Monthly Archives: March 2013

Old Sealers Removed from Slate Floor – Update

Here is an update from a customer who wanted to strip off old sealers from her slate floor. Original POST By Torin Dixon   J. from Washington called and was desperate to get her slate looking better. She described having … Continue reading

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Removing Rust Stains on Granite

It doesn’t happen often, but certain colors of granite can rust. The image attached is an extreme example, but depending on the exposure, some granite (and other stone types) can rust when exposed to moisture. I recently received a call … Continue reading

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White Film and Sealer Build Up on Slate Tiles

Removing old Sealers on Slate Tiles By Torin Dixon I had a customer call this week complaining about several problems with her Slate Tile floor and shower. She described how after about seven years, by the hands of different contractors … Continue reading

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Cleaning and Polishing Marble Surfaces with Baking Soda?

By Torin Dixon info@stonecareonline.com    We hear often from people suggesting various home remedies for cleaning and polishing marble countertops and floors. Some of the latest trends online is to “Polish Marble with Chalk” or Polish Marble with Baking Soda”. … Continue reading

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