Do I have to “seal” my granite countertops?
This is one of the most common conversations we have with homeowners when they come choose their granite.
Our industry association, The Marble Institute of America, states “Sealing is a common step taken on some stones as an extra precaution against staining. In fact, the sealing products used in the stone industry are “impregnators” which do not actually seal the stone, but more correctly act as a repellent rather than a sealer. Sealing does not make the stone stain proof, rather it makes the stone more stain resistant. Applying an impregnating sealer is a common practice.” Continue Reading