Types of Stone Sealer and How They Work
If you have a natural stone floor, the chances are that you will have heard of the importance of sealing it. A stone sealer will help preserve the life of your stone floor as well as a whole host of other benefits. Read our Floor Sealing: The Most Important Thing You Are Not Doing article..
How To Seal Stone Floors
Today we answer the question: How To Seal Stone Floors. But first, let’s give you a bit of background on what sealing a stone floor actually means. Stone floor sealing is an essential task to enhance your natural and engineered stone surfaces. Sealing your stone floor doesn’t have to be a laborious task and only..
Everything You Need To Know About Your Slate Floor
What is Slate? To learn about your slate floor, we must first understand natural slate itself and its journey to eventually become your floor. Slate is a fine-grained metamorphic rock. Metamorphic rocks are existing rocks that have gone through a process called metamorphism. Slate, in particular, starts off as a shale type of sedimentary rock..
What Is So Special About Your Granite Flooring?
Everything You Need to Know About Granite Flooring Granite is a popular, beautiful and durable natural stone that features not only on kitchen countertops but on floors too. Granite and granite flooring, however, is different from most other stones. Due to its composition, it cannot be cleaned with either acidic or alkaline solutions, meaning you..
Understanding Stone Floor Porosity
So, What Is Stone Porosity? Stone porosity refers to the amount and size of the pores in the stone. Despite its hard exterior, the majority of stone has thousands of microscopic pores running throughout its composition. This is more prominent in natural stone due to how it is formed. Stone is often formed by organic..
What is Travertine Flooring?
Travertine and more specifically travertine flooring is a natural stone and is a type of limestone that has been formed in a natural mineral spring, particularly a hot spring. Travertine tiles are formed due to rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate due to the intense heat and movement. Travertine is a rough surface that is easily..
How to Clean Quarry Tiles
Have you ever found yourself wondering, “What are quarry tiles?” or “What is a quarry tile floor?” Fear not! In this post we’re going to talk about what quarry tiles are, how you care for them and the very best tips for cleaning your quarry tile floors. What are Quarry Tiles? Quarry tiles have been..
How to Clean Porcelain Tiles
Cleaning Porcelain Tiles: Top Tips For Perfect Porcelain Porcelain is famed for its popular variation of bone china, but as a result, can often be discounted as simply a material for delicate pottery. This could not be further from the truth as porcelain is, in fact, one of the strongest floor tiles available! Despite this,..
How to Clean Natural Stone Floors
How to clean natural stone We get asked this question a LOT! As the experts in natural and engineered stone floor cleaning, people often turn to us to better understand how to care for their natural stone floors. So many potential buyers are turned off from purchasing a natural stone floor because they think that..
Taking the time to make your stone floors and tile floors shine!
Cleanliness is now big focus for us all especially as we’re confined to our homes due to our current circumstances, so many of us will be looking at our stone floors or tile floors and thinking ‘crikey, they could do with a clean!’ No-one particularly likes cleaning floors and certainly stone floors and tile floors..