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Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 28, 2013

More questions from homeowners looking to protect their stone surfaces, with answers from the Stone Care Experts. How can we help you? Just Ask the Experts or visit us on Facebook and Twitter. Q: I recently purchased a travertine-topped coffee table (expensive). The top is beautiful but has not been sealed. I am having a…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 18, 2013

There’s nothing like the “wow” factor polishing gives to marble, granite and all other natural-stone surfaces. The reflective shine and luster becomes a centerpiece of your home décor, not to mention a source of envy among your guests. While polishing enhances your stone’s inherent and must-have beauty, it also provides multiple other benefits: Reinforcing the…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | October 2, 2013

Five top tips from five valuable sources to help you with your fall clean-up and home improvement projects. Click on the title of each for more tips and advice. DIY Network’s Autumn Maintenance Tips Inspect your roof, or hire a licensed professional to examine your roof for wear and tear. To prevent exterior water pipes…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | September 16, 2013

They suffer more wear and tear than just about any other surface in your home. From marble floor care to cleaning limestone floors and any other type of stone floor, here are our top 10 tips on how to clean stone floors: Be sure your vacuum attachment does not scratch stone floors. Use and keep…

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 25, 2013

When we encourage consumers to Ask the Experts, we’re not kidding.  We actively seek to help consumers properly care for their granite and other natural stone surfaces, whether they’re questions about granite cleaners, general cleaning or using Granite Gold products in creative ways.  Here’s the latest in an occasional series when we share the questions…