TIPS & ARTICLES

Limestone Selection and Care
For anyone considering having limestone installed, as well as anyone with an existing installation, read this article to learn where limestone works best, why limestone is not suitable for wet areas, and how to care for limestone.
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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 but are not actually stains.
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Is My Countertop Quartzite or Marble?
Quartzite will not etch or scratch. If you have quartzite that is etched and scratched, it may actually be marble. This article explains the difference so that you can tell what countertop material you truly have.
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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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