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Can a hot pot damage a granite work-surface?

Can a hot pot damage a granite work-surface?

There is no possibility that in a standard kitchen dishes get temperature above 1,000 Celsius degrees.

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Stone floor, with grout or without?

Stone floor, with grout or without?

In the south, especially in Italy or in Greece is used stone floor stacking technology without joints. The stone is placed on the base surface without pretreatment.

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Is the stone floor good for underfloor heating system?

Is the stone floor good for underfloor heating system?

Stone floor topping is the best solution for this type of heating. It is suitable both for electrical systems, as well as for water systems.

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Grease on the stone. How to remove?

Grease on the stone. How to remove?

When removing grease from the surface of the stone, it is recommended to apply special agents to remove stains. It should be remembered that not every agent can handle every stain.

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Terrace from sandstone. Is this a good idea?

Terrace from sandstone. Is this a good idea?

Sandstone proves to be very good for outdoor use. The rough surface makes it much less slippery than other polished stones. Another advantage is the ease of its maintenance.

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Stone impregnation. Will I be able to do it by myself?

Stone impregnation. Will I be able to do it by myself?

This procedure is not complicated and in fact, anyone who is able to perform protective works on a variety of house surfaces, can easily impregnate the stone surface.

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What if we have unfortunately scratched the surface? What to do then?

What if we have unfortunately scratched the surface? What to do then?

The best if such a situation never happens. If it has already happened, however, specify the thickness of the crack and apply the appropriate remedy.

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Stone stairs. How to make them not to be slippery?

Stone stairs. How to make them not to be slippery?

While designing exterior stairs, avoid using the tiles with polished surfaces. For inner staircases, we can use polished tiles, giving their fragments rough texture.

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Can a windowsill be made from any kind of stone?

Can a windowsill be made from any kind of stone?

Yes! Provided that the material used fits the interior. The case is a bit different with the so-called drips, the outer sills.

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Two, three, or maybe five centimetres? How thick must be a stone windowsill?

Two, three, or maybe five centimetres? How thick must be a stone windowsill?

There are no rules that would impose the thickness of the windowsill. The only factor that dictates the terms and conditions in this case is the user's taste. 

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Flowerpots on the stone windowsill. Is it safe?

Flowerpots on the stone windowsill. Is it safe?

Granite windowsill will endure well the spilled water from the flowerpots. Windowsills of limestone, marble and made of sandstone must be properly impregnated first.

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How does the marble act in the kitchen?

How does the marble act in the kitchen?

If the kitchen is a place of your cookery passion we discourage furnishing the kitchen with the marble worktop. Marble can only fulfill decorative function in the kitchen (kitchen furniture manufacturers at a furniture fair).

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