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When Your "Granite" Is Actually Marble
When Your "Granite" Is Actually Marble
Marble and other calcium-based natural stones are sometimes sold as granite. Since there are differences between marble and granite when…
Crack or Fissure? What's the Difference?
Crack or Fissure? What's the Difference?
Fabricators and restoration contractors often get calls about cracks in natural stone countertops. Sometimes these “cracks” are not cracks at…
How To Remove "Water Rings" On Polished Marble
How To Remove "Water Rings" On Polished Marble
A question our clients frequently ask is, “How can I remove water rings on my polished marble?” This article explains…
How-To Video: Stone Stain Removal
How-To Video: Stone Stain Removal
Natural Stone Stains Can Be Removed The key to successfully treating natural stone stains is cleaning up any spills and…
The Pros and Cons of Natural Stone Resining
The Pros and Cons of Natural Stone Resining
What is resined natural stone? Resined natural stone is stone that is treated to improve minor naturally occurring flaws. Resining…
Poultice Leaving a Bigger Stain?
Poultice Leaving a Bigger Stain?
Here’s a consumer question regarding their concern about a poultice leaving behind a bigger stain on marble. A homeowner submitted…
Benchtop Care: Cloudiness and Haze
Benchtop Care: Cloudiness and Haze
Have you noticed a haze or cloudiness on the surface of your natural stone benchtops? Natural stone benchtops provide an…
How Sealers Protect Your Stone
How Sealers Protect Your Stone
Kitchen benchtops, bathroom vanity tops, bar tops, and the like are especially prone to staining because they are exposed to…
Is It Really Granite?
Is It Really Granite?
Granite is a popular countertop material because it is durable, resistant to scratches, chips, and heat, and relatively easy to…