Marble is a beautiful natural stone that is formed from a metamorphosis of lime. It has been used since ancient times in aristocratic homes. Today, its gorgeous streaked and gleaming appearance is particularly fitted for luxurious countertops and floors throughout Miami, Fort Lauderdale, to the Palm Beaches. However, marble cleaning can be difficult to maintain because only certain cleansers can be used on it, while other may cause more harm than good.
Marble Cleaning to Avoid
Acids and granular products can easily scratch or dull marble. Therefore, all-purpose household cleaners, bleach and acidic solutions, such as vinegar, should never be used for marble countertops or marble floors cleaning. The only products that should be used are specially designed marble cleaners. Small spills should be immediately wiped up with a soft damp cloth. This is particularly important for spills of colored liquid spills, such as wine, because these can staining to the stone.
Simple Marble Cleaning Techniques
As you know, the best way to clean marble is with a professional cleaning service like Classic Marble Restoration. At Classic Marble, our technicians are trained for all types of marble cleaning and restoration, and will even be able to polish and restore marble that has lost its luster or has become scratched, damaged, or chipped. To see what a professional marble restoration company like Classic Marble Restoration can do for you, check out our before and after gallery.
Remember, when in doubt, it’s best to call a professional marble cleaning and restoration company that due long term damage to your precious natural stone. For a FREE marble restoration or cleaning quote, contact us today!