Granite is an extremely hard natural stone with low porosity, normally given a polished finish. Granite is formed by volcanic action, and is an acid and scratch resistant as well. Granite paving is not usually treated; in this case waterproofing the material is recommended, especially if is laid in places such kitchens or bathrooms
Serving:Katy, TX and Surround Houston Area
Granite Cleaning, Polishing and Sealing
Our years and years of experience with granite can resolve virtually any problem you may have. We can…
- Restore Dull Granite Floors and Surfaces
- Remove Most Stains
- Seal and Protect
Granite Restoration Requires Specialized Skills
While granite is much harder than marble if and when granite needs restoration you need to call a professional that has the specialized knowledge to work on your granite. Many stone restoration contractors won’t touch it. Set In Stone Restoration is qualified to restore your granite. Whether it needs to be diamond honed, re-polished, or cleaned and sealed, our professional technicians can perform these services for you.
The key to keeping your granite looking new is the proper cleaning, polishing and sealing of the stone. We make it a point to educate our customers on proper stone care.
Caring for Your Granite
Granite is different than marble when it comes to its recommended usage and its care and maintenance. The first thing you need to know is that granite is a much harder stone than marble, and granite usually does not etch. (However we are now starting to see some of the granites that are used today can etch from acidic items being spilled on the surface.)
Granite can be cleaned using the same process as marble. As for granite we recommend cleaning the surface using a quality stone safe neutral stone cleaner. If your stone becomes scratched or etched, Five Star Steamer serves Katy, TX and surrounding Houston area and can polish and restore your granite countertops, vanities or floors back to their original condition.