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Peruse our helpful and informative tips and articles to learn the proper ways to care for your tile and natural stone, clean your grout lines, remove stains, and much more!

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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.

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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.

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I’m Sorry, I Think You Mythunderstood Me

It’s kind of funny what people who should know better will say about common stone failures or issues. Over the past several years, we have heard many stories about the reasons stone will fail, turn color, fade, and so on. Many are funny and most are just plain false. Here's a sampling you may enjoy.

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Preventative Care Tips

Here are some easy to follow precautionary tips from the PROS for preventing damage to your natural stone floors and countertops during holiday festivities.

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