Natural stone requires proper care and maintenance in order to preserve its eye-catching aesthetic. Since marble is a natural stone, it is quite porous and thus absorbs stains, spills, dirt, and grime much quicker than its non-natural counterparts such as tile and vinyl.
At Classic Marble Restoration, we provide professional marble polishing and marble restoration services. However, there has been some new advancements in marble protection that is very interesting.
Human Teeth and Bones?
Researchers at Princeton University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have discovered that hydroxyapatite, the primary compound found in human teeth and bones, can be used to help conserve the condition of (Source).
The harsh environmental factors coupled with pollution and age, wreak havoc on marble structures such as the Taj mahal in India and The Statue of David in Italy. Marble is actually composed of the mineral calcite which naturally reacts with a phosphate salt water solution to create the hydroxyapatite. This means that a compound that is found in human bones and teeth can actually be produced and applied to marble in order to preserve it (Source). With hydroxyapatite, marble can better handle these harsh elements, refraining it from crumbling and degeneration.
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