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  1. Granite Edges Do Not Match Countertops [Fabrication Company] installed Kashmir Gold granite kitchen countertops in our home and the surface tops are yellowed and the bullnose edges are without yellow. We complained immediately during installation and they promised that their polish would... Read More
  2. granite crack vs vein in granite countertops Q. I just had granite countertops installed and after they left noticed what appears to be a crack running diagonally the full length and edge. you can see and feel it yet it is not so open as to see light. the contractor says it is a vein. how can ... Read More
  3. How to Remove Fruit Stain on Granite Q. We have a stain on our granite top caused by a bag of peaches. The bag leaked and caused a stain in the granite. What do we use to make a mix to remove the stain?  A. The discoloration on your granite may be a stain, or it may be an etch. The me... Read More
  4. faded granite Q. I have a granite table with a lacquer finish that has been removed. With the use of silica sand to smooth it and Clorox and water to clean it, the grey, silver and black faded to a much lighter color. I heard to darken it, you can use a dye resin.... Read More
  5. How and When to Seal/Reseal Granite Q. I am confused about if and when to seal / reseal my granite countertop. Do I need to have an expert do the sealing and if not what product should I use? How often should granite be resealed?A. First off, understand that contrary to what you may h... Read More
  6. Can Porous Granite Be Refinished? Q. Our dark granite counters are smooth but porous. No amount of cleaning, polishing, sealing leaves a lustrous, even finish. We have light granite counters in another home that clean and polish with no imperfections. Can they be refinished and polis... Read More
  7. Cracked granite countertop Q. I had granite countertops installed about five months ago. Yesterday, I noticed the granite had cracked all the way through on both sides of the undermounted sink. What caused this - was it improperly installed?     A. Cracks of this nature can ... Read More
  8. Dark stain on granite shower seat Q. There are dark areas on my new granite seat in the travertine shower stall. I've been trying to dry out the areas with a fan and a hair dryer over a week, but they haven't returned to the normal color. How long should I wait for the gran... Read More
  9. My honed black granite looks streaky, ( from sealer application). How do I remove the sealer or do I need to re-sand the stone? Q. My honed black granite looks streaky, (from sealer application). How do I remove the sealer or do I need to re-sand the stone? A. You may have to call in a stone restoration professional on this. But first try this: Pour some acetone (the kind you... Read More
  10. I would like to know if granite is a delicate stone that can be chipped easily? Q. I would like to know if granite is a delicate stone that can be chipped easily? A. Granite is not delicate. In fact it is one of the hardest minerals. However, it is made up of several minerals that are glued together through natural processes. Be... Read More
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