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Q. Do you know of a product that will get rid of the hard water stains on my granite vanity top (it's really bad around the faucet fixtures)? I look forward to hearing from you.
A: A good quality, stone safe soap film remover will be effective at getting rid of hard water deposits as well as soap scum. Sometimes a razor blade may be necessary as well to shave off the some of the build up. This product is available at MB Stone Care, our recommended resource for excellent quality stone and tile care products.
GRANITE A very hard, crystalline, igneous rock, gray to pink in color, composed of feldspar, quartz, and lesser amounts of dark Ferro magnesium materials. Black ’granites’ are similar to true ’granites’ in structure and texture, but are composed of different minerals
GROUT A mixture of cement material and aggregate to which sufficient water is added to produce pouring consistency without segregation of the constituents
NATURAL STONE Although technically a redundancy, as stone is naturally occuring by definition, the term is used to distinguish true stone from imitation materials.
RESTORATION Work performed, including cleaning, repair, and finishing, returning the stone to its original character, finish, and condition
TILE A thin modular stone, generally less than ¾ inch thick
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