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.

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

Why is my natural stone flaking?

Flaking (also called spalling) in natural stone is generally an indicator of sub-florescence, a condition in which mineral salts are carried into the stone by moisture and accumulate beneath the stone’s surface. This article will inform you about this condition. ...Read More

How To Fix Your Scratched Soapstone

If you have soapstone in your business or home, you may have discovered it is more easily scratched than some other stone types. But did you also know these scratches can be easily remedied? ...Read More