Author: 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. Feel free to contact us at 800-380-6881

Welcome to StoneCareOnline

We are here to help you with common Stone Care issues and problems. We are Torin and Diane Dixon, and we live in Beautiful Montana where we operate a successful Stone Slab Fabrication and Installation Contracting business, and for 20-years have managed our Stone Care Products business. We have used the Moeller HMK Stone Care…

By Torin Dixon February 16, 2019 0

Only P324 Stone Soap for Estate featuring Apple Store Floor Tile

Pietra Serena Sandstone – Apple Stores We recently shipped out a large order of our flagship product, the HMK P324 Stone Soap to a Tadao Ando designed estate featuring 43,000 square feet of Pietra Serena Sandstone. Pietra Serena Sandstone is the stone famously selected by Steve Jobs at 10-times the cost of concrete that the…

By Torin Dixon November 16, 2018 Off

Cleaning a Dull Slate Floor and applying a Color Enhancing Impregnator

We took a Dull and Drab Slate Floor and Gave it a Makeover!! We were asked to Clean and Enhance a Dull Slate Floor Cleaning Stone Floor with Intensive Cleaner We started by applying R155 Intensive Cleaner fromĀ HMK Stone Care Products. Mixing a solution of 1-Part R155 to 6-Parts warm water, we applied the solution…

By Torin Dixon September 22, 2018 Off

Attention Stone Masons – DONT USE MURIATIC ACID ON BLUESTONE

Muriatic Acid will Ruin Bluestone Problem with Rust on Bluestone We receive calls each week from panicked homeowners shortly after installing their expensive Bluestone Pavers when their Stone Mason mistakenly uses Muriatic Acid to clean the grout residue, and within hours their beautiful bluestone turns yellow (see image above, lower area) due to the acid…

By Torin Dixon September 12, 2018 Off

Remove Rust Stains on Bluestone Pavers

I have been writing about Rust Stains on Bluestone for some time because we regularly have clients who either have naturally occurring rust from the inherent mineral composition of the stone, or accelerated rust stains due to someone cleaning Bluestone with Muriatic Cleaner. SPOILER ALERT – DO NOT USE MURIATIC CLEANER ON BLUESTONE!! Fortunately, we…

By Torin Dixon July 27, 2018 Off