Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Granite Cleaning in Cambridge

Granite is the signature rock of planet Earth. The other rocky planets in our solar system are covered with basalt only Earth has this beautiful and interesting rock  in abundance. There are three things which distinguish granite.

First, it’s made of large mineral grains (which is where its name came from) that fit tightly together.  Second, granite always consists of the minerals quartz and feldspar they  generally give granite a light colour, ranging from pinkish to white. That light background color is punctuated by the darker accessory minerals giving it that “salt-and-pepper” look.

Third, almost all granite is igneous (it solidified from a fluid state) and plutonic (it did so in a large, deeply buried body or pluton).
If you or our office have invested in this lovely earth rock as flooring you really should be looking after it.  Art of Clean know you will probably be giving it a daily clean with a dust mop, vacuum or broom, and probably a monthly wash.

But every now and again it is important to give your Granite stone flooring and grout a really good clean. Specialist stone floor cleaners Art of Clean know that if your granite floor is relatively old and looks dingy or dull even after regular maintenance, it may have a build up of old or misapplied product and will need to be stripped, resealed and waxed, Art of Clean can return your granite or stone floor to new.