Monthly Archives: October 2012

How Often Should Granite be “Polished”

Diane F. from Columbus, OH asks: How often do you recommend polishing my granite and the product you recommend? I’m just trying to get all the info from different companies. Answer: Hi Diane, The term “polishing” often has different meanings … Continue reading

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How Silane Stone Sealers Work

Silanes are one of the impregnators manufactured by HMK Stone Care Germany. The silane molecule is the smallest of the solvents for carrying water repellants deep into stone. For more information, please see article from Dow Corning. Because of these … Continue reading

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Pre-Holiday Kitchen Clean Up Kit ON SALE

We are now offering our HMK P6 Home Care Polishing Kit at the Best Price of the Year. Kit Includes: Quarter Liter of R55 Intensive Cleaner. Use this for Deep Cleaning of Marble & Granite surfaces. Rinse completely with plain … Continue reading

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Removing Efflorescence from Exterior Slate Tile

John C. from San Francisco called about a recurring problem with Efflorescence on his exterior deck. We discovered that while some of the slate was covered, there was an open skylight where more rain would fall on the slate. This … Continue reading

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New Granite Care Page

We have added a Granite Care page to our site to give a quick overview of how to care for your granite countertops. View HERE

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Daily Granite Cleaner

Questioner: Gerald P. Reno, NV Category: Granite Care Private: No Subject: What product should I use to Clean my Granite Countertops Question: We have recently moved into a home with beautiful granite countertops. The previous owners indicated that they used … Continue reading

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Updated Stain Removal Chart for Natural Stone Surfaces

We have a New and Updated Stain Removal Chart for Natural Stone link on our homepage. Use this chart to locate your stain and select the appropriate Professional Grade product.

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