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Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 28, 2013

Not all household scrubbing pads are alike. They’re made for specific uses around the house, like scrubbing pots and pans.  Each has its own grade or grit, kind of like sandpaper, and most are too abrasive for your expensive granite counter or floor – leaving scratches that require costly repair. Designed to be gentle on…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 15, 2013

A damaged protective seal leaves granite and other natural stone surfaces susceptible to costly repair and replacement. Frequently sealing granite countertops and any other natural stone surface is among Three, Essential Steps to care for your natural stone, whether it’s a countertop, floor, shower wall or vanity. Sealing frequently will maintain maximum surface protection for…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 1, 2013

Stains are both unsightly and cause for alarm after spending a good portion of your savings on new, beautiful natural stone counters.  If the stain isn’t too deeply imbedded into the pours of granite or other natural stone, there are some home remedies you can use to try and lift the stain before calling a…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 1, 2013

It just might be the most frustrating task of all there is related to granite cleaning and other natural stone care.  You clean your grout and usually with satisfaction, and there it is again – dirt, grime, stains. There are typically two reasons why grout cleaning is so frustrating.  First, most grout is located in…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | June 13, 2013

Cleaning limestone, travertine or slate – the most popular natural stones for outdoor uses such as walks and patios – require just as much care and attention to detail as granite or other natural stone inside the home. Like common cleaning products for chores in the home, similar ones promising to clean all surfaces outside the…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 21, 2013

Caring for granite countertops and all other natural-stone surfaces isn’t as complex as many people believe, but frankly the stone industry – manufacturers, installers, fabricators and restoration professionals – has historically not done an effective job in helping consumers understand how to protect these expensive stone surfaces. The first line of defense is avoiding common…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | April 10, 2013

Never use ordinary, everyday household cleaners on granite or any other natural-stone surface. They damage natural stone and can lead to costly repair or replacement. Frequently sealing granite countertops  and all other natural-stone maintains maximum surface protection. Use and keep door mats clean to minimize the dirt and micro particles from wearing into your stone…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | April 1, 2013

Walk down the cleaning aisle at the local store, and we’re inundated with what seems like infinite products promising to do this thing or that – or even both.  That seems to be the case more of late with granite cleaners and other stone-care products – products promising to clean and seal, clean and polish,…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | March 27, 2013

The Gold Standard blog is typically meant to share thoughts and advice to help you care for and maintain your stone surfaces – more importantly, avoid costly repair and replacement.  It’s not only the purpose of our blog, but also the very core of Granite Gold® dating back to when we started 10 years ago….