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Maintaining marble, without losing your marbles P Mac Dublin
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Maintaining marble, without losing your marbles!

Marble provides a beautiful and durable building material suitable for flooring, counter tops, walls and tables. It has been a popular building material for a very long time, being used for the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Taj Mahal and Buckingham…
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How to repair red brick facades

Brick facade heritage Bricks have been used as a building material since around 10,000 BC. They were originally made by the Egyptians, using a mixture of mud and straw that was left out to dry under the hot Egyptian sun. As time moved on, the…
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How to remove stains from marble using baking soda

Removing stains from marble Marble and natural stone floors and surfaces stain very easily, and their maintenance can be quite tricky. The best defence against staining your marble floor or surface is to: Ensure they are sealed Stick…
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Protect your marble and natural stone surfaces by sealing

Always preserve and protect your marble and natural stone floors with a suitable seal! We just received a call from a very grateful client who had spilled a jar of beetroot on their newly-sealed crema marfil floor. Beetroot - that fantastic…

How to clean your marble floor

When we say 'marble floors', we're including all natural stone or calcium-based stone floors such as limestone, travertine, crema marfil and terrazzo. Marble floors add elegance to any home, can last as long as the home itself, but if you are…
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Travertine floor cleaning

Caring for your travertine floors Travertine has been a favoured building material since the dawn of civilisation and was chosen by the Romans to build the Coliseum. Modern quarrying practices have made the production of travertine easier and…

Caring for your marble and natural stone floors

Natural stone surfaces, if cared for correctly, can last as long as your building. Marble and all natural stone surfaces are a popular flooring solution in both the commercial and residential environment. They have been a functional and elegant…
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How to clean your natural stone tiles

Our top seven tips for keeping your natural stone tiles looking like new! For effective cleaning and maintenance of any natural stone, it is important to note the nature and composition of your stone. It is also important to find out whether…
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How to clean and maintain ceramic tiles

It is important to follow a regular maintenance programme for your ceramic tiles rather than letting the dirt build up. Here are our top tips for keeping your ceramic tiles looking like new! Loose dirt or grit should be swept up on a daily…
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Tips for slate floor maintenance

Caring for a slate floor is not a complicated matter. Diligent and regular maintenance will ensure your floor looks as good as new and last for years and years. Your slate floor needs to be cleaned and protected on a regular basis - here are…
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How to care for your terracotta/quarry tiles

Terracotta floor tiles and their smaller, thinner cousins, quarry tiles, became popular in Victorian times for use in kitchens and servants’ quarters. In an age when hygiene was becoming more important, they were easy to keep clean but not…