• Steam Cleaners for Your Wood Floor?

    You’ve seen them on Sunday morning television. They’re the miracle shark-like steam cleaning mops that clean, sanitize and even disinfect! What could be better than a wood floor so clean you could eat off of it? Here’s what’s better . . . a floor that still looks like new....
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Marble Countertops

    Cleaning and Maintaining Marble, Limestone and other Calcareous Stone Countertops There are two broad categories of stones used in countertops. The first is siliceous. Siliceous stone is made largely of silica a quartz-like mineral. Examples of Siliceous stone include granite, bluestone, slate, sandstone and quartzile, which has become very...
  • Wood Floor Seasoning

    Wood Seasoning: The Secret to a Great Wood Floor What’s most interesting is someone can purchase a truck, buy tools, print up some business cards, and consider himself a flooring professional. Generally if you were to ask that person to show you his Moisture Meter or his Thermo-Hygrometer the...
  • Granite Countertop Cleaning and Care

    Granite is a natural stone that will stand up to years of wear and tear. Consumer Reports still rates it among the most functional and sought-after counter top materials and with the right care it will continue to shine. The first thing to know about granite is that no...
  • Cleaning Ceramic Tile and Grout

    If you’ve got ceramic tile in your bathroom, especially above the tub or in the shower, then you know the challenges of keeping the tile and grout free from soap scum, mildew and sometimes even mold. You’ll find thousands of do-it-yourself remedies to rejuvenate moldy grout, but this page...