Familiarize yourself with the 5 types of stone and learn how they all are different. The 5 types of stone include granite, limestone, marble, slate and travertine.
Familiarize yourself with the 5 types of finishes a stone can have and learn how they all are different. The 5 types of finishes include polished, honed, textured, bush hammered and cleft-stone.
Routine maintenance for stone includes sweeping or vacuuming to remove dirt. If dirt is caked on we recommend using the Miracle Sealant Company's product Mira Clean to remove residue. Mira Clean can be purchased at any of our Architectural Ceramics store locations.
When necessary, reseal your stone. When water no longer beads on the surface of the stone it should be resealed. Resealing frequency will depend on traffic and use. Stone, like any other natural product, will age and patina, adding to its beauty and character.
Ceramic tile can be cleaned with common household cleaner or with Miracle Sealant Company's product Mira Clean. Mira Clean is a concentrated cleaner developed specifically for marble, terrazzo, granite, tile, and masonry surfaces. This product can be purchased at any of our Architectural Ceramics store locations.
In this video six different substrates are tested to see if back-buttering tiles really makes a difference to the coverage on the back of the tile and in the long run, to the probability of a more permanent tile installation.
This instructional video demonstrates the proper installation of one of our products, LATICRETE® SpectraLOCK® Grout.
Understanding what mold is, tips to prevent mold and control moisture and what to do if you have mold.
Information on preparation and installation of glass tile of various formats.
Even though we may provide the best product or service we will all be faced with a customer complaint. This guideline provides information and procedures to satisfy these unfortunate situations.