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General FAQs

Can I use your products, designed for stone, on my other surfaces?
We do not recommend our products be used on anything other than the surface(s) for which they are intended.

Where does stone come from?
Stone comes from quarries which are located all over the world.  A quarry is a type of open-pit mine from which rock or minerals are extracted. Quarries are generally used for extracting building materials, such as dimensional stone. Quarries are usually shallower than other types of open-pit mines. Quarries can be located in flat plains or on the side of a mountain.

Why does stone porosity differ by stone?
Stones have different posority because of their mineral composition and geological formation. Depending on the process in which the stones were formed, and where in the world they were formed, affects the porosity of the stone.

Why does the name of stone change from one store to the next, although the stone looks the same?
Stone could sometimes be from the same quarry but from different sections and different owners. Some stones look identical but originate from different parts of the world, which makes the appearance look the same but possibly with different mineral composition. The name changes could also be a marketing technique.

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