How granite can keep your kitchen bacteria-free

Granite can help reduce the amount of bacteria in your kitchen.

You may not realize it, but your kitchen may well be the dirtiest part of your entire house. In a much-cited, widely reported study from 2005, researchers for the University of Ari...

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What’s on your Dry-Treat Christmas wish-list?

With Christmas on the horizon, for many people it's time to start considering what they want to appear in their stockings come morning. If you're something of an athlete, perhap...

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How to clean grout with HANAFINN Oxy-Klenza™

If you install natural stone tiles in your home, you should always seal the grout in order to protect it from stains and damage. However, if you've purchased a home with tiles a...

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Three common tile cleaning mistakes

A big mistake that many people make when cleaning tiles is failing to think ahead, instead only considering the here and now.

Taking care of your porous surfaces isn't rocket science, and a little bit of common sense will take you a long way. However, there are some common mistakes that people make when c...

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The benefits of cleaning green

Plenty of home and business owners are aware of the sustainable aspects of natural stone. As the Natural Stone Council points out, stone is "inherently earth-friendly". "Natu...

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Countertop care 101

One important thing to keep in mind is that any and all spills should be cleaned up as quickly as possible.

Keeping your stone countertops looking great is less about a complicated cleaning regimen and more about using commonsense and the right tools. Act fast One important thing t...

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The right tools for the job

The best way to maintain your natural stone's beauty and durability is to invest in high-quality products.

Using premium-quality products to treat your stone is essential, but it's also important to make sure you're using the right product for your type of stone. Not all cleaners and...

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Beginner’s guide to cleaning a stone floor

It's imperative to avoid the use of products like vinegar or other acidic cleaners on stone like marble, limestone or travertine.

After laying your stone floor, there will come a time when it begins to lose its original allure and you will have to clean it to get it back. When this happens, there are a number...

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Go big or go home with your backsplash

The beauty of natural stone and tile can transform an otherwise drab plasterboard wall into an accent that brings your kitchen to life.

Backsplashes are one part of your home you may not give a second thought to. However, more and more homeowners are finding them to be not only a practical addition to their kitchen...

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Dos and don’ts for regular and heavy duty cleaning

Standard cleaning should be done as often as necessary to prevent the buildup of grime and dirt.

There's a right way and a wrong way to accomplish any task, even something like cleaning your natural stone. In fact, when it comes to cleaning stone, whether it's a standard clean...

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