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Removing Stains & Cleaning Questions

It happens to all of us. We are researching a problem to find a solution, and we think of another question that we would like to ask because it would help us make an informed decision. This area of our site is designed to help you find answers to those common questions about cleaning and stain removal.

  • Stone Discoloration

    Often times, a stone material gets marred by a mark of some kind. Whether the discoloration is large or small, the more you know about it, the better you are able to treat it.

  • Choosing Cleaners

    Which cleaner should you choose for cleaning your stone? Homemade, what you already have, or are there benefits to using a formulated cleaner specifically for your counter's material.

  • Just the pHacts

    What role does pH play in the care and maintenance of stone surfaces? In this article we talk about what pH is and how it relates to natural stone, engineered stone, and sintered stone.

  • How to Clean Stone

    When cleaning stone surfaces, it is tempting to reach for an all-purpose cleaner. Yet, the reality is that not all stone surfaces require the same treatment.

  • Stains And Etches

    Etch & Stain Difference

    How can you tell the difference between a stain and and etch? This article explains the difference between the two.

  • What to Clean With

    Sure, you can use just mild soap and water or pull out that standard cleaner from under your sink cabinet and clean your granite countertops and you really aren't hurting your granite... or are you?