Why are there water streaks on my granite?
Q. Hi. I just had a question about being able to remove some water stains on a granite countertop. I worked in August on two tables, which are granite and the white, somewhat sparkly you know, on it. It seems like they were retaining the water st... Read More
How do I clean my travertine and granite counters?
Q: We are preparing our house for sale and have installed beautiful granite counters in the kitchen, and what our installer tells us is Travertine in the bathroom on a ready-made cabinet. The granite was professionally sealed and is a wonderful addit... Read More
How can I find out if I need to seal my stone?
Q. How can I find out if I need to seal my stone? A. To find out if your stone should be sealed, spill some water on it and wait for approximately half an hour, then wipe it dry. If the surface of the stone did not darken where the water was, it mean... Read More
How To Treat Both Organic and Inorganic Stains
Q. How do I treat an organic or inorganic stain?A. The chemical of choice for both organic and inorganic stains is hydrogen peroxide (30/40 volumes, the clear type – available at your local beauty salon. The one from the drugstore is too weak, at 3... Read More
How do I treat an oily stain on my granite or marble?
Q. How do I treat an oily stain on my granite or marble?A. For oily stains our favorite is acetone, which is available at any hardware or paint store. Forget your nail polish remover. Some of them contain other chemicals, and others contain no aceton... Read More