When it comes to appointing your home, natural stone is a lovely product to utilize in several different applications – and with simple care and mantenence, you can keep your investment in tip-top shape for many years.
RCL has several recommendations to help each homeowner utilizing stone keep up with care and stain removal to ensure the most beauty and limited upkeep.
+ Do use coasters and trivets/mats under glasses and hot dishes – especially with anything containing alcohol or citrus.
+ Do dust countertops, islands, floors frequently
+ Do use placemats under china, ceramics, silver or other potentially “scratchy” objects – don’t risk your stone surface being marred!
+ Do blot spills immediately to minimize any permanent damage to stone
+ Do clean surfaces by wiping with clean water or using professional Stone and Tile cleaner
+ Don’t use vinegar, bleach, amonia or other general purpose cleaners
+ Don’t use cleaners containing acid – like bathroom cleaners, grout cleaners or tub and tile cleaners
+ Don’t use abrasive cleaners such as soft cleaners
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