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How to Get Rid of Cloudiness on Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 11 October 2019

Granite flooring and countertops look great, particularly if the stone has been honed and polished to a glossy finish, but when a cloudy film forms on the surface, you get…

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Overview of Prefab Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 09 October 2019

Open floor plans that merge family rooms with the kitchen continue to be very popular among homebuyers in 2019. According to national home builder Lennar, this preference for open floor…

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Removing Dry Grout Between Stone Floor Tiles San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 04 October 2019

Grouting is part of natural-stone tile installations. The only way to avoid it is by opting for joined panels instead of tiles, and this isn’t recommended for flooring applications. Contractors…

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Mistakes to Avoid on Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 02 October 2019

“Foot selfies” are the latest Instagram and Pinterest trends, and they have a strong focus on flooring aesthetics. Interior designers are loving this digital photography trend, and they’ve noticed that…

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Maintaining Island Made of Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 27 September 2019

In North American homes, kitchen islands have been a strong aspect of open floor plans since the 1950s. Interior designers believe soldiers coming back from World War II noticed tables…

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Safe Way to Clean Grout on Natural-Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 25 September 2019

Grout lines are an important aspect of just about all tile installations, whether they’re used for flooring, decorative backsplash details, shower walls, or surrounds. Even though grouting work doesn’t really…

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How to Maintain Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 20 September 2019

A good way to tell how long an interior design trend is bound to last is by looking at celebrity real estate listings. In 2019, Tamra Judge, star of the…

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Resealing Natural Stone & Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 18 September 2019

When real estate listings make news headlines, it’s either because they’re historic, spectacular, or expensive. With regard to the latter two, you can almost always expect to find natural stone…

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Important Details About Travertine San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 13 September 2019

In Rome, a very interesting piece of architecture is located near Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, in the district once designated to host the 1942 World’s Fair, which was never celebrated because…

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All About Engineered Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 11 September 2019

Between now and the year 2025, the global market capitalization of engineered stone will reach $17 billion, an estimated increase of 11.6 percent, and a significant driver of this growth…

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Care for Limestone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 06 September 2019

When famous designer Gloria Vanderbilt passed away in 2019, many real estate and architectural publications recalled some of the fabulous properties she lived in. One of the most spectacular listings…

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Things Made of Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 04 September 2019

When reviewing celebrity real estate deals and listings in 2019, granite countertops seem to be a recurring theme. They can be found in the kitchen of Jennifer Garner, a Hollywood…

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Should You Polish Granite Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 30 August 2019

The women’s restrooms at one of the busiest transit hubs in the world recently got a makeover that included granite countertops. On the second floor of the New York City…

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How Porous Is Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 28 August 2019

Porosity and permeability are properties of natural stone that result from geological processes. In the absence of these properties, the appearance of onyx, granite, marble, quartzite, and other popular stone…

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Difference in Quality in Quartz Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 23 August 2019

It’s not surprising to learn that celebrities such as Hollywood actress Christina Applegate and renowned Chef Ludo Lefebvre choose Caesarstone for their quartz countertops. After all, this is a brand…

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Why Do Homeowners Love Black Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 21 August 2019

The primary materials used to build the ancient pyramids of Egypt included large bricks made of mud and basalt, slabs of limestone for the exterior cladding, and black granite panels…

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Getting Rid of Hard Water Stain on Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 16 August 2019

Quartz is often marketed as a surface material that’s impervious to staining. With natural stone such as marble, there’s a concern among homeowners about water seeping through the pores when…

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Reasons to Seal Travertine Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 14 August 2019

Travertine is a type of sedimentary rock usually found in geological sites where geothermal activity resulted in the concentration of calcium carbonate within groundwater pools. It’s common in hot spring…

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Why Purchase Calacatta Marble Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 09 August 2019

The finest marble used during the Roman Empire came from the Carrara quarries in Tuscany, the same region where Calacatta is extracted. Carrara marble is highly sought after by homeowners…

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Best Granite Countertop Polish San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 07 August 2019

Of all the types of natural stone you can choose for your flooring, countertop surfaces, and vertical panels, granite is one of the top choices. Many homeowners choose granite because…

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Quartz Countertop Polishing San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 26 July 2019

When real estate listings make the news, chances are celebrities are involved in the transaction. Such was the case in mid-2019, when Formula One racer Helio Castroneves put his Fort…

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