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Posted by Stone Care Experts | March 22, 2017

When it comes to cleaning stains from granite, travertine, and slate floors, you cannot use just any old product you have on hand. Many commercial cleaners contain ingredients that can damage the material, break down the protective seal, and put your stone at risk for dullness, stains, etches, and other damage. People who use commercial…

How Often Granite Counters be Sealed
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 28, 2017

In its natural form, granite is already strong, durable, and attractive. However, despite having a low permeability, granite that has not been sealed properly can embed germs and moisture, which are variables that do not bode well on food preparation surfaces. It is important to properly clean and maintain granite countertops. Frequency of Sealing and…

Strains on Granite
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 26, 2017

The use of granite for kitchen and bathroom countertops has exploded in popularity over the past few decades. The reasons are simple: this tough and decorative stone is the perfect mix of beauty and functionality. However, just like many other high-use surfaces in the house, granite can become stained from exposure to certain liquids, including…

How to Choose the Right Granite Countertop
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 24, 2017

Granite is one of the most popular countertop materials for good reason. In addition to its durability, it’s available in a seemingly limitless number of colors and styles, making it easy to pair with any type of cabinetry and appliances. The Stone Care Experts at Granite Gold® offer 4 tips to help you choose the…

What Not to Use for Cleaning Granite?
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 22, 2017

Today, you will find that many homes feature amazing granite countertops in their kitchens and bathrooms. Because granite is durable when it comes to heat, it might surprise you to learn it can be damaged due to a simple cleaning. Using a professional granite cleaner is the easiest and safest way to clean granite, and…

Sealed Vs. Unsealed Granite Countertop
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 20, 2017

If you are a homeowner looking to boost the value of your property, installing granite countertops is one of the better strategies. Granite surfaces offer more than just aesthetics. If cared for properly, they can also withstand scratches, dents, heat, spills, and stains. As a residential building and finishing material, granite was introduced at very…

Granite Gold in San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 18, 2017

Though there are a variety of materials you can choose to use for your kitchen and bathroom countertops, granite offers many unique advantages. Aside from being easy to care for, granite offers these 5 major benefits. 1. Durability Granite is a naturally hard stone that will last for many years, making it an excellent choice…

Are Granite Countertops Outdated?
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 16, 2017

Granite has been a top choice for kitchen and bathroom counters for a long time, and it remains in style in 2017 for several reasons. The Stone Care Experts at Granite Gold® discuss a few reasons why granite isn’t going to stop being a popular choice for homeowners anytime soon. Appearance and Type A big part…

How to Get Rid of Granite Countertops Stains
Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 14, 2017

A big stain on top of your beautiful granite countertop can be a real eyesore. Luckily, granite is fairly easy to clean if you know how to do it. The Stone Care Experts at Granite Gold® want to share a few methods for cleaning the various types of stains you might find on granite countertops….

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