Care & Repair

What does G Stone Ltd do to protect your stone from staining, scratching & germs?

G Stone Ltd apply sealant and machine polish your worktops to the highest gleam possible at our unit in Wickford, Essex. Once fitted your worktops will be cleaned of all installation debris and polished up. Our Fitters are extremely proud of their work so they may ask you if they can take photo to feature in our gallery on this website. 

Should your Stone sustain any future damage from scratches or staining, contact G Stone Ltd and we will endeavour to return your stone to it's former gleaming, glory.

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How to keep your stone looking as beautiful as it did on the day it was fitted.

As with anything special your natural stone will need looking after. Treated the right way your granite, marble or quartz worktops will still be looking as beautiful as they did on the day they were installed for decades to come. Stone is naturally porous in structure, left unsealed and unpolished it is very likely to stain, scratch and harbour bacteria.

As you would expect there are a few do’s and don’t with stone worktops follow these simple guidelines for stone worktops that look as good as the day they were fitted.

 
Liquid Drop
Preparing Food
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Cracked Rocks

Mop up any spills immediately, oil, tomato based pastes and curry especially. Your stone has been sealed but is still liable to staining.

Spillages

Avoid cutting, chopping, slicing or pounding directly onto the surface of your stone. It's not good for your knives and could damage the surface.

Food Preparation

Use a soft cloth and avoid scourers. If you wouldn't wash your car with it, don't clean your stone with it.

Cleaning

Avoid storing heavy or breakable items in the storage spaces above your stone. Anything dropped on your surfaces may either shatter and/or damage your stone.

Accidental Damage