Marble care helps to keep your marble floor looking its best.
How to Clean Marble
Marble is a favorite stone for construction and decoration. It is a noble material that gives a distinguished touch to your environments and lasts for several generations. But for that, you must keep it clean with techniques to keep for years. As a porous material, marble easily absorbs stains. The good news is that these stains can be removed successfully if you act fast. The longer, more liquid is absorbed and the harder it is to remove from the stone.
Here are some tips on how to clean marble:
The most widely used methods for cleaning the marble is very simple; simply must pass a sponge or cloth soaked in a mixture of soap and water. Of course, if the spots are deeper, you will have to apply other techniques.
If the marble has turned yellowish, apply with a soft brush a mixture of water and vinegar. If there is a mark of rust or rust on the floor from the action of some furniture, we recommend using water and lemon (juice). You can also add a little salt. When vinegar or lemon is used to remove a stain, keep in mind that are corrosive to the stone, so it should be used with care. Otherwise, you can ruin the marble permanently. To prevent this from happening, apply the mixture to the stain, rub gently for a few minutes and rinsed it with water and soap. If the stain persists, have to redo the operation, taking care not to act than a few minutes on the stone.
Marble Care: Don’t Use Wax
Apply a stone sealing coat o prevent stains on marble. As marble is a very porous surface, quickly absorbs any liquid, so they usually apply a coat of stone sealer. This helps to fill the pores and the surface becomes smooth and easy to clean. Don’t use wax, though. What can happen is that after several coats of wax, marble becomes yellowish. In that case, to remove all the wax. There are products that are available in different specific trades for this task. Then you have to rinse and it can happen again a layer of wax again.
When in doubt about what you can and can’t do with your marble, make sure you call a marble cleaning service in Los Angeles to keep your stone safe, beautiful and protected.
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1007 N.Sepulveda Blvd. #1204
Manhattan Beach, CA 90267