Know Your Stone
The natural stone countertop you have purchased for your home is an investment that will give you many years of beautiful service. Stone is a natural product and simple care and maintenance will keep it looking beautiful. Make sure you understand which methods are best for your particular stone countertop.
Natural stone is categorized into three basic geological classifications by their respective formation processes: sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous. Additionally, stones in each category can be either calcareous or siliceous.
The following chart may be a helpful guide: