Here are the top 5 granite countertop maintenance products you should use. But why do you need these products? In fact, what you read about care and maintenance of natural stone countertops can be misleading. For example, you should never clean granite tops with dishwashing soap or glass cleaner. And not all granite needs to […]
Best Way To Clean Stained Grout & Protect Grout From Stains
A problem I have faced in almost every home I’ve owned is how to clean stained grout. And it’s those tile floors with really light-colored grout (almond) that cause me the most pain. Now grout is porous, so by its nature, it’s bound to get dirty and stained. So grout should be sealed. However, grout […]
Quartz Countertops Cleaning . . . Beware of Bad Advice!
Quartz countertops cleaning is much easier than granite or marble. However, here’s the bad advice NOT to follow for quartz tops. I bought a new home in 2020 and I chose granite counters for some rooms and quartz for other rooms, including the kitchen countertops. I made a big mistake early on. For routine maintenance […]
Seal Granite Tables & Marble Tables Or They Will Stain
Why seal granite tables? Do granite top tables and marble tables even need to be sealed? Well, if you’re going to place food or drinks on a granite table, it’s a good idea to seal it. And my experience has shown for a marble table, no matter what, you’re going to have stains. Good news […]
How To Choose Granite Countertop Support Brackets
If you have an overhanging stone top, you’ll need to support it or you can have real damage. And here are some considerations to help you choose granite countertop support brackets. Hidden Supports vs. Decorative Brackets Hidden granite supports are very popular since they are not seen and do not become part of your design. […]
How To Remove Stains From Granite Countertops
Remove Stains From Granite With The Official Granite Stain Removal Guide Can stains be removed from granite? Absolutely. And the following information will show you how to remove stains from granite and other natural stones. If your granite countertops weren’t properly sealed, you risk the chance of a stain in your granite. In fact, granite […]
Restore Shine To Granite Tops Secret – Remove Soap Film!
Restore shine to granite and your stone countertops look new again. Remove the soap film that builds up on countertops over time. If you regularly clean your stone tops with dishwashing soap, you probably have a granite soap film buildup. Soap film build up is especially noticeable near sink fixtures where liquid soap sits. How […]
How To Repair Granite & Quartz Tops, Chips, Scratches
Are your granite countertops chipped or scratched? You can repair granite damage yourself with professional results. Here’s what you need to know. How To Repair Granite Countertops With A Granite Repair Kit You can repair minor granite damage yourself, save lots of money, and probably get better results than most professional granite contractors will […]
Best Way To Clean Granite Countertops, Quartzite, and Marble
So what’s the best way to clean granite countertops, quartzite, limestone, marble? Unfortunately, granite installers often do not provide proper granite cleaning instructions nor provide proper maintenance for stone countertops. They’re not to be blamed. They just have never been instructed on the right way to clean granite countertops. How to clean granite, quartzite, & […]
Sealing Granite Countertops But Only If They Need It!
Sealing granite countertops yourself is easy! Sealing granite may be critical to making sure your countertops are protected from staining. This article will help you understand granite sealing and determine how well your tops are protected. You’ll also learn how to properly seal granite countertops yourself! Yes, you can easily seal your own granite countertops […]