Stone Sealing

Granite, Marble, Sealing, Countertop, Counter Top, Waterproof, Stone Impregnator

Countertops must be sealed with a high-quality stone impregnator during installation. Application of sealer protects the stone from damage and discoloration. This, however, does not provide an absolute impenetrable shield against staining. Sealing only increases the window period of blotting time, allowing easy removal of stains should it occur.

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Countertop Cleaning & Care

Granite, Marble, Onyx, Travertine, Sandstone, Agglomerate, Supplier, Installer, Direct, Importer, Fabricator, Balintawak, Quezon City, Manila, Metro Manila, Countertop, Flooring, Bullnose, Edge Profile, Chamfered, Design, Cladding, Polished, Bush Hammered, Decorative Stone, Cultured Stone, Natural, Slate, Quartzite, Kitchen, Jet Black, Black Galaxy, Salt and Pepper, Salt & Pepper, Pink Porrino, Beige Porrino, Gray Honda, German White, Thassos White, Crema Marfil, Baby Pink, Ariston White, Volakas White, Teakwood, Engineered Stone, China, Italy, India, Emperador, Nero Marquina, Rosso Levanto, Blue Pearl, Emerald Pearl, Tiger, Joy, Lion, Phoenix, Teresa, SDZ, Euroasia, Italica, Timbal, Tayag, Rafaello, Samitrade, Stoneasia, Kaufman, Benco, Guanco, Stefistone, Construction, Interior, Floor, Makati, PhilippinesGranite, like all natural materials, requires care to preserve its beauty and finish.

A. Countertops must be sealed with a high-quality stone impregnator during installation. Application of sealer protects the stone from damage and discoloration. This, however, does not provide an absolute impenetrable shield against staining. Sealing only increases the window period of blotting time, allowing easy removal of stains should it occur.

B. Wipe up spills or stains immediately. Acidic substances, such as wine, fruit juices, and alcoholic beverages, can stain the surface of your countertop if neglected. Continue reading

Stone Surface Finishing

Surface finishing brings out unique aesthetic features of stone materials. The ornamental function and other technical characteristics, like slipperiness and resistance to wear and weather conditions, are strongly influenced by which type is applied to the product. The following are the most common finishes for stone:

Granite, Marble, Onyx, Travertine, Sandstone, Agglomerate, Supplier, Installer, Direct, Importer, Fabricator, Balintawak, Quezon City, Manila, Metro Manila, Countertop, Flooring, Bullnose, Edge Profile, Chamfered, Design, Cladding, Polished, Bush Hammered, Decorative Stone, Cultured Stone, Natural, Slate, Quartzite, Kitchen, Jet Black, Black Galaxy, Salt and Pepper, Salt & Pepper, Pink Porrino, Beige Porrino, Gray Honda, German White, Thassos White, Crema Marfil, Baby Pink, Ariston White, Volakas White, Teakwood, Engineered Stone, China, Italy, India, Emperador, Nero Marquina, Rosso Levanto, Blue Pearl, Emerald Pearl, Tiger, Joy, Lion, Phoenix, Teresa, SDZ, Euroasia, Italica, Timbal, Tayag, Rafaello, Samitrade, Stoneasia, Kaufman, Benco, Guanco, Stefistone, Construction, Interior, Floor, Makati, Philippines

Polished

Undoubtedly the most widely used finish for granites and marbles. Polishing uses high-grade machines and polishing abrasives to produce highly reflective brilliance on stone surfaces.¬†It highlights the stone’s full color and crystal structure.

Moreover, it is the least porous of all the finishes available. This does not mean, however, that it won’t be required sealer application. Some stones are porous and will need to be sealed regardless of their surface finish. Continue reading