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How to Care for Travertine Floors in 5 minutes

How to Care for Travertine Floors in 5 minutes

So, you have chosen the perfect tiles for your home. You know there is nothing better than a natural limestone made of calcium just like your teeth. But what’s that? Has it become a pain to take care of your travertine tile now that it’s been a few years?

Taking care of your travertine floors might seem daunting at first but it is probably one of the easiest jobs in the world. If that wasn’t the case, the Romans wouldn’t have used it for as long as they did. All you need to know is the right way of maintaining your tiles to increase their durability.

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How to clean and care for marble countertops

How to clean and care for marble countertops

As impeccable as a natural stone table top looks in your chic, modeled kitchen, its upkeep can be quite tricky. Marble tables, especially with its rich gradients and color patterns can get damaged pretty quickly if you are careless about cleaning it; they are also an investment which can last you years, so, of course, you need to learn the proper way to care for it. 

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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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