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07-17-2019 02:22 PM
tuyuiks The structure of marble can be easily ruined if you use the wrong cleaners. Avoid soaps and cleaners that contain acids and alkalies. These will etch the tile surfaces. Etched tiles spoil the beauty of your rooms. You should also avoid household products such as vinegar, lemon juice and ammonia. Other cleaners to avoid include bathroom, tile and grout cleaners. These contain abrasives that cause scratches on the tiles. In most cases, all that is needed is plain warm water.
12-19-2012 09:28 PM
theother [email protected] spam, out of control man!
12-19-2012 02:35 AM
michaelvaugan Marble is essential and attractive products and it creates good impact on your personality. The best thing is that it is easy to clean. I am using water with detergent to clean the marble and quickly scrubbing and drying the spots.
09-17-2012 08:56 AM
taurther Nice post i think you have concentrated on only one perspective of water damages. Water can also damage your document, books etc. Moreover mold problem and carpet damages are also some other damages caused by flood.


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04-12-2012 12:47 AM
Bill There are many everyday cleaners made for marbles. Stone pro, stone tech, just to name a few good ones. For more thorough deep cleaning us professionals use an alkaline cleaner and an acid powder to clean and then polish the stone back to it's original perfection. Our company tile and grout cleaning orange county offers these services and many others as well. But for everyday tile and grout or stone maintenance look to the above mentioned products.
04-06-2012 12:24 PM
tammi I have used baking soda and water on marble and it worked perfectly. You just need to make sure that the water is warm and the baking soda is fulling dissolved into the water before you mop.
02-16-2012 03:49 AM
theother I am curious how this ended up for you, shoot us a follow up when you are done with it. I have not done much marble sealing (mostly tile and grout and carpet cleaning around here) but I was just thinking of taking a stone class from my local supplier. We went in the other day and got the whole run down on penetrating sealers and everything for granite and marble. It is a market I would really like to explore in the future, so I would love to hear how it works out for you.
02-14-2012 11:33 PM
ayetti
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511 makes a natural stone cleaner that's pretty good on travertine, marble and slate. i do agree about not wanting to head to extremes on either end of the ph scale.
I am with race on this, when cleaning marble it is important to not be extreme either side, especially because marble is often sealed (it is pretty porous without a seal) so you don't want to eat that protection off of the stone.
01-28-2012 12:15 PM
fanman I would suggest sweeping it everyday to start with. You don't want any sand/dirt to get trapped and be on the surface. Just using clear warm water works well. If you must use a real cleaner, use the mildest as possible. No harsh chemicals.
01-23-2012 02:03 PM
melonsmartin Marble tiles are very useful and very best thing to use. Best use of marble flooring is at the home and marble flooring is very good for home use. Marble flooring has to many different style and designs which makes our house looking more beautiful and attractive.
08-15-2011 11:54 PM
Stonemaster
what to use on marble

Any alkaline cleaner will work on any natural marble surface for cleaning except if the floor has been crystalized. Then the process changes, acids are only used as part of the polishing process, but even then must be properly neutralized so they don't affect the tiles.
07-30-2011 02:39 AM
MikeFromHC
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nobody answered my question :(
Google 511 stone cleaner for about 5,700,000 answers.
07-29-2011 09:10 AM
lisaheader nobody answered my question :(
07-29-2011 08:54 AM
mathewl The cleaner used to clean marble tiles must be neutral. More acidic or basic cleaners can harm the tiles. When tiles are cleaned with the help of acidic chemicals, they lose their shining after some times. Tiles can't be replaced every month. Hence one should replace the cleaner.
06-29-2011 04:04 PM
hardy_cleaner:) While warm water is by far the best choice when mopping a marble floor, if water is not enough to get the desired level of cleanliness, a tiny amount of ammonia can be added to the water to make a very diluted solution. Likewise, neutral pH detergents can be used very sparingly as part of a cleaning solution. Consumer cleaning products should be avoided if you want to take care of your marble floors.
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06-27-2011 09:04 AM
lisaheader where can I find that stone cleaner of 511?
06-16-2011 04:25 PM
Racebum 511 makes a natural stone cleaner that's pretty good on travertine, marble and slate. i do agree about not wanting to head to extremes on either end of the ph scale.
06-01-2011 02:29 PM
lisaheader you can try with warm water and mineral oils works great
06-01-2011 11:19 AM
TileCareInc Yes you do have to be careful what you use on marble. Many times water alone is not sufficient. There are many cleaners available for use on calcite stones like marble, limestone, travertine. This Old Grout Stone Prep is an excellent cleaner for soiled marble and is safe. Stone Care International makes some very good products also. MBstonecare has some great products.

Using just water will pick up some soil, but you are really just moving the soil around on the surface. Modernstonecare.com has a variety of products for use on stone.
04-28-2011 03:43 AM
mold removal tampa Hello

There is simple Remedy to clan the marbles floor:-

While hot water is by far the best choice when you wipe a marble floor, where water is not sufficient to maintain the desired level of cleaning, is a small amount of ammonia added to water to make a very dilute solution. Similarly, neutral pH detergent rarely used in a detergent. Cleaning products for consumption must be avoided if you want to take care of your marble floors.
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