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  1. limestone tile cleaner Q. What is the best cleaner to use on limestone floors? The floors in my bathroom are starting to look very dirty, with grayish marks and spots all over. A. It sounds like your floors have been etched -- probably by using an acid based cleaner. Many... Read More
  2. Why are there stains on new limestone floor? Q. I bought lagos azul limestone back in December and it is getting installed in sections. I would greatly appreciate it if you could help me. I am hoping you might know a solution or can refer me to someone. My kitchen contractor installed the tile ... Read More
  3. How should I seal my limestone floor? Q. How should I seal my limestone floor? A. Select a quality sealer for stone. Ask your professional stone and tile restoration contractor for recommendations. Initially, three applications or more may be required to seal the stone. To determine whe... Read More
  4. Is there any harm in not having my limestone floor restored right away? Q. Is there any harm in not having my limestone floor restored right away?A. If you are considering restoration, the cost would be a lot less to fix a small area rather than waiting until the entire floor is in need of work. Contact your profession... Read More
  5. My son spilled apple juice on my new limestone floor and now there are marks. Can this be fixed? Q.  My son spilled apple juice on my new limestone floor and now there are marks. Can this be fixed? A.  Limestone is extremely sensitive to acids and most likely the dull spots are where the acids in the apple juice have now etched the stone. Lim... Read More
  6. Furniture polish on a limestone hearth Q. How do get the stain from furniture polish to come up? We used Scott’s liquid gold and accidentally ended up with a ring on the limestone hearth. A. These type of stains can be difficult to remove. You will need to use a poultice with a str... Read More
  7. Powdery residue on limestone despite many washings Q. Our installer grinded off the top layer of our limestone floor and since then we have repeated powdery residue on limestone despite numerous washings and sealings/impregnatings. Why is this and can this be fixed as I don't want to have white ... Read More
  8. How do I remove etching on limestone from cat urine? Q: How can I remove etching that has formed on my Lagos Azul floor from cat urine? I cleaned it up pretty quickly but I see etching. A: Etching is the result of any acid coming into contact with the stone. Unfortunately the only way t... Read More
  9. What sealer should be used to protect fossils so kids can handle them? Q. I'm a park educator (park naturalist) working at a fossil site in Canada. I'm putting together sets of fossils for use in classrooms, including some Green River fish fossils, which are in very soft limestone that flakes in delaminates e... Read More
  10. How to Remove Pickling Vinegar Stain on Flagstone Q. My pickling vinegar bottle (7 percent acidic) leaked on my flagstone (limestone?) floor. I made a paste of baking soda and applied after washing the floor with Marbalex stone floor cleaner. I let the paste sit for the afternoon to no avail. I woul... Read More
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