Stonecare Central Blog

The best tips and information blog on the maintenance and care of all your marble, granite, travertine and natural stone. Written by top professionals in the stone care world.

Caring for your Marble, Granite and other Natural Stone

There are certain products to avoid around marble, limestone, onyx, terrazzo, and other calcium-based materials. Acids are one of marble’s biggest enemies. When I say acids, that can mean many common products like orange juice, lemon, cola, milk, tomato, mustard, vinegar, and much of everything we consume. Of course, strong alkalines, such as highly ammoniated window cleaners or oven cleaners, can also be detrimental to certain materials too. And as expected, these blemishes usually must be...

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Preventive Maintenance for Hard Surfaces

Preventative Maintenance for Hard Surfaces In today's blog article let's briefly discuss the maintenance procedures for natural stone, terrazzo, ceramic tile, and polished concrete. These simple easy to follow procedures are the most important part of caring for and extending the life of most any hard surface. Spend a little, save a lot. How to maintain these surfaces is basically the same with a few exceptions. Polished surfaces will normally show wear faster than honed or textured...

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How To Remove An Etch And Polish Your Marble At Home

What can you do, as a homeowner, to keep your marble countertops in pristine condition? With Majestic Etch Remover, you can re-polish your marble with ease. And in most cases, without the use of special tools, you will be able to achieve a beautiful shine on your stone surfaces, keeping them looking like new. Majestic Marble Etch Remover is a special blend of polishing compounds formulated to remove light etching and water stains from polished marble, travertine and limestone. It is both easy...

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Do's And Don'ts Of Marble Care

Why do restoration professionals get so many calls regarding spills of the wrong product or scratches inadvertently caused by some other repair or attempted repair? It happens all of the time. Really, all they can do is to say thank you because you are providing them with the business. How many maids or homeowners have been using vinegar to remove minerals from their black marble shower, only to have the polish dulled because of repeated exposure to mild etching over a period of time? I have...

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