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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Granite Countertops

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Granite Countertops

There's a reason granite is popular countertop material. It's beautiful, strong, and gives your kitchen a much-needed update. However, it takes a little work to keep them beautiful.

The trouble is there's so much bad advice out there which can leave granite dull and damaged. So how do you clean and maintain granite without damaging it? The first step is a great sealer aka granite impregnator.

Luckily, we have the advice and recommended supplies to keep your countertops looking great. Read on to learn how to clean, sanitize, and protect your granite countertops.

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What Are Some Popular Stone Types for Construction?

What Are Some Popular Stone Types for Construction?

A house is meant to last for decades and if constructed with the right kind of stones and construction material, it last for several hundreds of years. Having a stone wall in your home or any other property can also be a gorgeous addition that adds to the landscape. While it is true that the construction materials available today are many, the picturesque charm and the advantages of using stones for buildings, walls, and other exterior and interior construction holds true even today.
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Dull Spots and Rings On Marble - Everything You Need To Know About Marble Etches and Watermarks

Have you ever wondered about those dull spots and rings on your marble countertops? More marble is damaged by acidic chemical exposure than any other single source. 
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The Truth About "Lifetime" Sealers

Bigfoot, Elvis, and a Lifetime Sealer walked into a bar… Not to be cliche, but this old joke frame provides the perfect springboard for discussing a topic that continues to pop up in the stone care industry - “lifetime sealers”.

It seems that every year-or-so another company comes out with a “lifetime guarantee” program to entice you into buying their product. The latest debutante to the party targets quartz (man-made agglomerate) counter tops. Interestingly enough, a sizeable percentage of quartz countertops don't require sealing, at least early on into their lifespan. Even more interesting is the fact they’ve priced this product literally three times higher than their competitors in the market space. Why, you ask? Because of the “lifetime” guarantee, and the fact that a certain demographic will consistently buy into it. Does this guarantee (and others like it) have a catch? Funny you should ask…

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