How do I apply a poultice to remove a stain?
Q. How do I apply a poultice to remove a stain?A. How to Make and Apply a Poultice: Before you attempt to remove a stain, it is extremely important to know what has caused it. For reference see our Stone and Tile Care Guide. If you have questions, y... Read More
How can I prevent stains from occurring on my stone?
Q. How can I prevent stains from occurring on my stone?A. If your stone is porous, it can absorb liquids. In this case, you will want to make sure to have it sealed properly with an impregnating sealer. Sealers for stone are designed to fill the pore... Read More
Why does black granite fade?
Q. Why does black granite fade? A. The answer is, black granite should not fade. Black granite imported from Asia is sometimes doctored with dyes and oils to darken the surface. The fading is nothing more than the dyes and oils being removed. You can... Read More
How do I prepare a poultice & use it to remove stains?
Q. How do I create a poultice to remove stains? I know that to remove stains from my granite countertops that I need to make a poultice, but how do I do it?A. Here is how you do it:First, understand what a poultice is. It is simply a chemical or cle... Read More
How To Maintain Newly Refinished Floors
Q. I just had my floors refinished, how do I maintain them? A. There are several things you want to avoid when maintaining your floors, as well as some of the best practices for floor maintenance: Don't use stone soap. Don't damp-... Read More
How should I care for my natural stone floors?
Q. How should I care for my natural stone floors? A. First, invest in quality cleaning tools. A cleaning chore—any cleaning chore—is never a matter of a cleaning product only. The implements—cleaning rag, paper towel, scrubbing pa... Read More