Carbonated Solutions of Las Vegas, granite cleaning, sealing, and polishing company in Las Vegas NV. Granite in Las Vegas and Henderson, is a popular choice for floors, showers, tub decks, vanities and countertops. Granite countertop cleaning and sealing helps guard against etching and staining. Let the professionals at Carbonated Solutions give you a free written estimate for cleaning your granite. We will also instruct you how to properly clean and maintain your granite, ensuring it lasts as long as you live in your home.
Granite Cleaning and Care Steps
- Remove dirt, sand and particles that could scratch the granite. A canister vacuum, handheld vacuum, or sweeping is preferable to pushing an upright across floors, because the wheels can scratch the granite with repeated use. Living in a desert like Las Vegas Nevada this should be done at least once to twice a week.
- Dry dust mop granite or wipe down granite counter tops with a soft cloth to remove any leftover particles that could scratch the tile. Take care not to press too hard into the tile, so you don’t push small rocks and dirt into the granite.
2. Wet mop using a traditional mop and bucket or soft flat mop?
- Las Vegas granite cleaning made simple. Granite manufacturers recommend using a neutral Ph travertine cleaner. Neutral Ph cleaners do not contain any ingredients that could remove the sealant or damage the granite. Dilute the neutral Ph granite cleaner according to the manufacturers directions. We are an authorized Dupont StoneTech distributor for the Las Vegas valley and always have granite cleaning and sealing products available for purchase.
- If you choose another type of granite cleaner, it shouldn’t contain harsh chemicals. Mix a very small amount with warm water.
- When using a traditional mops such as cotton string mops or sponge mops. Make sure to change the mop water frequently. Failure to do so can result in just spreading the dirt around. The use of a microfiber dust mop and a neutral Ph natural stone cleaner can make granite cleaning and maintenance easier for you.
3. Remove moisture with a dry mop or soft towel (air drying may leave streaks on the granite).
- Take care not to use abrasive materials or harsh cleaners. Cleaning your granite with these cleaning agents may scratch or etch the stone removing the luster of your granite.
4. Call a professional granite cleaner if you aren’t seeing results.
- Our professionals can perform granite cleaning, sealing, polishing or restoration to bring back granite near it’s original finish. Our granite and natural stone cleaning experts in Las Vegas provide free in home estimates.
Carbonated Solutions of Las Vegas is an authorized distributor of DuPont™ StoneTech®. DuPont™ StoneTech® Professional stone, tile and masonry care products are innovative, easy-to-use solutions to protect and preserve stone against the damaging effects of everyday living. With a complete line of products to protect, clean and transform stone surfaces, we help ensure the beauty of natural stone and tile countertops, floors, showers and vanities for generations to come. Refer to our Quick Reference Guide for DuPont™ StoneTech Professional® products to help you decide which product is right for your application and surface. Most general purpose cleaners, acidic and alkaline solutions, abrasives, ammonia or bleach can break down the sealers and damage natural stone surfaces.
Granite is a stone that is used in flooring, countertops, showers and back splashes alot in Las Vegas. The stone is porous and can stain easily if the pores are not sealed with a penetrating sealer. This sealer will keep spills and splashes from soaking into the granite. The porous nature of natural stone requires the stone to be cleaned and sealed every one to two years. Once natural stone is properly sealed, it’s protected from everyday spills. Instead of being absorbed into the stone, they will bead up on the surface. When cleaning and maintaining it’s equally important to use cleaners specially formulated for your travertine. Most general purpose cleaners, acidic and alkaline solutions, abrasives, ammonia or bleach can break down the sealer and damage natural stone surfaces. DuPont™ StoneTech’s heavy duty stone cleaners and natural stone sealants were carefully designed for natural stone, providing you with peace of mind.
- Acidic substances such as citrus, vinegar, wine and soda etch (or erode) granite, so it is important that these spills get cleaned as soon as possible. It is also important to keep up with the maintenance on the sealing of your granite surfaces because when the pores are sealed the acid stays on the surface longer and less etching occurs.
- Do not use a topical sealer. Topical sealers on your granite floors can scuff and come off. Also, the porous nature of the stone can get air bubbles and attract dirt and oils. Penetrating sealers expand in the pores to become part of the stone while protecting it.