Sealing Stone

Sealing Stone

Posted by Stone Care Experts | April 28, 2017

At Granite Gold®, we believe you can never seal your granite too often for superior protection against stains, dullness, and etching. Still, it’s important to recognize when your granite needs to be sealed in case the existing coat has worn off. Some types of granite are also more porous than others and need more frequent…

Granite Counters in San DIego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | March 31, 2017

Sealing your granite countertops regularly protects the granite from stains, etches, and other damage. The good news is sealing granite is an easy do-it-yourself project. Many homeowners seal their granite counters once or twice a year, although you can seal them more regularly if you wish because it is not possible to over-seal natural stone. Here…

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…

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…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | March 13, 2015

Just seven days to go, and it’s officially spring. OK, we know many of you are still waiting for all the snow to melt, but with March 20 just around the corner, we can all be hopeful for more sunshine and the sights, sounds and smells of spring’s fresh air. In putting together our tips…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | February 27, 2015

Homeowners are often asking us how often they should seal granite and other natural stone. Truth is, you can never over-seal natural stone, and we recommend testing it regularly to determine if it’s time to reseal. We often suggest using Daylight Savings Time as a simple reminder to put on your calendar. We often suggest…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 22, 2014

Summer is finally here, and in our house that means our kitchen is busier than ever with three children enjoying the endless rotation of meals, snacking and activities that make our kitchen the hub of every summer vacation. With all the fresh produce available in summer, it isn’t hard to find healthy snacking options, but…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | May 2, 2014

The moment we can finally open the windows and get a slight hint of fresh air in the house is the moment when the gloves come on in our home. I must admit, I often bite off more than I can chew when it comes to spring cleaning.  I find myself buried under a cleaning…

Posted by Stone Care Experts | March 6, 2014

So many of us love the design feature that a natural stone counter can bring to our kitchen, but often find ourselves confused on how best to care for them – and keep our kitchen surfaces ready for everything we throw at them.  If your kitchen is anything like mine, it is a battleground of cooking,…

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