How Do You Care For Honed Marble?
Honed marble provides a more rustic and natural finish to stone that causes marble to become more porous–which puts it at greater risk for absorbing stains. Unlike some polished marbles, honed marble should always be professionally sealed to protect it from damage. You may only clean honed marble with special cleansers that are specifically designed to complement the type of sealer used on the stone. Be sure to get a list of recommended cleansers from the company that seals your floors or countertops, as there is no one-size-fits-all marble cleanser to care for honed and sealed marble. Keep floors and countertops free from residual dirt with a soft-bristled broom, dust mop or microfiber cloth (for countertops). This is especially important on flooring, when walking over grit can compound scratches and damage surfaces. Dust or sweep your floors daily for best results. Clean marble countertops and floors with a non-acidic, non-abrasive neutral cleanser that is safe and specially designe