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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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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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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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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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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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Best Granite Countertop Cleaner San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 12 July 2019

When you choose to install granite tiles or slabs in your home, you’ll have to make a commitment to keeping this natural stone looking great. One of the advantages of…

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Benefits of Granite Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 10 July 2019

Granite is a popular choice of construction material among homeowners who want an aesthetic solution for their kitchen and bathroom countertops, but this natural stone is sometimes overlooked as a…

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Can You Clean Quartz with Granite Cleaner San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 05 July 2019

When it comes to proper maintenance of natural-stone or engineered flooring and countertops, selection of cleaning products is crucial. Unlike solid surface, laminate, and ceramic construction materials, quartz and natural…

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How to Maintain Shine on Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 03 July 2019

Thanks to its high quartz content, granite is a stone that can naturally shine after it’s cut with a giant saw with diamond blades and polished with diamond polishing heads…

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Causes of Darks Spots on Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 19 June 2019

One aspect or lighter colored granite is that there’s a higher concentration of crystalline minerals such as quartz, and darker colors indicate the presence of biotite minerals. When granite tiles…

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Quartz or Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 12 June 2019

Despite having been around since the late 1960s, quartz is a relatively new trend among North American homeowners. Engineered stone has been used in commercial spaces for decades, but it…

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Home Bar with Granite Countertop San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 07 June 2019

Wet bars have become a trendy real estate feature among celebrities. In 2019, listings posted by Hollywood actress Kaley Cuoco, NHL star Bobby Clarke, and television producer Robert Kirkman all…

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Granite or Not Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 17 May 2019

Each time a new interior decoration trend takes hold, you can invariably count on cheaper and faux alternatives emerging. When reclaimed hardwood flooring became trendy a few years ago, manufacturers…

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How to Clean Different Natural Stone San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 10 May 2019

Not all types of natural stone are created equal. For example, igneous rocks are formed by plutonic and volcanic processes that start out as magma before numerous minerals solidify and…

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Prevent Cloudiness on Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 26 April 2019

Homeowners who have granite countertops in their kitchens or bathrooms may run into situations where the surface becomes cloudy or hazy, and this is bound to be more noticeable with…

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Lost Shine on Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 27 March 2019

When granite slabs are prepared for countertop installation, they can be finished by means of sandblasting or polishing for the purpose of getting a shiny finish. How long this glossy…

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Concrete or Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 13 March 2019

Concrete countertops were part of an interior design trend that started in the late 1990s, which resulted from a combination of do-it-yourself practices and a resurgence of industrial/rustic décor. Although…

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Untrue Statements About Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 06 March 2019

The flooring and countertops market has been going through a state of flux in recent years. Designer kitchens are still very desirable in American homes. Granite countertops have dropped a…

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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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Getting Rid of Fingerprints on Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 21 November 2018

When it comes to kitchen and bathroom countertops, granite is a popular and very attractive choice, particularly the darker slabs that can provide a nice contrast and a sleek look….

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Caring for Granite Counters in Outdoor Kitchen San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | 16 November 2018

When it comes to choosing additions that boost the value of residential properties, summer kitchens can be as effective as swimming pools, terraces, or extra dens, particularly if they feature…

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