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Stain Resistance of Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 20 February 2019

Quartz countertops have been displacing their granite counterparts, so to speak, for years, and this interior design trend is more of a matter of form following function than the other…

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Can Toothpaste Cause Damage to Marble Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 15 February 2019

When it comes to selecting countertop materials for kitchens or bathrooms, it’s impossible to go wrong with marble, at least in terms of aesthetics. Like with many other gifts created…

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Remove Oil Stains from Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 13 February 2019

Granite is a popular choice for kitchen countertops for various reasons, one of the most important being that it will hold up when it comes to food preparation, but only…

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Cleaning Bathroom Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 08 February 2019

The ongoing trend of choosing quartz over marble and granite isn’t limited to kitchen countertops. Historically, marble in the bathroom has been the top choice in terms of prestige and…

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Are Soap and Water Safe on Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 06 February 2019

Soap and water is one of the most common household cleaning mixtures, but it cannot be recommended for natural-stone surfaces. Despite having gone through millions of years and heavy geological…

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Prevent Etching Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 01 February 2019

When it comes to choosing a natural-stone surface for kitchen and bathroom counters, homeowners pick granite for more than aesthetic reasons. Some people believe marble looks better than granite, but…

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Interesting Facts About Marble San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 30 January 2019

Everyone knows marble looks great and is probably one of the best investments a homeowner can make, but there are many other aspects of this natural stone that are worth…

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Geologic and Commercial Names for Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 25 January 2019

The granite slabs many American homeowners have chosen for their kitchen and bathroom countertops may not be considered granite by scientists in the fields of geology, mineralogy, and petrology. Even…

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How Durable Are Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 23 January 2019

Of all the construction materials you can choose for your kitchen and bathroom countertops, quartz is one of the most durable. In recent years, quartz has been taking considerable market…

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How to Clean a Shower Made of Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 18 January 2019

Thanks to their timeless elegance, natural-stone shower spaces can add significant value to residential properties, but only if homeowners resolve to render proper care. Walk-in showers made of marble, granite,…

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How to Clean Marble Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 16 January 2019

The history of marble being cut into square tiles for flooring purposes goes back to the days before the magnificent Parthenon in Greece, which means it hasn’t gone out of…

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FAQs About Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 11 January 2019

Among the various interior design trends expected for 2019, the increased presence of quartz in American homes is one of the most interesting. After years of being mostly confined to…

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Tips for Sealing Grout Between Tiles San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 09 January 2019

Nearly all homeowners know natural-stone tiles and slabs need to be cleaned and sealed with certain frequency, but not many are aware of the need to care for the grout…

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Vinegar on Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 04 January 2019

Homemade cleaning solutions featuring vinegar have become very popular in recent years because of their natural appeal. Even though a significant amount of the white vinegar found on supermarket shelves…

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Why Household Cleaners Shouldn't Be Used on Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 28 December 2018

Despite the global trade war and the import tariffs imposed on various construction materials in 2018, demand for quartz countertops has continued to increase in the United States, and this…

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What if Stone Isn't Sealed San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 26 December 2018

The importance of frequently sealing natural-stone surfaces is something archaeologists and architectural restoration experts know very well. In Rome, centuries of acid rain falling on the numerous marble columns around…

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Cost of Quartz vs Granite San Diego,CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 21 December 2018

After years of choosing granite over all other construction materials for their flooring and countertops, American homeowners are starting to discover quartz. In the past, engineered stone was not widely…

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Safe to Put Hot Pans on Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 19 December 2018

Granite is an igneous rock, which means it originates from a geological process that occurs at very high temperatures. If you have granite countertops in your kitchen, you should know…

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Get Rid of Mold on Stone Patio San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 14 December 2018

It doesn’t take much for mold to develop on natural stone, especially in outdoor environments such as patios. All mold requires is moisture, dirt, and a porous surface. Ancient builders…

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Cleaning Outdoor Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 12 December 2018

Unfinished natural stone has been used in exterior construction applications dating back millenniums, but ancient builders didn’t have to worry about caring for exterior stone surfaces until the Egyptians started…

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Tips for Sealing Marble Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 07 December 2018

Whether you choose to install marble in your house or inherit this natural stone from a previous homeowner, you won’t be able to get around the need for maintenance, which…

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