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Removing Oil Stain on Natural-Stone Flooring San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | December 11, 2019

When you visit Rome and other historic cities where many ancient marble monuments and sculptures can be appreciated, their magnificent appearance has a lot to do with the restoration work performed by archaeologists. Some of the most stubborn stains on marble sculptures are caused by contact with objects containing iron. Curators are able to remove…

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Care for Walls in a Stone Shower San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | December 6, 2019

Of all the materials you can choose to build your shower, natural stone is likely your best option. Compared to ceramic tile and the porcelain materials fabricated for use in the bathroom, natural stone offers more than just a touch of class. You also have more flexibility in terms of design. If you’re looking to…

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Difficult to Clean Granite or Quartz San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | December 4, 2019

In one of the most talked-about celebrity real estate deals of 2019, veteran Hollywood actor Jeff Bridges sold his Montecito estate, located in Southern California, to media mogul Oprah Winfrey. According to a report published by the Sacramento Bee, the main residential structure in the four-acre property went through considerable remodeling before Winfrey snapped it…

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Hard Water Stain Removal on Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 29, 2019

There are various stains that properly sealed granite will be able to withstand, and water is one of them—as long as it’s wiped up promptly and not left to sit on the surface of the stone for a long time, but this doesn’t include limescale accumulation from water that has a high mineral content. Granite…

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Why Choose Black Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 27, 2019

Interior design trends come and go, but quite a few of them end up coming back with slight upgrades. For example, globe pendant lights were popular in the 1960s before briefly returning in the 1980s and then altogether disappearing for many decades. In 2019, these spherical pendant lamps are making a comeback, but they’re now…

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Is It Possible to Repair Discolored Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 22, 2019

As durable as granite is, there are situations that could lead to surface discoloration. Most of the time, what you perceive as being an off-color spot on your granite floor tiles or countertops is actually a stain. While granite is somewhat resistant to staining, many substances can still manage to leave stains if the surface…

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Can Acetone Be Used on Granite Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 20, 2019

In certain settings, the chemical compound known as acetone is used as a cleaner. Also known as propanone, acetone is a solvent used in many industrial laboratories for general cleaning, but it’s also used to formulate paint thinner and nail polish remover, two substances that should never be used to clean most natural-stone surfaces. In…

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Difference Between Marble & Granite San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 15, 2019

When looking at the most fabulous properties on the market these days, you can almost always count on marble or granite being part of the listing description. In November 2019, Hollywood actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson purchased a country estate in Georgia for $9.5 million, and the various structures in the property all featured extensive…

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What Is the Porosity of Quartz Countertops San Diego, CA
Posted by Stone Care Experts | November 13, 2019

Some of the most stylish residential development projects of 2019 feature quartz countertops and flooring. Such is the case of the Tribeca Apartments in St. Louis, The Gallatin residences in the District of Columbia, and the Soltra at SanTan Village near Phoenix. Since the 20th century, engineered stone flooring has been a mainstay construction material…

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