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. If not, you should definitely read; Floor Sealing: The Most Important Thing You Are Not Doing. If you are looking for a sealer for your stone floor it can be difficult to get to..
Everything You Need To Know About Your Slate Floor…
What is Slate? To learn about your slate floor, we must first understand slate itself and its journey to eventually becoming 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 or volcanic..
What is Travertine?
Travertine is a type of limestone that has been formed in a natural mineral spring, particularly a hot spring. It is formed due to rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate due to the intense heat and movement. Travertine is a rough surface that is easily distinguishable by its pitted holes and troughs. The word travertine comes..
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..
Get To Know Your Limestone Floor
An important part of caring and maintaining for your limestone floor is to know all there is to know about it. Understanding the composition of your limestone floor will give you the knowledge you need to pick the products required to care for it. What is Limestone? Limestone is a sedimentary rock that..
KleanSTONE, The Pet Safe Floor Cleaner
If you have a dog or a cat it can often be a challenge to keep your floors clean. The battle with muddy footprints is constant. As as a conscientious pet owner, you’ll be looking for a pet safe floor cleaner to give you peace of mind that your furry friends are safe without sacrificing..
Terracotta Through The Ages
What is Terracotta? First things first, let’s answer the question of ‘what is terracotta?’ Terracotta means ‘baked earth’ in Italian and is essentially just that. It is refined mud that is shaped whilst wet, dried and then hardened in a kiln. It is the oldest type of ceramic in the world, which is why it..
How Do I Clean My Natural Stone Floor?
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 they are difficult to look..
Is My Mop And Bucket Damaging My Stone Floor?
Have you given your natural stone floors a good clean with a mop and bucket and are left wondering why you are still getting dirty socks? Or why your grout still looks dirty despite you having slaved away cleaning it? This might be one of those rare occasions where the worker can actually blame their..
Cleaning Quarry Tile Floors
Have you ever found yourself wondering, “What are quarry tiles?” 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 used for centuries due to their..