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The Coronavirus and Your Stone Countertops
The Coronavirus and Your Stone Countertops

Can the coronavirus survive on my stone countertop? What do I use on my stone to properly kill the virus? Get coronavirus answers from stone expert, Fred Hueston....

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Lifeless Travertine?
Lifeless Travertine?

If the sight of your travertine floors or shower walls is giving you the blues, professional restoration services can brighten your day. Travertine can be cleaned, repaired and restored to like new, for much less than the cost of replacement....

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Beautiful Terrazzo
Beautiful Terrazzo

The great thing about terrazzo is even if it’s been buried under carpet or other flooring for years, or looks yellowed and ugly due to buildup and aging of topical coatings, its fundamental beauty is still there and can be...

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Repairing Limestone Etching and Scratching
Repairing Limestone Etching and Scratching

Straight from the pros, here's how to fix etching and scratches in your beautiful limestone surfaces....

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The Sensitive Side of Granite
The Sensitive Side of Granite

We usually think of etching as a problem unique to marble, but it isn't all that uncommon to see etching occur on granite as well....

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Preventative Care Tips
Preventative Care Tips

Here are some easy to follow precautionary tips from the PROS for preventing damage to your natural stone floors and countertops during holiday festivities....

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Removing A Stain Left By A Potted Plant
Removing A Stain Left By A Potted Plant

Question: I have a water ring where a plant was sitting on my hearthstone, which I believe is limestone. Is there any way to remove it? I appreciate your help. Great question. Simply put, the water ring you see is...

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Environmentally Friendly Natural Stone
Environmentally Friendly Natural Stone

Fred Hueston, Chief Technical Director for surpHaces and Founder of Stone Forensics weighs in on whether natural stone is an environmentally friendly choice......

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What To Do About Cement Stains on Sandstone
What To Do About Cement Stains on Sandstone

Cleaning concrete off of sandstone can be tricky. Common cleaners may even cause damage. Here is important information on what to do and what to watch out for....

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Practical Suggestions For Stone Care and Maintenance
Practical Suggestions For Stone Care and Maintenance

We can always repair and restore your natural stone, but here are some practical suggestions for avoiding damage during care and maintenance procedures....

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