Nowadays, using marble for decoration is synonymous with elegance and gives an aspect of distinction to the space where it is placed, just as this material increases the value of the property, due to its extensive durability and its unique designs.
It’s usually the kitchen that is among the first places where marble is used, so it is important to maintain an suitable cleaning to extend its useful life in the best conditions. Therefore, constant cleaning will keep this material bright and shiny.
Depending on the type of marble, cleaning varies, for example travertine marble, it is a material used for floors and bathrooms; These areas tend to receive constant liquids, causing wet spots, mold and traces of soap, giving a bad appearance to your home.
For cleaning these areas, using a soft bristle brush is a good option. First moisten the brush in warm water and rub gently on the marble. Then wipe with a cloth moistened with warm water and neutral soap. Open doors and windows to let the air flow and have a better result.
You can also buy products that can be used to clean this type of material, but before applying each product you must perform a test in a little visible part to see if it can work.
When we talk about cleaning white marble, it’s better to use half lemon to remove the stain, to leave it for less than two minutes. With this, you can eliminate deep stains. Then, clean with warm water mixed with vinegar and a cloth. It’s very likely that you will have to repeat these steps if the spot is very deep. Rinse with cold and clean water, and clean with a dry cloth.
To conclude, if you are looking to restore the shine to your marble you should polish it with a piece of suede, but first, apply a mixture of baking soda with a small amount of water to create a paste. Spread the marble you want to clean leaving it for about thirty minutes. Remove the paste without rubbing, rinse with a little warm water and clean with a dry cloth. You will have an incredible result!
It is important to take into consideration that using chemical products to clean marble can affect the material.