Category: Marble Countertop Repair
A marble countertop is very beautiful and give a kitchen or bathrooms a feel and look of elegance. But being that marble is very sensitive to acidic products and also very soft it may not be the best material is you are looking for a low maintenance material. Acidic products such as lemon juice, vinegar, soda, wine for example can cause etching on marble. Etching is a dull grayish spot on marble and cannot be cleaned with any type of product. It has to be sanded by an experienced stone restoration company that has the right equipment and diamond sanding abrasives. This project in Brookline, MA is an example of a beautiful kitchen marble countertop that gets plenty of use but experiences its fare share of scratches and or etch damage.
Very busy kitchen with white marble countertops. It is constantly being damaged by acidic products such as salad dressing, ketchup, wine, soda, pickle juice and general purpose cleaning products. The spots and rings are called etching wich it is caused by acid.