Marble Counter tops

Kitchen, Real Estate, Interior DesignGranite is categorized as a calcareous stone. It is composed mainly of calcium carbonate (like shells and pearls). However, since Calcium Carbonate is sensitive to acidic solutions, any splash of lemon juice or other acidic spill will leave a subtle mark.
That is why we will need to warn you: don’t, by any means, use vinegar .
So, how can you clean your marble countertops?
Take a bowl and mix warm water and gentle dish soap (make sure that it does not contain any kind of acid). Fill a spray bottle with it, and spray the counter lightly. Wipe thoroughly with a wet dish cloth. Dry off with a clean cloth.
Even the glasses and cups that contain an acidic solution can permeate its content to your own marble and damage it. Thus, use coasters all of the time.
Marble everywhere!
If your marble is not on the kitchen countertops, but on your floors, you may want mop as frequently as possible. Remember to use a clean rag. If you use a solution, go for one that’s mostly alkaline.
If you prefer to vacuum, make sure that each and every part of your vacuum is in good shape to be able to avoid scratching the surface of the floor.
You can also use mats and rugs to minimize the number of dust and dirt in your flooring, as they may scratch the stone.
Spill Emergencies
You may say: yes, well, my marble is sealed. This is a terrific thing to have! But having a sealed marble doesn’t mean that it’s incorruptible, it just makes it more resistant.
So, when an accident happens and you have an ugly stain on your rock, identifying the sort of stain is the key to removing it.
Organic: A coffee, tea, wine and similar type of stains may cause a pinkish-brown stain. If your marble is in outside, time, rain and sun will remove it, if the case is inside your house, wash with 12% hydrogen peroxide and a couple of drops of ammonia.
Ink/paint: Use hydrogen peroxide to get clear colored stones. For dark colored ones, clean with lacquer thinner or acetone.
Water Spots and Rings: Hard water can accumulate and stain your marble. Buff with dry 0000 steel wool and your floor or counter will be as good as new!
I don’t have any stains, but scratches!

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