Marble Care and Maintenance
Updated: Jan 13
Marble tile is an expensive investment. It is very important to protect your marble tile.
Here's some nice info about marble tile cleaning. Protecting marble against scratching and staining takes work, but thankfully not too much. Just follow these 4 steps:
This helps repel stains, but doesn't make marble stainproof. You will know that it's time to reseal when the water no longer beads.
Don't let these solutions sit too long! : Vinegar, citrus, and tomato. Marble can be fragile like a fine wood. So make sure to use coasters and cutting boards. Wipe up spills immediately.
Avoid using acidic or abrasive cleaners. Vacuum or sweep up loose dirt, and use a damp mop or sponge regularly.
4. SPOT TREAT
To remove stubborn stains, use a poultice paste. Spread it onto the stain, then cover with plastic wrap sealed with painters' tape. Once it's dry (12 to 24 hours), scrape the paste off and wipe with a damp cloth. For deep-set stains, you may need to reapply paste.