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The Look of Granite vs. Marble

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It goes without question that any installation of natural stone will look amazing in your home, but there are distinct differences between granite and marble stones, both in appearance and maintenance.

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A Few Musts for Keeping Your New Countertops Looking Great

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By: Ann Kent

Once you have made the investment into redoing your granite and marble countertops, it is so important to create a plan for overall maintenance. Whether you installed granite or marble countertops, they each will require their own set of upkeep activities, with marble requiring more frequent sealing with Mr. Stone’s Superior Zero Ultimate Stone Sealer, and perhaps repairing with a marble and granite repair kit.

 

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Mr. Stone offers a number of great products to keep your natural stone looking great...

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Best Marble and Granite Cleaner for your Countertops

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By: Ann Kent
If your kitchen is nearly as busy as mine, you need a top-notch cleaner that can guarantee your kitchen countertops can handle the abuse of an active kitchen.
It’s important to avoid all citrus-based cleaners while cleaning your natural stone. They can damage the stone, so it is much better to use a product like Mr. Stone’s AGM granite and marble countertop cleaner. Please check out the video at the end of this article to see exactly how easy it is to clean your counters...

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The Benefits of Using a Grid in Your Kitchen Sink

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By: Ann Kent 

Stainless steel will last an incredibly long time. In fact, I have a stainless steel sink in my farmhouse in Vermont, and it may well be 50 years old. However, with everyday wear and tear, a stainless steel sink will not look as brilliant as when you first install it without proper maintenance and care. Stainless steel will scratch with constant use, and, unfortunately, the better quality and shinier a sink may be, may adversely affect the way in which the scratches...

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Sealing in the Beauty of Natural Stone: Granite, Marble, Quartzite & More

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By: Marissa Sese

Knowing how to properly care for and protect natural stone is very important for preserving the beauty of the natural surface.  It all starts with understanding the science of stone.

There are many different types of natural stone, just as there are many different types of wood. Each type has characteristics that determine its hardness, durability, chemical resistance, type of finish and even translucency...

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