Category Archives: Stain Removal

Questions and Answers on removing stains from natural stone surfaces.

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Removing Oil Stains from Granite Countertops

Do You Have Oils Stains on your Granite? Actual Customer Issue Resolved Wendy writes: “Our granite countertops are almost 2 years old. Our kitchen counter has an extended area that we use for eating. This area has darkened around the … Continue reading

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Holiday Spills on Marble & Granite

Don’t Panic ~ Wine Spills ¬†on Granite or Marble The Holidays are here, and Family and Friends are visiting for holiday festivities. It is likely in all the fun and activities that someone may spill food or beverages on your … Continue reading

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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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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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How to deal with Stain Emergencies on Natural Stone Surfaces

The First Step is to NOT Panic!! Help is on the way for cleaning spills and stains on Marble, Granite, and other Natural Stone Mix a solution of Liquid Dish Soap and warm water, much as you would to clean … Continue reading

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This is why Granite is better that Concrete Counters

Here is a good example of why Granite is a better choice for Countertops This image is of a commercial bathroom countertop in a local restroom. It is not too difficult to see that someone made a poor choice for … Continue reading

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Rust on Granite from Cast Iron Sink

We get an occasional call about the problem of Rust Stains near edge of top-mount sink. This is a problem caused by a poor job of sealing the lip of a cast iron sink. Of course cast iron is made … Continue reading

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