By: Ginger Perales
Finding a chip in your granite counter can be deeply upsetting, especially considering the time and expense of choosing and installing the perfect countertop. As one of the hardest materials used for countertops, granite has a well-deserved reputation for durability and lasting beauty, and while it is incredibly heat and crack resistant, it is not, however, indestructible and like other solid surfaces, heavy objects when dropped, can chip or damage the surface, most often around the sink or along the edges.
However, repairing a chip in a granite countertop is not...
Water Repellent Silicone (synthetic oils): Generic synthetic oils which tend to leach from surfaces and migrate. Of limited use due to the tendency of attracting dust and limited life expectancy. There are many types but you can generally rely upon the fact that you get what you pay for. This type also darkens many types of stone surfaces.
Siliconates: Water based silicone derivative useful for light colored, porous stone. Inexpensive. This type should not be used on dark colored stone or important surfaces. Any residues not absorbed...
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By: Ann Kent
Mr. Stone is the one-stop shop for all natural stone fabricators specializing in marble and granite. We sell all the tools for cutting, sanding and preparing your stones as well as all the necessary safety equipment required for fabricators.
Mr. Stone specializes in diamond tools for fabrication, and supplies a range of countertop installation supplies from core bits to handling equipment. The diamond tools are manufactured in South Korea and are built to perform and last. The blades will last longer with softer stones like marble...
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