The stone needs a special care so that its beauty and elegance prevail over time. Simple care and maintenance will help preserve the stone’s beauty for generations to come. LSI Stone recommends periodic cleaning of the natural stone.
Before you start cleaning, that are some crucial steps to understand the situation that you are facing. In order to reduce the stone damages caused by natural and human abrasion on the Natural stone, we introduce you this article to help you achieve better results.
First, it is important to recognize what type of stone finish you have. Although there are many stone finishes, these three are the most used.
That are many Do’s and Don’t’s when it comes to clean and protect your natural stone surfaces.
What you should Do:
What you should Not Do:
Bath and Other Wet Areas:
Outdoor Pool and Patio Areas:
Exterior Stone Maintenance:
General Guidelines for Stain Removal:
1. Remove any loose debris.
2. Wiping the area will spread the spill.
3. Flush the area with plain water and mild soap and rinse several times.
4. Dry the area thoroughly with a soft cloth.
5. Repeat as necessary.
6. If the stain persists or for problems that appear too difficult to treat, call your stone care professional specialist.
General Steps for any kind of Natural Stone Surface:
Oil-based stains (grease, cooking oil tar, food stains etc.)
Organic Stains (paper, tea, coffee, fruit, bark and leaf litter etc.)
Biological Stains (algae, moss fungi, mildew)
Iron Stains Inorganic Metal Stains (iron, rust, copper, bronze)