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Honing Our Guest Bathroom Nero Marble Countertops

Honing Our Guest Bathroom Nero Marble Countertops - roomfortuesday.com Happy Friday! I’ve got an informative marble post to share- filled with a few words of caution, advice for “fixing” etched marble, and my experience having the polished nero marble countertops in our guest bathroom honed. As a self-proclaimed natural stone enthusiast with quite a bit of design education on this topic, I’m sad to say- our guest bathroom countertops had a bit of an accident a few weeks ago. Since I’ve been dealing with some health issues, Emmett surprised me with a house cleaning. He hired our go-to cleaners for a whole-house deep clean. Long story short, they used a cleaning product on our guest bathroom countertops that was not marble-friendly. After they left, I went upstairs to admire our clean house and immediately noticed the countertops had been badly etched from a harsh or abrasive cleaner. Mistakes happen, marble etches, and getting upset never helps. I called our stone fabricator to ask what I should do to repair or fix them, and ultimately I landed on having them honed. I’m sharing all the details in this post- click through for some crazy before & after images.¬† Continue Reading

Why We Used Soapstone In Our Kitchen... Again - roomfortuesday.com
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Why We Used Soapstone In Our Kitchen… Again

If you’ve been following along since our very first renovation, you probably know- we don’t ever do the same thing twice. In fact, I’m pretty sure we’ve never duplicated a material, a piece of furniture, etc. Therefore, it might…

Everything You Need to Know About Soapstone Countertops - roomfortuesday.com
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Everything You Need to Know About Soapstone

I’ve been planning this post ever since I decided to have soapstone countertops installed in our kitchen. I visited the Polycor quarry last year in Georgia¬†(read more about that in this post) to pick out the marble for my…