Nothing can replace the beauty of natural stone. That is why it is so widely used in home and office interiors. Natural stone is classy, elegant and gives off a feeling of luxury, and it lasts for centuries. To keep your natural stone looking the same way as it was
The word efflorescence means ‘to flower out’. The term is used to describe the ‘flowering out’ of salt from surfaces of different kinds. Also described as ‘whiskers’, efflorescence is the crystalline deposit that you can see on stonework in any area of your home or business. It appears whitish or
What is travertine? Travertine is a naturally occurring type of limestone, which is made from large deposits of calcium carbonate that can vary in shades of white, cream, ivory, and golden-brown. Travertine stone has varying physical properties with a sponge-like texture that can have up to two inch holes. These
If you've done any homework at all on how to properly care for your natural stone, one of the first things you probably learned was that certain types of stone (marble, limestone, onyx, among others) are susceptible to damage from acidic substances.
Flaking (also called spalling) in natural stone is generally an indicator of sub-florescence, a condition in which mineral salts are carried into the stone by moisture and accumulate beneath the stone’s surface. This article will inform you about this condition.