Marble, Marble, Marble

The word ‘marble’ is derived from the Greek word for ‘shining stone’, aptly describing this masonry dream, which was highly regarded and often used by master painter and sculptor, Michaelangelo. He favoured Carrara marble due to its beauty, white gleam, beautiful reflection qualities and stunning malleability. A soft stone that originated in Greece, marble has been a symbol of prestige through the ages since 447 BC when the Parthenon was…

When it comes to maintaining a beautiful stone finish, each application needs to be evaluated individually

Stone has many variables, and because stone care is an inexact science, it is important to approach each situation with extreme caution. Each and every situation should have several small test patches completed to assure expected results. It is very important for stone care to be addressed in three separate categories: Protection, Maintenance and Restoration. This article will cover two: Protection and Maintenance. What is reasonable to expect for protection…