At literally hundreds of millennia old, it’s got more history than the whole of humanity. Indeed, no surface says “eternal” like natural stone. Nevertheless, even the most solid, elemental natural stone surface still requires proper care if it is to remain gorgeous for generations to come.
Almost all natural stone surfaces are porous, allowing moisture to penetrate and cause staining or non-hygienic conditions. Cleaning them promptly and regularly is an important part of prevention. However, owners should take care to use non-acidic cleaning solutions, and to avoid other cleansers that can potentially damage the stone.
Here is Opustone’s basic guide for the prevention, cleaning, and sealing of your natural stone surfaces: