Maintenance

The natural stone your have purchased for your home or office is an investment that will give you many years of beautiful service. Stone is a natural product and simple care and maintenance will keep it looking beautiful. Here are some recommendations for routine care and cleaning:

There are a variety of Stone Cleaners on the market, Choose a reputable brand such as Superior Stone Care Series.  They have a complete line of stone care products that can be ordered at www.superiorstoneproducts.com  As with any cleaner, always follow manufacturer directions.

  • Use a clean rag for best results
  • Too much cleaner or soap may leave a film and cause streaks
  • Do not use products that contain lemon, vinegar or other acids on the granite the high acid content may etch the surface
  • Rinse the surface thoroughly after washing with the soap solution and dry with a soft cloth.
  • Change the rinse water frequently.
  • Do not use scouring powders or creams; these products contain abrasives that may scratch the surface.

Bath And Other Wet Areas

DO’S

  • Do dust surfaces frequently
  • Do clean surfaces with mild detergent or stone soap
  • Do thoroughly rinse and dry the surface after washing
  • Do blot up spills immediately

DONT’S

  • Don’t use vinegar, lemon juice or other cleaners containing acids.
  • Don’t use cleaners that contain acid such as bathroom cleaners, grout cleaners or tub & tile cleaners.
  • Don’t use abrasive cleaners such as dry cleansers or      soft cleansers.

Don’t mix bleach and ammonia; this combination creates a toxic and lethal gas.