How To Keep Your Marble Beautiful!
- August 28, 2017
- Know Your Tile
In today’s post, we are going to show you some amazing tips to remove marble stains. Watch the video below. All we ask is that you share, like and tell you friends. Most marble stains are actually fairly easy to remove. Prepare to be amazed at how easy it is to maintain marble!
Looking for marble tiles in Calgary or Edmonton, Canada? Whether you are installing marble tile in your residence or in a commercial project, we supply a wide assortment of colours and choices. Browse our popular flooring and backsplash materials, including marble, travertine, porcelain, slate, limestone, onyx, ceramic, quartzite, and more! Popular flooring tile sizes include 12×12, 12×24, 16×16, 16×24, 18×18, 8×16, & 8×8 (check each colour for particular size availability). Our flooring tile collections are also available in unique shapes and patterns.
MARBLE STAINS – HOW TO REMOVE THEM!
Marble tiles come in a variety of colours, sizes and finishes, all of which work well in backsplashes. A marble backsplash does require sealing with a premium sealant, such as our Dry-Treat Stainproof penetrating sealer. Sealing with stainproof will prevent any and all stains in your stone.
In the event that there is a deep stain, removing it is easy (and guaranteed if the stone is sealed with Stainproof). In this next section we will tell you how easy it is to remove stains from your marble.
Marble is a traditional and beloved material for kitchens and baths. Cleaning and caring for this elegant, veined stone is easy. But, we would be remiss in our responsibilities if we did not caution about marble’s one drawback: etching. Etching occurs when an acidic substance is spilled on it (think tomato juice or lemons). If marble is etched, there will be a permanent, dull scar; Therefore, prevention is key. Wipe up spills as soon as they occur.
WHAT EXACTLY IS MARBLE?
Marble consists of limestone that has undergone heat and pressure. A transformation takes place when the weight of overlying material, pressure from the collision of crystals, and heat from the earth’s core generate temperatures in excess of 1800 degrees (F). The texture of marble depends on the form, size, and uniformity of the grains. The elemental components of the marble determine the colour of the stone. In summary, marble is a metamorphic rock that is composed of calcite. The extreme heat and pressure it takes to create marble make it highly durable: just look at how well those Ancient Greek statues held up over time.
Iconic marble has a white backdrop with dramatic grey veining; however, marble is available in a variety of colours. Browse our marble tile selection to find cream, brown, grey, white, green, gold and black tile to name a few.
Marble tiles are available in either a honed or polished finish. Polished marble shines, while honed tile is matte.
Marble is naturally made, therefore each tile is individually unique. While they are porous, properly sealing your marble tiles makes them easy to care for. The natural beauty of marble makes the material very popular in many homes today.
BEST MARBLE TILE STORE IN CALGARY & EDMONTON
In Calgary and Edmonton, marble is a very popular design choice. It’s iconic veining and wide variety of colours make it a safe choice for both traditional and modern decor. We are very proud of our marble tile selections. Stop by our Calgary or Edmonton locations to browse our in-stock marble, and get inspired for and excited about your next tile project.
DO YOU HAVE A STAIN YOU CAN’T GET RID OF?
Stop by our Calgary or Edmonton store to pick up some Oxy-Klenza, and get that stain out of here!