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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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