Use of neutral cleaner on black leather countertop.
Q. Can I use neutral stone cleaner on my black leather countertops? A. By black leather countertops are you referring to the leather-look treatment on your natural stone countertops? If so, then yes, of course, a quality neutral cleaner for stone ... Read More
Have you ever heard of Doctored Travertine?
Q: In India, I have heard that Travertine stone is doctored by adding a substrate to the base of another hard cheaper stone. How can I know whether it is so without breaking it? A: Many of the black granites from India are darkened with dyes, but to... Read More
Restoration of Crema Marfil
Q. I have a new home (1 year old). I chose to have crema marfil marble installed in the master bath. The entire floor and the walk-in shower are crema marfil. Neither the installer or the contractor gave me any warning about care of the stone and a... Read More
How do I take wax off a travertine floor?
Q. How do I take wax off a travertine floor? A. You will need to use an alkaline stripper / degreaser. Be careful to follow the instructions on the label. Fred Hueston Chief Technical Director, SurpHaces President, Stone Forensics... Read More