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.
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.
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.
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 coming from your grout lines. Professional cleaning followed by sealing will resolve this issue.
5 Essential Care Tips for Maintaining Your Natural Stone Countertops
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.
How To Fix Your Scratched Soapstone
If you have soapstone in your business or home, you may have discovered it is more easily scratched than some other stone types. But did you also know these scratches can be easily remedied?
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 the first cleaning that you need to know before you start.
Treating Oil Stains On Driveways and in Garages
If you have a driveway or garage, the odds are good you have at least once in your life encountered oil stains and discovered that they don’t hose off very well. So, how do you get the stain out?
Minimizing The Hazard of Floor Slipperiness
Slips and falls on slippery floors in homes as well as public spaces is a very real, every day hazard, but there are things you can do to minimize the risks.
Natural Stone Refinishing Options
Did you know natural stone can be refinished to a brand new or even completely different finish? Natural stone is versatile. Here are some ways to give your existing stone a whole new look.