Category: Protecting Stone

Questions and Answers on how to protect natural stone surfaces.

Example of Why Natural Stone needs to be Protected

Here is a prime example of why Natural Stone surfaces need to be Protected with a quality penetrating stone sealer. There are a few problems at work on this once beautiful Sandstone exterior facade. First, a silane impregnator was used to protect the caulk joints at the time of construction. Amazingly, the impregnator used adjacent to…

By Torin Dixon May 26, 2014 Off

“My Granite Looks Like New…thanks to R55 Intensive Cleaner”

Carol from Louisiana called to rave about HMK R55 Intensive Cleaner to clean grease stains off her granite countertops. by Torin Dixon Carol had granite installed about 7 years ago, and over the years she noticed the granite getting darker near her stove. She quite accurately assumed it was grease and oil splattering on the…

By Torin Dixon August 26, 2013 Off

Sealing Granite & Marble is Easy

Is Sealing Granite Difficult? by Torin Dixon There is a lot of misinformation on the internet about “Sealing Granite”. Many sites claim that sealing stone is difficult. This is absolutely false! Protecting all types of Natural Stone is easy following 3-Steps: Brush on a Professional Penetrating Stone Sealer like HMK S34 Impregnator Allow to Penetrate for 15…

By Torin Dixon August 19, 2013 Off