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Natural Stone Information

Natural Stone Slabs

Searching for a stone slab to be fabricated and installed in your home can open up a whole new world for a new home buyer. Even if you are an experienced decorator, you may feel a renewed vigor when you are selecting a stone or a combination of stones for your client. Once the natural stone surface is installed it will require some basic maintenance and care. These steps are not difficult as long as you are educated in some basic facts regarding natural stone. This section of the Lustro Italiano site is dedicated to providing information to help you learn practical steps you can take to either repair or restore your granite or marble counter top. While we are at it, we will share what information we have accumulated about the various kinds of marble and granite you may have become familiar with while seeking out your perfect stone.

Granite - Its Beauty and Strength

Although granite is awe inspiring in nature, make no mistake, it is a durable stone that matches its beauty with bold durability. Granite is the choice of many designers and home owners when it comes to selecting a counter top material made of natural stone. Granite is simple to care for once you learn the basic steps and follow the routine for keeping your granite sealed and free of stains. Our Lustro Italiano stone care products are designed to help you keep your counters and other granite surfaces gleaming with a luster that accents the natural colors in your unique stone.

The Elegance and Charm of Marble

Elegance seems to always describe the appearance of marble - no matter what variation or color you may be admiring. Marble is more delicate and is a softer stone when compared with granite. However, it too is a choice of many home owners and designers alike. Marble is more sensitive to acids than other types of natural stone and must be treated to protect it from what could be harmful liquids or substances. While stains and or etching are possible with a marble counter top, our marble care products are specially formulated to help you remove stains, etches, and even rust. each of these type of discoloration are different and must be treated properly with the right product. You can learn more about which product is right for you on the product details pages of this site.

Which ever kind of natural stone you have selected for your home, rest assured that Lustro Italiano has a solution to protect your chosen stone whether it is granite, marble, quartz, limestone, and even engineered stone. If you know what you need you can go directly to our buy now page for the product list.