29 Apr 2015

3 Stains on the natural stone tiles - how to get rid of them

3 Stains on the natural stone tiles - how to get rid of them Stains are every housewife’s nightmare and not being able to get rid of them is an even bigger and scarier nightmare. In some cases stains on natural stone tiles can ruin them and they may needs to be replaced. But luckily, some of them are removable and so in this article we are going to talk about 3 examples of common stains and 3 ways to clean them. natural-stone Ink stains Who uses ink anymore? Precisely because this product may seem so obsolete, when it happens to stain a tile of marble, granite or travertine, for example, you panic and don’t know what to do. The heroes who can save the day are in fact a mixture of various products. For example, light coloured marbles can be saved with a mix of bleach and hydrogen peroxide. Darker marbles can be treated with mix with lacquer thinner or acetone. Copper stains Apply a mix of ammonium chloride or ammonium hydroxide on the stains and let it sit for a while. Paint stains Paint stains on natural stone can be removed with alkaline paint remover or methyl chloride. Virtually all stains could be removed from natural stones, but it depends on how old they are and how stubborn. If you intervene as quickly as possible, your tiles can be saved.