Category Archives: Deep Cleaning

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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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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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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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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Preventing Rust on Bluestone Pavers

It’s no wonder why Bluestone is such such a popular paving material. When selected and installed correctly, it looks amazing. Unfortunately, one of the hidden problems with Bluestone is that there are ferrous minerals incorporated into the composition of the … Continue reading

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HMK R155 is “Magic Juice”

Harry P. from Tarzana, CA called the other day to tell us how marvelous the HMK R155 Intensive Cleaner worked on his marble shower that had a significant buildup of Hard Water deposits. He says the R155 “Works like Magic Juice” … Continue reading

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Cleaning & Maintaining Large Stone Floors

We frequently get calls asking about how to Clean and Maintain large stone floors. One of the questions involves what tools and equipment do we recommend. So after handling cleaning and restoration projects for three decades, here are my recommendations: … Continue reading

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So What is Deep Cleaning of Granite & Marble?

In my last post HERE I talked about how easy it is to Clean Granite. What I should have said is Maintain Granite. There is a difference. As I have mentioned before, polished granite and marble countertops most often lose … Continue reading

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Understanding HMK’s new Product Numbering System

HMK Stone Care from Germany was the first Worldwide company to develop a complete system of Stone Care products. Since the 1970’s, Moeller HMK-StoneCare has developed Professional Grade products that are designed to work together as a complete Stone Care … Continue reading

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Amazing Stain Protection using HMK S34 Impregnating Stone Sealer

How well does HMK S34 Really work? We started with one of the most porous natural stones commonly used for floors and countertops – Travertine. As you may know, Travertine is a calcium based stone that is formed in the … Continue reading

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