Top 4 stone stains to watch out for this Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming up, you've probably been weighing up a few things: What are you thankful for this year? What meal are you going to prepare? Who are you going to invite ove...

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What you should know about using de-icing salt

When winter rolls around, de-icing salts are one of the most common solutions to keeping the roads safe and driveways clear. Literal truckloads of rock salt are ferried about and s...

Winter is coming…for your stone

As wonderful as it can be, winter can really do a number on your stone.

For a certain number of days - some say a couple, others say 12 - winter means fun, festivities, family and figgy pudding. Other activities might include roasting chestnu...

Top 3 brick and masonry cleaning mistakes

With the Christmas season rapidly approaching, there's a good chance you've had the state of your brick chimney in mind. After all, if Santa's going to climb down th...

Top 4 Indiana limestone monuments

American homes might make use of plenty of brick, but there's only one stone known as the Nation's Building Stone: Indiana Limestone. Even today, this unique limesto...

The Tribune Tower – all the stones of the world in one place

The Chicago skyline is one of the most famous in the world.

The beauty and durability of stone is well-known. But if you ever needed to get a confirmation for yourself, you could do worse than go down to Chicago and have a gander at th...

Your guide to identifying stone

Sometimes it seems like there are as many types of stones as there are stars in the sky. Unfortunately, anyone wanting to do a little bit of stain removal or sealing needs to ...

Why do some prefer a chlorine-free surface cleaner?

Oxy-Klenza™ is chlorine-free, which might make it more appealing to some.

Dry-Treat's HANAFINN Oxy-Klenza™ is widely renowned for being a highly effective, multi-purpose cleaner that can take care of a variety of stubborn stains. If ...

Calcareous vs. siliceous stone: What’s the difference?

The rocks in this cave are one example of calcareous stone.

Back in school, when studying geology, you probably learnt about the three most basic types of rock: metamorphic, sedimentary and igneous.What you might not have learnt is the fact...

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