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Why Do Homeowners Love Black Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 21, 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 to line the interior walls in the vestibules of funeral chambers. Granite comes in many colors, but the darker tones are more difficult to find…

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Getting Rid of Hard Water Stain on Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 16, 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 the surface seal hasn’t been properly maintained and is no longer effective. This isn’t a problem with quartz because there’s no porosity to worry about,…

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Reasons to Seal Travertine Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 14, 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 areas where mineralization processes formed mounds and terraces. Ancient masonry workshops in the Roman Empire preferred to work with travertine when building parts of monumental…

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Why Purchase Calacatta Marble Counters San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 9, 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 and interior designers in North America, but Calacatta is often considered to be more exotic and luxurious, and with proper care it can last forever….

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Best Granite Countertop Polish San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | August 7, 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 of its durability and the fact that it can boost the value and appeal of their properties. One of the other major reasons homeowners love…

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Quartz Countertop Polishing San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 26, 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 Lauderdale home on the market for $2.69 million. A few months earlier, pop music star Jennifer Lopez retained the services of Chip and Joanna Gaines,…

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Directly Cutting on Stone Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 24, 2019

Nature doesn’t create all types of natural stone the same. Some happen to be more durable and resilient than others, particularly in terms of hardness. Most of the types of stone used as countertop materials will sustain strong impacts without compromising their molecular structure, but things are different once you get into cutting with sharp…

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How Frequently Should You Seal Natural-Stone Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 19, 2019

When you travel to the Tuscany region in Italy, you’ll notice marble can be found in numerous public and commercial spaces. After all, this is where the legendary Carrara quarries are located, but you may also be surprised to learn that many of the floors and countertops at Tuscan airports, restaurants, and shopping centers are…

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Things that Cause Stains on Marble Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | July 17, 2019

Whether in the kitchen or the bathroom, marble countertops are a high mark of interior design. There’s no question marble is one of the prettiest construction materials you can install in your home, but you may have heard about this natural stone being high maintenance and prone to staining. While it’s true that marble can…

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