Tips and Articles

Tips & Articles / Gourmet Stone Care / San Diego

The proper care of natural stone, tile and grout, and hardwood floors, countertops, walls, and other applications is important to minimize damage and extend the life of your surfaces.

These tips and articles address many common concerns about day-to-day maintenance, as well as not-so-common problems with natural stone, tile and grout, and hardwood floors and surfaces. The content here is added to regularly, so please visit often, because you might find some very valuable new information.

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 either a stain or an etch... or a combination thereof. ...Read More

Could these foods be etching your stone?

If you've done any homework at all on how to properly care for your natural stone, one of the first things you probably learned was that certain types of stone (marble, limestone, onyx, among others) are susceptible to damage from acidic substances. ...Read More