NATURAL MARBLE COUNTERTOPS
Natural Marble is a natural stone material composed mostly of calcite and is actually limestone that has been changed through tremendous amounts of heat and pressure. The different minerals that were present in the limestone at the time it became marble give different types of marble their coloration and veining. Because marble is a natural product, it can vary widely in color and pattern from piece to piece.
Care and Maintenance of Natural Marble Countertops
Certain cleaners can damage marble countertops. Use
mild soap and hot water is all you need. Wipe sudsy water on the counter with a soft cloth or sponge and then rinse.
You can remove etching with a marble polishing powder.
Marble is porous and can be damaged by spilling an acidic substance on it like milk, wine or lemon juice.
One splash can etch the marble so be sure to clean up spill immediately after they happen.
Never use abrasive cleansers, Vinegar, Windex or bleach on your marble.
Give your marble protection each month by spraying on a sealant.