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Old 11-06-2006, 09:39 AM   #1
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Need help to remove stains from marble

I have an antique wooden (cherry?) washstand which has a marble slab top, 16"w X 30"h and approximately 1" deep.

The marble is stained along the right side with what may be wood stain which was used on the washstand at some time and allowed to seep into the slab.

There is also a much lighter, larger stain that spreads across most of the left side top of the slab, which I'm guessing may be from water that stood on the slab for a lengthy period.

Do you have any suggestions on how I might attempt to clean either stain?

I am sending two photos of the slab.
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Old 11-06-2006, 12:01 PM   #2
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Hi Jeanne,

Unfortunately wood stain that has penetrated a bianco cararra is virtually impossible to remove. If possible switch this stone out, contact your local granite and marble fabricator and you will easily be able to get this exact stone.

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before you give up on the stone. Take a razor and scratch the darkest area of that stain. If you see the color return, you can have that area grind and repolish. Do Not Give Up on that stone.
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I'd bet a million bucks that stain is all the way through that stone.
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