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Rock Solid Advice: The Ultimate Do's and Don'ts Guide for Natural Stone Care

Marble is a luxurious and elegant natural stone that can add beauty and value to any space. However, it requires proper cleaning and maintenance to keep it looking its best.

Do:

Clean up spills as soon as possible to prevent staining.

Dust, sweep or vacuum regularly to prevent dirt and debris from scratching the surface of the stone.

Use a pH-neutral cleaner specifically formulated for natural stone when cleaning your stone/tile floors or countertops.

Use coasters or placemats to protect surfaces from scratches and etching.

Use mats on your high traffic floor areas to protect surfaces.

Use a soft cloth or mop for cleaning to avoid scratching the surface of the stone.

Seal your natural stone surfaces regularly to prevent staining and damage.


Don't:

Don't use abrasive cleaners or scrubbers on natural stone as they can scratch and damage the surface.

Don't use acidic or vinegar-based cleaners on natural stone as they can etch and damage the surface.

Don't place hot items directly on natural stone surfaces as they can cause thermal shock and crack the stone.

Don't use rough or sharp objects on natural stone surfaces as they can scratch and damage the surface.

Don't allow acidic substances like wine, coffee or citrus juices to sit on natural stone surfaces for extended periods of time as they can stain the surface.


Following these do's and don'ts will help to ensure that your natural stone surfaces remain beautiful and in good condition for years to come.


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