Cleaning Stone Tiled Floors

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Many customers have asked me how they should keep their stone floor clean in between professional stone floor cleaning services. Here is a brief summary. Please note that I do not promote any of these products specifically, they are only examples and I can’t be held accountable for product defects, so please use this blog […]

Types of Stone Floor Tiles

Types of Stone Floor Tiles

A guide to understanding the origin of stone floor tiles and their characteristics.   Basic ingredients of igneous stone The four basic elements of rocks are silicon, magnesium, iron and calcium. Rocks with a large portion of silicon tend to be lighter in colour and may even appear transparent. Examples are granite, quartz and onyx. Rocks […]

How To Fill Holes In Travertine Tiles

Travertine is formed by a process of rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate, often at the mouth of a hot spring or in a limestone cave. The appearance of travertine may resemble Swiss Emmental cheese where the springs have gradually eroded away the softer material, leaving holes. These holes can be filled at the factory before […]