Is My Stone Really Stained?

We have received many calls regarding "staining," and in some cases the issue is not a stain at all. Here are some examples of stone problems that look like stains...
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Graffiti Removal

Removing graffiti on stone, tile, brick, or masonry? Put the pressure washer away. It can be problematic and/or ineffective. Read this article for guidance.
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Pressure Washing Caution

Before pressure washing stone or masonry surfaces, read this article to learn about potential problems that could result in serious damage.
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Shower Pan Moisture Buildup

Is the stone around your shower drain darker than the surrounding stone? The cause may be clogged weep holes. The solution may be an easy DIY procedure.
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Soft Water Can Damage Marble

You've likely heard of hard water damage on natural stone, but did you know that soft water can also damage it? Learn how to protect susceptible stone.
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A Natural Stone Stain Remover

Natural stone, concrete, terrazzo, and certain tiles, as well as the grout lines in between tile, can become stained. Many stains can be removed using acetone.
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How to Remove Cigarette Odor

Here is how to remove cigarette odor, resins, and tars from interior spaces from floors to ceilings and everything in-between. Unless you remove it from everywhere, you will still have...
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How Sealers Protect Your Stone

Stone countertops, continually exposed to oily or dye-containing substances, are subject to staining. Read this article to learn about countertop protection.
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Is It Really Granite?

Granite is durable, resistant to scratches, chips, and heat, and relatively easy to maintain. However, stones that are definitely not granite are being sold as if they were. Here are...
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Tips To Remove Stains From Bird Droppings

People may love hearing and seeing birds, but nobody loves bird droppings, especially on their outdoor kitchen countertops or other exterior natural stone surfaces. Sometimes we get calls from frustrated...
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