Author: Torin Dixon

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Changing the shape and size of a sink cutout in a granite countertop

Category: Kitchen Design/Remodeling Private: No Subject: kitchen sink replacement Question: We bought a home with a newly remodeled kitchen from someone who did not cook.  The countertops are granite.  The sink is an undermount stainless steel “organic shaped” Franke sink, with a smaller basin on the left [where the garbage disposal is located].  It is…

By Torin Dixon January 17, 2012 Off

Removing Oil Stain from Black Granite

Questioner: Rich Category: Kitchen Design/Remodeling Private: No Subject: graint stain Question: We have black absolute counter tops in our kitchen.  I want to re-seal them but have some worry about a dark “stain” on two sides of the sink cut out.  Granite is about 4 years old and there is some question about wether or…

By Torin Dixon January 9, 2012 Off

What product should I use to clean my slate floor? – Cheryl O.

Answer: For regular maintenance we suggest using HMK P24 Liquid Stone Soap http://stonecareonline.org/shop/item.aspx?itemid=13 This is assuming the floor is generally clean. If you need to do deep cleaning we suggest HMK R55 Intensive Cleaner. http://stonecareonline.org/shop/item.aspx?itemid=4 To make regular cleaning MUCH easier, seal your slate with HMK S34 Impregnator http://stonecareonline.org/shop/item.aspx?itemid=8

By Torin Dixon November 18, 2011 Off