Everything You Need To Know About Your Slate Floor
What is Slate? To learn about your slate floor, we must first understand natural slate itself and its journey to eventually become your floor. Slate is a fine-grained metamorphic rock. Metamorphic rocks are existing rocks that have gone through a process called metamorphism. Slate, in particular, starts off as a shale type of sedimentary rock..
What Is So Special About Your Granite Flooring?
Everything You Need to Know About Granite Flooring Granite is a popular, beautiful and durable natural stone that features not only on kitchen countertops but on floors too. Granite and granite flooring, however, is different from most other stones. Due to its composition, it cannot be cleaned with either acidic or alkaline solutions, meaning you..
What is Travertine Flooring?
Travertine and more specifically travertine flooring is a natural stone and is a type of limestone that has been formed in a natural mineral spring, particularly a hot spring. Travertine tiles are formed due to rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate due to the intense heat and movement. Travertine is a rough surface that is easily..
The Microfibre Mop – The floor cleaning secret weapon.
The Microfibre Mop is quickly becoming a staple in most households thanks to its ease of use and fantastic cleaning power. So, we at KleanSTONE thought it was time to shine a spotlight of this simple but effective cleaning solution and look at how a KleanSTONE machine and mop can be used in partnership to..
Marvellous Marble: A Guide To Marble Flooring
What is Marble? To understand the properties of your marble flooring, you must first understand what marble is and how it came to be on your floor. For example, did you know that marble, in fact, started out as the natural stone, limestone? When limestone is exposed to heat and pressure it goes through a..
2019 Stone Flooring Trends
2019 Stone Flooring Trends Here at KleanSTONE, we’re passionate about stone flooring and it’s a huge mission of ours to encourage other people to be as passionate about stone floors as we are. Even though some of you reading this post will have stone floors that might have even been laid generations ago, those of..
Cleaning Limestone Floors
Your Complete Guide To Limestone An important part of caring and maintaining your limestone floor is to know all there is to know about it. Cleaning limestone can be a difficult task if you won’t know what you are dealing with or the best way to clean it. Understanding the composition of your limestone floor..
A Guide To Terracotta Flooring
What is Terracotta? Before we start talking about terracotta flooring, let’s first answer the question of ‘what is terracotta?’ Terracotta means ‘baked earth’ in Italian and is essentially just that. It is refined mud that is shaped whilst wet, dried and then hardened in a kiln. It is the oldest type of ceramic in the..