Helpful Tips2019-12-20T06:10:15+00:00
1810, 2019

1. Know Your Stone

Natural stone can be classified into two general categories according to its composition: siliceous stone or calcareous stone. Knowing the difference is critical when selecting cleaning products. Siliceous [...]

1810, 2019

2. What Type of Stone Is It?

It is advisable to maintain careful records about the type of stone, name, and origin of the stone existing in your building. If such records do not exist, [...]

1810, 2019

3. Assessing the Stone’s Current Condition

Assessing the Stone’s Current Condition Knowing the current condition of the stone is another critical first step. It is recommended that you develop a checklist of questions [...]

1810, 2019

4. Care and Precautions

Countertops: General guidelines for both siliceous and calcareous stones: Use coasters under all glasses, particularly those containing alcohol or citrus juices. Do not place hot items right off [...]

1910, 2019

11. Using Stain-Removing Poultices

Materials: Poultice materials include kaolin, fuller's earth, whiting, diatomaceous earth, powdered chalk, white molding plaster, and talc. Approximately one pound of prepared poultice material will cover one square [...]

1910, 2019

10. Identifying & Removing Stains

Oil-Based Stains (grease, tar, cooking oil, cosmetics) —Will darken the stone and normally must be chemically dissolved so the stain’s source can be rinsed away. Clean gently with [...]

1810, 2019

9. Moisture Damage

Water penetrating exterior wall cavities through defective flashing or unsealed joints can cause efflorescence, a mineral salt residue left on the surface of masonry when water evaporates. In [...]

1810, 2019

8. Daily Cleaning Procedures and Recommendations

Daily Cleaning Procedures and Recommendations Countertop Surfaces: Clean stone surfaces with a few drops of neutral cleaner, stone soap (available at hardware stores or from your stone [...]

1810, 2019

6. Sealing Natural Stone

Sealing Natural Stone Several factors must be considered prior to determining if the stone should be sealed: • What is the hardness, density, and durability of the [...]

1810, 2019

5. Do’s & Don’ts

1. Remove any loose debris. 2. Blot spills; wiping the area will spread the spill. 3. Flush the area with plain water and mild soap and rinse several [...]

1108, 2019

Why You Should Have Marble Countertops?

A Marble Countertop For Your Kitchen Marble countertops surfaces are like the art haven itself, makes it an  art-design ready. Marbles may seem to have higher price than some other [...]

1508, 2019

Steps For Remodeling Your Kitchen

Remodeling your kitchen can be a daunting task if you have never undertaken a project of this scale. But, with some thought and considerations and realistic expectations you can create [...]

1608, 2019

6 Reasons To Never DIY Countertops Installation

Many homeowners are accomplished DIY enthusiasts who over the years have enjoyed and relished the opportunity to save cash and have the complete satisfaction of demonstrating their skill when it [...]

2808, 2019

Don’t Let Your Backsplash Be an Afterthought

When you remodel your kitchens or bathrooms often the backsplash is an afterthought, the reality it  is not only a functional and essential kitchen or bathroom item it is also [...]

2808, 2019

Choose Limestone For Interior Surface

Most folks who consider using natural rock for their kitchen and bath countertops would maybe not consider limestone as an option.  This sedimentary rock gains little attention in the world [...]

3008, 2019

Making The Best Use Of Your Countertop

Remodeling our kitchen or choosing the style for our kitchen means there are critical decisions to be made. Are you making the best use of your countertop in your home? [...]

3108, 2019

Choosing The Best Edge For Your Countertop

Are you choosing the perfect edge for your countertop? When you choose to renovate your home and invest in natural stone kitchen countertops the decisions can sometimes seems endless. Firstly, [...]

109, 2019

Best Bathroom Cabinets

When it comes to designing your home, there are three basic areas that can really make or break its value. These are the living room, kitchen, and bathroom. And since [...]

109, 2019

Things To Know About Bathroom Backsplash

In this era, stylish backsplash makes a major impact on any bathroom design. But this is not just about style because this backsplash can protect walls made from wood or [...]

209, 2019

Selecting Kitchen Backsplash Color

Are you thinking of building a new house with modern and luxurious kitchen design? Or you just want to make some pretty upgrades on your existing kitchen and bathroom? Well, [...]

309, 2019

How to Pair Cabinet and Backsplash for Kitchen

Color and pattern blending makes every interior design stylish and catchy. Even though it is possible to buy every colors of kitchen cabinets in the market or different types of [...]

409, 2019

Transforming Your Home With Floor Tiles

Decades ago floor tiles were pretty much the domain of kitchen and bathrooms, and to be honest a lot of homeowners still think this way, but the truth is floor [...]

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Project: Installed Stone Slab Countertops

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Project: Installed Stone Slab Countertops

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