Care Guides

CARE GUIDES

Care Guides

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Granite: An Excellent Choice

Granite, one of the most popular stones among homeowners, is quarried in the form of huge blocks, some weighing up to 35 tons. These blocks are cut into slabs generally 3/4” or 11/4” thick and the faces polished to a specified finish…

 

Granite Countertops Care & Maintenance Guide

One of the biggest fears people may have about natural stone is the maintenance it requires. With the consumer looking to increase the use of natural materials in the home, granite has become the countertop of choice for today’s home owners. Synthetic solid surface materials are no match for the richness, depth, and incredible performance of real granite. Unlike laminates and solid-surface materials, a hot pot or frying pan has no effect on granite’s mirror-quality finish…

Marble, Limestone, & Travertine Care & Maintenance Guide

Marble is an igneous stone that occurs naturally through the metamorphosis of limestone. It contains many different compounds, but consists mainly of calcium carbonate which gives marble its generally light and creamy hue. Colour variations in white marble are caused by impurities from other substances. In the stone trade, marble is defined by any crystalline calcitic rock capable of being used as a building material and taking on a shine…

 

Quartz Care & Maintenance Guide

Quartz has a hard, nonporous surface, making it simple to clean. In most cases, soap and water or a mild detergent is all that is required to maintain its luster. If necessary, a non-abrasive cleaner such as Vim Oxy-Gel or a mild degreaser can be used. Adhered materials like food, gum, or nail polish can be scraped away with a plastic putty knife: any marks left by the blade can be removed with Method Daily Granite. Thoroughly rinse the surface with clean water to remove residue…