How to make marble stone shine and maintain your natural stone or marble floor.

Are you looking for the right products for your natural stone floor maintenance? It is important that you work carefully. The wrong products and methods will damage the floor and affect its top coat. We provide a few tips on this page. They help you to enjoy your floor longer.

Why is it important to maintain natural stone?


Your floor will start to show signs of use over time. Because of sand or stones stuck in the soles of our shoes for example. They produce scratches and minor damage to the top coat of natural stone over time. So it is important to protect your floor. Appropriate maintenance will ensure that you can enjoy your natural stone for many years to come.

Natural stone floor maintenance: 3 tips

HG natural stone protector is the ideal start to clean granite floors and for good maintenance of your natural stone or marble floor. Various tips are shared on the internet about the wrong products and methods for maintaining natural stone. Prevent damage to your floor with the following tips:

how to make marble stone shine 1. Avoid aggressive cleaning products

Marble and other natural-stone types should never be cleaned with an acid product. Acid products include anti-scale products, vinegar or lemon juice. You could try distilled water or floor polish.

2. Never clean your floor with hot water

Do not clean granite floors, natural stone or marble with hot water. Hot water can damage the top coat and that is needed to prevent stains from being absorbed into the stone.

3. Do not use a scouring spongeĀ 

By scrubbing natural stone hard with a scouring sponge, you cause damage. Preferably use a soft sponge or mop and only mop when the floor is clean to prevent sand from damaging your floor.

What should you do? Clean your natural stone regularly. After dusting or vacuuming, use lukewarm water with HG natural stone cleaner streak free once or twice a week. For intensive cleaning you use HG natural stone cleaner extra strong.

HG natural stone protector: the foundation for good natural stone floor maintenance

marble care shineBesides cleaning your natural stone floor, it is important to protect your floor. With HG natural stone protector you always have a perfectly maintained natural-stone floor. HG natural stone protector is easy to apply and protects against wear and damage to the top coat.

This is how you use HG natural stone protector to maintain your natural stone floor:

  1. Clean your floor properly: the surface should be free from dust and grease.
  2. For proper spreading, use a floor wax applicator.
  3. Dilute HG natural stone protector 1 on 1 with cold water.
  4. Apply the liquid to the floor in one direction.
    • Once the product has dried after approximately 40 minutes, a second layer can be applied in the same direction onto the first layer. For more information about this HG natural stone protector, visit the product page: HG natural stone protector.

Frequently Asked Questions about maintaining natural-stone floors and marble shine

Why is it important to maintain natural stone?

Your floor will start to show signs of use over time. Because of sand or stones stuck in the soles of our shoes for examples. They produce scratches and minor damage to the protective coating of natural stone over time. So it is important to protect your floor. Appropriate maintenance will ensure that you can enjoy your natural stone for many years to come.

What can I do to prevent damage to natural stone?

When you clean natural stone, it is important to use the right products and methods. That way you prevent damage. Avoid aggressive cleaning products, never clean your floor with hot water, and do not use a scouring sponge. You could try distilled water or floor polish.

Which HG product can I use to maintain a natural stone or marble floor?

You can maintain your natural-stone floor with our HG natural stone protector.

How do I remove damage from my natural stone or marble floor?

Use special products for damage to your floor. HG has a number of products you can use. You can see the complete range of products for natural stone floors here.



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