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

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

How do you Care for Marble?

How do you Care for Marble? Just A little Soap & Water….   Soap and Water is not your friend when it comes to cleaning Marble Surfaces You may have seen this dandy floating around the internet, suggesting that “Just a little Soap and Water” is all you need to clean your precious Marble countertops….but this…

By Torin Dixon June 13, 2018 Off

We have All Natural Antimicrobial Cleaning Towels

New to our Cleaning Tools products…All Natural Antimicrobial Cleaning Cloths About Fresche®-Tex: Coconut Oil Based, Non-Toxic – The Fresche®-Tex active is derived from natural coconut oil. Applied to our microfiber towels, it is safe for people, pets, plants and the planet. Unlike other antimicrobial treatments, it contains no heavy metals, poison, toxic chemicals, carcinogens or endocrine disruptive…

By Torin Dixon February 17, 2018 Off