Monthly Archives: January 2013

Removing an Olive Oil Stain on Unsealed Granite

Last week I received a call from a panicked customer! Barb from New Jersey: “We just had our granite installed, and we haven’t had time to seal it yet. My husband spilled Olive Oil down the bottle and set it … Continue reading

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LOOKING FOR A GRANITE REMNANT?

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White Film in Slate Shower Leaching out of Grout Joints

Here is a classic example how unprotected stone, and lack of regular maintenance can create a very unsightly film on Slate and other Natural Stone surfaces, particularly in Wet Areas. Moisture, can and does, penetrate all Unprotected Natural Stone. When … Continue reading

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Cleaning Slimy Slate in a Shower

Gary J. from Phoenix called to discuss a problem he has with Mold growing on his Slate in a shower. “We installed slate in our shower about 3 years ago and it has slowly been harder and harder to clean … Continue reading

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Bad Advice Abounds on the Internet About Removing Stains from Granite Countertops

I Saw It On The Internet, So It Must Be True! You’ve searched the internet and found various conflicting opinions about how to remove stains from granite. Well let me tell you…you cannot always believe everyone on the internet. It … Continue reading

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Light Colored “Stains” on Black Granite – The Saga Continues

“Sandy” from SC called today to ask for advice about light rings where shot glasses were set on her black granite. First of all, black ‘granite’ is not a true Geological Granite, they are Basalt. For more information click HERE. … Continue reading

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