Why White Marble Turns Yellow: Causes and Cures
Fred M. Hueston, PhD Sitting in my office one morning I received a call from a very upset home builder. He told me he was building a two million-dollar home on the west coast of Florida. They had installed nearly 3500 square feet of a white statuario... Read More
What causes spots and ring shaped marks on marble?
Q. I have a marble table top with a problem, and I need to get some advice on what may have caused it. There are lots of spots plus a few ring shaped marks. The marks cannot be cleaned off. The table was delivered in pristine condition. Is it possibl... Read More
Does sealer make marble more porous over time?
Q. My friend cleans houses for a living, she mentioned she has seen marble showers become porous with time. Is this due to having a sealant? A. Marble is a porous stone. Sealers can enhance stain resistance by filling the pores of the stone and i... Read More