Question: I have a water ring where a plant was sitting on my hearthstone, which I believe is limestone. Is there any way to remove it? I appreciate your help. Great question. Simply put, the water ring you see is either a stain or an etch... or a combination thereof.
If you've done any homework at all on how to properly care for your natural stone, one of the first things you probably learned was that certain types of stone (marble, limestone, onyx, among others) are susceptible to damage from acidic substances.
Flaking (also called spalling) in natural stone is generally an indicator of sub-florescence, a condition in which mineral salts are carried into the stone by moisture and accumulate beneath the stone’s surface. This article will inform you about this condition.
A Stone Advisory Magazine reader asks, “How can I get it to stick to the wall?” We can almost see the cartoonish frustration of one attempting to make liquid defy gravity. Great question.
One fastidious customer shares her motivation for getting her grout cleaned then color sealed, and how it was 'life changing' and reputation salvaging for her.