Stone Care

In Victoria, BC, we keep our old counters looking like new counters

We want our customers to love their new counters for many years. All this requires is a little care.

For day to day cleaning, use a mild non-acidic soap with water. Do not use too much water and dry the surface immediately after cleaning.

Always use a white or non-dyed cloth on your countertops to prevent dyes leaching into your stone. Keep the area around your stove and sink clean = these areas are the most susceptible to oil and grease, which will be absorbed over time and will darken your new counters.

To avoid residue build-up, we recommend using a stone cleaner a few times a week. Use properly formulated cleaning solution for optimum maintenance. The right cleaning supplies are readily available and using them regularly is the best way to protect your investment.

Once a year you should clean and dry your stone as mentioned above, and apply a new coat of sealer. Remember to use a non-dyed or white cloth to apply the sealer.

Natural stone is a product of nature and is therefore porous – all spills should be cleaned up immediately. For spills such as red wine, blot the surface with a clean, dry cloth (wiping will only spread the spill over a larger area) and treat it with a stone cleaner.

Protect your countertops from scratches, stains and burns by always using a board for cutting, coasters for drinks, and trivets for hot pots and pans. Never Use: ammonia, alcohol, acid-based cleaners, window cleaners, vinegar, abrasive cleaning powders or gels, or abrasive cleaning pads on natural stone. These products can cause damage to your new counters.

Using natural stone is an investment in your home and property. Following these simple steps will preserve your investment for years to come. If you need more information about how to maintain natural stone or where to find the best stone cleaning products in Victoria, please feel free to contact us we will be glad to help.
An example of a beautiful countertop in Victoria, BC, maintained with care
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