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Old 07-22-2019, 08:18 PM   #1
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New Home - Statuario and Sivec Marble Throughout

Hi all,

A little overwhelmed trying to find answers, so hoping someone can point me in the right direction.

I am almost finished building a new home. I've always loved natural stone so we went a little wild with out selections:

1. Main entrance hallway - statuario honed
2. All bathrooms - statuario honed floors; statuario or sivec polished walls
3. Kitchen - statuario polished counters, backsplashl, etc.

The stone is very white throughout. I would like to seal it for obvious reasons. I understand that since the marble is very white I should also seal the wet (shower) areas.

Can someone please let me know what is the best product to seal with? I'm lost with "impregnators vs. not", 511, stonetech, etc.

I've mostly read that "bulletproof by dupont" is good, as is "stonecare international".

Help!!

Thanks in advance
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Old 07-23-2019, 03:53 PM   #2
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Hi Steve,

Marble is not as porous as other stones (granite, limestone, for example) so an impregnator is certainly what you're looking for. Any that you've mentioned is good. It's very important that you remove all sealer from the surface before it can dry. Use clean white rags or white paper towels.
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