Granite Benchtops by Aurora Stone

How to Clean and Maintain Your Granite Benchtops

For many years, granite has been one of the most popular materials used for kitchen benchtops and bathrooms. One of the great qualities about this natural stone is that it is not as permeable as other materials, making it less prone to soaking up spills, stains, and oils. Even so, it is still important to care for granite countertops to ensure their longevity.  It is worth noting that granite is resistant to bacteria. Therefore, it is the ideal material for use in kitchen counters. Moreover, at Aurora Stone, we seal the granite counters to make them resistant to stains. We stress about teaching our clients how to care for marble countertops properly. However, it is equally important to ensure that … Continue reading

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Marble Fireplace by Aurora Stone

Essential Tips to Help you Care for your Marble Fireplace

One of the best ways to add an eye-popping, jaw-dropping feature to your home is to create a marble fireplace. When it comes to natural stone materials like marble Perth residents, know that they can enjoy various benefits. However, if you do not maintain it properly, it may start to look lifeless and dull over time.  A common belief is that dust is the only real enemy of marble surfaces. However, if you look closely at your fireplace, you will notice some black soot spots appearing on the surface. Perhaps, you are the sort of person who likes to sip a cup of hot cocoa in front of a crackling fire? If you tend to place your mug on your … Continue reading

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How to Clean Onyx Countertops

How to Clean and Care for Your Onyx Countertops

Onyx countertops are undeniably elegant, and many people adore the striking beauty of the warm colours running through the material. This material is ideal as a decorative element, especially when you pair it with the proper lighting. Indeed, there are many good reasons to choose the best onyx Perth has to offer. However, you should know that onyx countertops are not for everyone; keep in mind that this material is a calcium-based stone, meaning that it has a softer surface which will require strict maintenance. It will always require care to help keep it pristine and prevent any visible damages from showing. Of course, if you’re willing to put in the extra work, the results are rewarding. After all, it … Continue reading

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Stone Benchtops Perth

How to Clean and Maintain your Stone Benchtops

When you want to add a unique, classy or contemporary feel to your indoor space, using stone benchtops is the best way to do so. Stone benchtops prove to be undeniably versatile and durable however, to ensure that they stay in their stunning condition for years to come, it’s essential that you properly clean and maintain them, as some stone materials are prone to breakage and scratches, which can look unsightly in your kitchen. Here at Aurora Stone, we want our customers to get the best value for their money, so aside from offering the premium quality stone benchtops Perth residents are raving about, we also provide tips that can ensure the longevity of your purchase. As such, we’ve put … Continue reading

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How to Clean Marble Benchtops

How to Properly Clean and Maintain Marble Benchtops

Indeed, marble is a natural stone material that can add elegance and character to any space. That is why many homeowners seriously consider it when they’re choosing the ideal kitchen benchtops. However, since it is one of the softer types of natural stones, it is prone to etching and staining. So, it is important that you properly know how to clean marble benchtops. In this article, we will share with you some useful tips on removing stains from marble benchtops. We will discuss what causes marble etching, as well as some solutions to stubborn stains that keeps you from having beautiful marble benchtops. Marble Etching Explained Since marble has a calcium carbonate makeup, it is susceptible to marking and etching. … Continue reading

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