Category Archives: Floor Cleaning

Granite floor cleaning: all you need to know

Granite Restoration Repair London

Beautiful and long-lasting, granite has become a popular choice in many different properties. And, these days, that extends to flooring as well as countertops. Here’s our guide to cleaning your granite floor – it’s something we’re often asked about. Made up of quartz, mica and other minerals, silica-rich granite is typically red, grey, white or […]

Granite worktops and hot pans problems

Granite Countertop Restoration Cleaning and Chip Repair in London

At RSC, we’re often asked about hot pots and pans and granite surfaces, so here we thought we’d look into this issue and the potential associated risks in a little more detail. The risks explained Wondering whether you can place a hot pan directly on a granite countertop from the hob? Essentially, you should understand […]

Why is my limestone floor cracking?

Limestone Cleaning Restoration and Chip Repair in London

Occasionally, a limestone floor can begin to crack for no apparent reason, even if it is a number of years old. Here, we offer a guide to what you can do – and cover some of the possible causes. Cracking means movement in your stone Limestone is very durable, and so it is unlikely that […]

Why pH levels matter when it comes to limestone cleaning

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The internet is awash with ‘cleaning hacks’ and tips recommending bicarb of soda, water and lemon, soda crystals or vinegar. And homemade cleaning products have a strong appeal. How pH levels affect limestone However, limestone is, of course, a natural stone. As such, it is particularly sensitive to highly acid and alkaline liquids. Lemon and […]

Why limestone could be the perfect choice for flooring in your home

Limestone Floor Cleaning Restoration Repair London

Are you considering replacing the flooring in your home (or business premises) with a gorgeous natural stone? If so, one material you may not have considered immediately is limestone. Now, we know it may not have the glamour of marble, or always be as fashionable as granite. But here are some of the reasons why […]

How to clean a marble staircase

Marble Staircase Restoration Repair London

Marble is a natural material that can lend your home more than a touch of luxury. And there are more ways than you may have realised of incorporating this stunning stone into your home, from countertops to floors and bathrooms. What’s more, marble comes in a range of colours, from traditional black and white to […]

How to shift soap scum from the limestone in your bathroom

Limestone Cleaning Restoration Care London

Lucky enough to have limestone tiles, countertops or flooring in your bathroom? There are a number of benefits to using this natural stone in this area of your home. It resists bacteria and mould, looks amazing and feels nice and soft underfoot. And, after all, it was good enough for the Pyramids of Giza. So […]

What is the best way to look after rough granite stairs?

Granite Stairs Restoration Repair Cleaning London

Granite is a natural stone that’s well known for its elegance and longevity. And it has a distinct pattern of small flecks of different coloured minerals. One option for steps inside and out which you may not have considered is ‘rough’ granite. This comes in various colours and textures, and strongly resists the chipping and […]

Why granite could be the perfect choice for your bathroom

Granite Countertop Chip Repair Restoration and Cleaning in London

Granite’s current (and increasing) popularity is hardly surprising when you consider this natural stone’s timeless elegance, and its blend of practicality and luxury. Interestingly, many people reckon you can’t use this material in a bathroom. But, actually, that’s a misapprehension. So there are a number of reasons why granite could be absolutely right for your […]

Can I use baking soda to clean marble?

Marble Cleaning Restoration Repair London

What is baking soda? You’ll almost certainly have heard of it, but could you define it exactly? Baking soda is the common name for sodium bicarbonate. It’s a salt and a white solid that often appears as a fine powder. However, it’s actually crystalline. It’s also multi-purpose, with uses ranging from tooth whitening to sunburn […]