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About Torin Dixon

StoneCareOnline Expert Blog is managed by Torin Dixon who is an expert in natural stone importing, distribution, fabrication, installation and maintenance of all natural stone surfaces regardless of finish or texture. We are here to assist you in your StoneCare needs.

Holiday Spills on Marble & Granite

Don’t Panic ~ Wine Spills  on Granite or Marble The Holidays are here, and Family and Friends are visiting for holiday festivities. It is likely in all the fun and activities that someone may spill food or beverages on your … Continue reading

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Holiday Entertaining – And Wine Spills on Granite or Marble Counters

With the Holiday Season fast approaching, you may be concerned about how to protect your natural stone surfaces from the inevitable spills that occur during festive gatherings. Well, with just a a few professional stone care products, you can rest … Continue reading

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Protect your Encaustic Cement Tiles with Professional Grade Sealers

Cement tile floors require special care both in the installation process and in ongoing maintenance. Learn about our Professional Grade Cleaning and Sealing Products HERE

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How to Remove Stone Sealers

One of the most frequent questions we receive is “How do I remove an existing stone sealer?” There are Two Answers to this question that first require a question to be answered: Do you know the Brand Name? Is it … Continue reading

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More Praises for HMK P324 Stone Soap – Daily Maintenance Cleaner

Daily Stone Cleaner Concentrate We recently heard from a very happy customer who used our HMK P324 Stone Soap; I just wanted you to know that your product HMK324 has changed my life. The granite in my kitchen is Absolute … Continue reading

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When is a Topical Acrylic Sealer right for your Natural Stone?

We receive many requests for information about using a “High Gloss Sealer” on slate flooring. Most of the time we discourage this type of sealer mainly because it requires more maintenance, but also, it can often look unnatural. Following is … Continue reading

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What about ‘Fake Review’ websites?

Internet Searches can be Misleading! Please see the following video link to get my take on ‘Fake Review’ websites. There are many websites that look legitimate, and appear to ‘Review’ products or services, but when you get down to the … Continue reading

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Can Toothpaste Harm Marble Countertops

“I dropped Toothpaste on my Marble countertop. Can it be fixed”  – Theresa M. We receive many calls and emails each week with a similar question like Theresa’s above. My usual reply is “Maybe, but we need more information”. This … Continue reading

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Love Your Granite Countertops ~ Valentines Day Special Discount

V A L E N T I N E   S P E C I A L     Pamper your favorite Granite, Marble, and all Natural Stone Surfaces with Professional Grade Cleaners and Sealers from HMK Stone Care. Use … Continue reading

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So Many Stone Sealers…Which One’s Are Good?

There are so many different manufacturers of Stone Sealers, and so many different opinions, so how do you make a choice? When I entered the dimensional stone trade in the late 1970’s, there was only one company that I was … Continue reading

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