Marble and other calcium-based natural stones are sometimes sold as granite. Here's how to avoid etch damage and stains associated with stone misidentification.
Crack or Fissure? What’s the Difference?
Sometimes these "cracks" in natural stone countertops are not cracks at all, but fissures, something that resembles a crack. Read more to learn the difference.
How To Remove “Water Rings” On Polished Marble
We are frequently asked, "How can I remove water rings on my polished marble?" This article explains what "water rings" are, and what you can do about them.
High Alkaline Substances Can Etch Natural Stone
Many natural stone owners are aware that acids like vinegar, lemon, etc. can cause etching, but did you know high alkaline substances can also cause etching?
How-To Video: Stone Stain Removal
See Fred Hueston, Chief Technical Director of Stone & Tile PROS, demonstrating how to mix and apply a poultice for removing a stain from natural stone.