Marble Fire Surrounds
Marble stone is available in a variety of colour from snow-white to gray and black. Marble colour is varied and includes shades of red, yellow, pink, green, or buff. The colour of marble are caused by the presence of natural impurities within the stone. The colourisation are arranged naturally in bands or patches and give the stone a unique charm. Marble is cut from stone quarries and then cut to size and polished.
Marble is porous stone that can stain and scratch easily if not maintained and treated with care. Acidic fluids will dissolve marble stone and so should be avoided especially when cleaning or wiping the surface it. As marble is a porous stone all spills particularly juice or wine or anything acidic should be wiped up immediately. If placing objects on the marble fire surround coasters should be used to avoid scratching the marble surface.
Cleaning Marble Surfaces
Following the advice above will keep your marble clean and prevent unnecessary damage. As marble is a pours stone it will attract dirt and grime that will settle inside the surface layers of the marble stone. For avoidance of layer upon layer of damaging elements and materials at least once a year your marble fire surround will need deep cleaning. This will involve re-sealing with the proper chemicals handled by experienced professionals. We encourage you to look after your marble fire surround maintaining its beauty and attraction as a focal point in the room.
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Stone care and restoration
Quintessentially British with geometric patterns Victorian tiles can be restored to their natural beauty with the correct care and attention. Victorian tiles are embellishing features within period homes.
Cleaning is a necessary part of the proper maintenance of artificial manufactured stone. When it is not cleaned, the appearance of the stone can gradually decrease with in grain dirt making the surface soiled.
The hardness and lifespan of Natural Stone can be increased with a good election of the material finish, treatment and further maintenance. We never use metal utensils that may scratch the surface.