Learn about protecting your stone
Topical vs Penetrating?
There are a variety of sealers to choose from but in general they fall into two categories: topical and penetrating. Which is best for you? Topical * Sits on the surface, preventing liquids and foods from sinking into the stone. * Suggested for extremely porous stones...
Why choose Seal My Granite?
Solid as a rock?
Just how solid is a rock? You might be surprised to learn that stones have tons of microscopic pores, just like your skin. Stone is formed in one of two ways. Either through the slow compacting of tiny grains of organic matter or by recrystallizing under intense heat...
Natural Stone Cleaners
There is a lot of advice out there on how to clean natural stone. Even sales people at the granite companies have been known to give cleaning recommendations and I sometimes cringe at what they have suggested. First, you should never, never, never use an acid based...
Do granite countertops really need sealed?
As discussed in a previous post, natural stone countertops are porous. This means that with all the microscopic holes your natural stone countertops and tile can absorb liquids and other materials if it isn’t properly protected. Some stones are more porous than others...
What is the process to seal?
Based on the product we use and square footage in the homes the average appointment from start to finish is about an hour. Of course, this can vary slightly if there is a lot of natural stone or if it is spread out in a large home. We start by cleaning the natural...