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  1. A cup of lemonade was left on my marble vanity and leaked. It completely etched the spot - sealer did nothing. Q. A cup of lemonade was left on my marble vanity and leaked. It completely etched the spot - the sealer did nothing to prevent this.A. Unfortunately, no sealer in the world would have done anything to prevent this from happening. Sealers are intende... Read More
  2. My marble coffee table has white stains that I cannot get rid of. Is there a cleaner to remove them? Q. My marble coffee table has white stains that I cannot get rid of. Is there a cleaner to remove them?Unfortunately, what you are describing are not stains. They are acid etches. The stone has been chemically etched by the neutralization process tha... Read More
  3. Why does black granite fade? Q. Why does black granite fade?A. The answer is, black granite should not fade. Black granite imported from Asia is sometimes doctored with dyes and oils to darken the surface. The fading is nothing more than the dyes and oils being removed. You... Read More
  4. Is there a product that will remove water rings from a polished marble surface? Q. Is there a product that will remove water rings from a polished marble surface? A. What are commonly mistaken and referred to as water rings are generally etch marks. Etching is actually surface damage caused by a chemical reaction from an acidic... Read More
  5. I have a travertine dining room table. What should I do to seal it and how should I clean it? Q. I have a travertine dining room table. What should I do to seal it and how should I clean it?Regarding sealing Travertine, check first to see if you require sealing of your travertine by spilling some clean fresh water on it for 5 minutes. If it d... Read More
  6. Can you recommend a good sealer for my granite? Q. Can you recommend a good sealer for my granite?A. Stonecarecentral.com has excellent high quality sealers that are effective and easy to use in their Stonecare PRO Signature line. You will first want to determine, do you ... Read More
  7. We are installing 12 X 12 travertine in a bathroom. Can you recommend sealer and cleaning products? Q. We are installing 12 X 12 travertine in a bathroom. Can you recommend sealer and cleaning products?A. Travertine is a great choice for your bathroom. I would like you to download and read our Stone Care Guide. It will answer all of your quest... Read More
  8. I accidentially left a bottle of vinegar/water on my marble vanity and it caused some etching. Can I fix this? Q. I accidentially left a bottle of vinegar/water on my polished marble vanity and it caused some etching. Can I fix this?A. Essentially an etch is damage to the stone. If it isn't too severe -- it's not so rough you can feel it with your fingertips ... Read More
  9. Can enhancing sealing be removed? Q. The installer of my granite countertop used a color enhancing and impregnating sealer.  I wish he would have asked if I wanted the deepened color. Is there any way to return the granite to the original color and then reseal with non enhancin... Read More
  10. Q. Can I use the Stone Plus Spray on my black leather countertops? Q. Can i use the stone plus spray on my black leather countertops? A. By black leather countertops are you referring to the leather look treatment on your natural stone countertops? If so, then yes, of course, Stone Plus (in the Stonecare PRO Sig... Read More