StoneAge Restoration Services, Inc.
Proper maintenance on natural stone surfaces such as granite, marble, travertine, and limestone are essential in helping promote the longevity, luster, and natural beauty of the stone.
Travertine, a type of limestone, can be left in its natural state, with no polishing. Travertine is a sedimentary rock formed from calcareous remains of plants and animals or precipitated from solution.
DO clean up spills immediately to minimize damage to your stone.
DO use trivets or mats under hot dishes and cookware.
DO use place mats under china, ceramics, silver and other objects that can scratch the stone's surface.
The first step in proper stone care and maintenance is to understand your natural stone’s geological classification and composition. this information will help you to identify what cleaning products to use and how best to care for your natural stone.
Identifying the type of stain on the natural stone surface is the key to removing it. Stains can be oil based, organic, metallic, biological, ink based, paint based, acid based. If you don’t know what caused the stain, consider likely staining agents