How to Care for Natural Stone at Home

Natural stone is a beautiful and durable material, but it does require some special care to keep it looking its best.

Cleaning your natural stone

Here are some tips on how to clean your natural stone surfaces:

1. Dust and dirt can build up on natural stone surfaces, so it’s important to sweep or vacuum them regularly.

2. When cleaning natural stone surfaces, always use a mild, pH-neutral cleaner and avoid harsh chemicals.

3. Never use abrasive scrub pads or cleaners, as these can damage the surface of the stone.

4. You can clean most natural stone surfaces with warm water and a soft cloth. If you need to use a cleaner, make sure to rinse the surface well afterwards.

5. Always remember to dry natural stone surfaces after cleaning them, as water can damage the stone.

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Sealing your natural stone

Sealing your natural stone surfaces can help protect them from stains and damage. It’s important to seal natural stone before using it in an area where it will be exposed to water or other liquids.

1. You can buy stone sealer at most home improvement stores.

2. To seal natural stone, simply apply the sealer according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

3. You will need to re-seal natural stone surfaces every few years, so keep an eye on the condition of the stone and re-seal as needed.

Protecting your natural stone

1. Use coasters, placemats, and trivets to protect natural stone surfaces from scratches and stains.

2. Be careful not to place hot pots or pans directly on natural stone, as this can damage the surface.

3. Avoid using harsh chemicals or cleaners on natural stone, as these can cause stains.

4. If a spill does occur, wipe it up immediately to prevent it from setting into the stone.


By following these simple tips, you can keep your natural stone surfaces looking beautiful for years to come.




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