Thursday, September 25, 2014

Proper Maintenance for Marble Flooring

Marble is a top-quality stone that requires proper care and maintenance in order to retain its natural beauty. For worn or weathered marble, you may be in need of natural stone restoration to revive its life and shine. At Classic Marble Restoration, are highly trained professions can restore any marble surface, no matter the state of wear. However, minimizing and preventing damage to the marble is key, and with proper maintenance, you can greatly increase the longevity of your stonework. Here are some tips to help you ensure that your marble surfaces will sparkle year after year.
  • Always use coasters to prevent staining of the marble surfaces.
  • Use mats to protect the marble from hot surfaces like pots and pans.
  • Use a dust mop to carefully remove grit from the marble surface. Dirt and sand can cause the marble to scratch easily.
  • Clean all spills immediately after they occur. Marble can absorb part of the moisture, which will result in stains. Rather than wiping up the spill, gently blot it with a sponge or towel. Rinse the area thoroughly with water.
It is best to have a professional polish your marble surfaces because a novice may scratch or damage the marble. You will know when it's time to polish the marble if the coloring appears dull or the surface is rough to the touch. Sealing in the marble with a professional polish will enhance the color and shine of the marble surface, restoring its elegance.

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