Category: Stone Maintenance

Homemade Granite Cleaner – Here we go again!

Last July I published an article about “Homemade Granite Cleaners” WIKIHOW IS WRONG About Granite Cleaners! The issue is these (well intentioned) solutions can actually harm natural stone surfaces, especially polished marble, travertine, and onyx because of the higher alkaline content and use of isopropyl alcohol. Another very popular website offers a similar Homemade Granite…

By Torin Dixon December 4, 2015 Off

Understanding HMK’s new Product Numbering System

HMK Stone Care from Germany was the first Worldwide company to develop a complete system of Stone Care products. Since the 1970’s, Moeller HMK-StoneCare has developed Professional Grade products that are designed to work together as a complete Stone Care System. The first objective is to Clean – Stains, Coatings, Dirt, Buildup The second objective…

By Torin Dixon July 25, 2015 Off

WIKIHOW IS WRONG About Granite Cleaners!

I hate to burst anyones bubble…but WikiHow is wrong about Homemade Granite Cleaners! http://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Granite-Countertops In the article it states “Be sure you use cleaners that are pH balanced and include no acid or acidic type chemicals.”  However, the following sentence says to “Combine mild dish detergent with rubbing alcohol.” As you may know, dish detergents…

By Torin Dixon July 3, 2015 Off