you have or are you considering soapstone for your countertops? Here are some tips for caring for soapstone and keeping it beautiful.
Color Sealing your grout… is it all it’s cracked up to be?
Grout color sealing is all the rage, and for good reason. Mostly. Learn what you need to know about this service and how it can be the service you are the next one raving about.
DO’S AND DON’TS FOR ROUTINE CARE OF YOUR KITCHEN COUNTERS AND VANITY TOPS
First rule for proper care of your countertops, table tops, vanities, etc.: make sure they are properly sealed. To check, spill a little bit of water onto them and give it a few minutes, then wipe up the water. If there is a darker area where the water was, this is an indication that the…
Why does white marble turn yellow ?
The problem of yellowed white marble is not uncommon. All over the United States I have encountered marble that has turned yellow, and even brown. Although flooding is a common cause there are several other reasons this color change will occur.
Everything (and then some) You Ever Wanted to Know About Sealing Your Natural Stone
Worried about stains on your marble, granite and other natural stone, but terribly confused about whether or not to seal? Many people find that they are given a lot of conflicting information when it comes to sealing. This article will help.
We get many calls from homeowners asking for Marble Cleaning services. While we do offer marble cleaning, we rarely find that what the customer is actually looking for is in fact ‘cleaning’ of their marble.
Hollow tiles or cracking tiles and grout? Read this before ripping it all out.
When you walk across your tile and grout floor, does it sound more like cheap laminate? Or when you drop a spoon, does it sound like it’s landing on an empty container? Is your grout cracking? If so, some of your tiles may be in the process of separating from the underlayment. Before you rip it all out, read these simple and inexpensive possible solutions.