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Handling Common Issues Faced When Managing Natural Stone

Handling Common Issues Faced When Managing Natural Stone


Although all stones are connected, the truth is that not all stones have the same properties.

The majority of people believe that all stones are the same but geologists, architects, designers, and builders, on the other hand, disagree. Natural stone comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they are not all made equal.

Natural stone has stood the test of time and is most homeowners' preferred stone surface material due to its physical characteristics, distinctive traits, durability, and elegance. Natural Stone Industry offers a wide variety of stone finishes, functions, and styles.

Common Natural Stone Products Used In The Building Industry

•   Marble

•   Bluestone

•   Terrazzo

•   Quartzite

•   Onyx

•   Granite

•   Limestone

•   Travertine

There are many different varieties of natural stone to choose from depending on the application. Honing, polishing, antiquing, and other techniques can also be used to finish these stone building materials. These stone materials can also be shaped into pavers, stone tiles, and slabs. These are modern designs that many prefer because they offer class, value, and elegance to any kitchen, dining area, or bathroom.

Natural Stone Bathrom
Natural stone surfaces are unquestionably beautiful and elegant. But there is one thing that all of these stone materials have in common: they all need to be cared for. We are sure you will love it more once you start paying attention to every detail on your stone surface.

Natural Stone Is Prone To Harmful Substances

Natural stone surfaces are subjected to regular, continuous physical contact, whether they are used for a kitchen bench top or bathroom vanities, flooring, wall cladding, or anything else. These stone surfaces are exposed to pollutants that may have an impact on their appearance.

Yes, each stone has its own characteristics and properties, which means that there are some basic care rules to follow in order to effectively address and manage any frequent concerns that your stone surfaces may encounter. We will show you how to deal with these concerns and care for your natural stone surfaces.

1. Blemish

Naural Stone Blemish

Before using any natural stone surface, it must be sealed. Typically, these surfaces are sealed by a stone care specialist. The natural stone surface is always protected from most elements when it is sealed.

If you want to learn more about the many types of sealants, browse through our other natural stone tile posts.

2. Etch Marks

Natural Stone Surface Etch marks

Natural stone is more sensitive to harm when exposed to acidic chemicals and cleaning agents. You must use a pH-neutral stone cleaning product of good grade.

3. Stain

Marble Stain

Dealing with spills as soon as possible is a good idea, but if you spill something on your stone surface and there is still another mark left behind, seek the counsel of a stone care professional.


Takeaway

Without a doubt, real stone is highly resilient and can survive any extreme conditions. With regular maintenance, you will discover that it just becomes better as its ages. The greatest way to appreciate a natural stone's beauty is to see it for yourself. Consider it a significant investment that requires close maintenance with high quality cleaning products.

If you have any concerns or would like to talk with one of our natural stone maintenance specialists, please call or chat with us. We are always happy and pleased to help you.
Phone: 03-9429 1223
Email: enquiries@stonedoctor.com.au

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