"Marble is a natural material that will age gradually with time and use, such signs of wear and tear are not seen as faults but an ode to the character to the pieces. "

USAGE

Our Comme Home marble have all been coated with a protective sealer to reduce staining and water logging.

However marble is a porous material and should avoid liquids, oils and acids.

 

CLEANING

A gentle cleaning with warm soapy water and a soft cloth is all our marble products need.

Do not use any abrasive materials such a metal scourers or hard sponge scouring pads as they may cause scratches on the surface.

Please do not put our products in the dishwasher.

Do not soak our products.

 

LIQUIDS, COLORS & OIL

Marble is fundamentally very porous and tends to easily absorb liquids, colors and oils.

Avoid leaving liquids on marble for long periods of time as it may seep into the marble and cause staining

Oils and coloured powders such as paprika and cinnamon should be avoided as well.

 

SPILLS AND STAINS

Blot the spill with a paper towel immediately. Avoid wiping the area as it may spread the spill.

Flush the area with plain water and mild soap and rinse several times.

Dry thoroughly with a soft cloth and repeat as necessary. If the stain remains, refer to the below section: Stain Removal

 

STAIN REMOVAL

BAKING SODA POULTICE

Spray area with water. Create a paste made from baking soda and water with the consistency of peanut butter. Slather stain with paste and cover with plastic wrap.

Leave covered for at least 24 hours until baking soda paste has dried. 
After 24 hours, remove the poultice and wash area with mild soap and water. Apply a fresh poultice if needed.

     

    ACIDIC SUBSTANCES

    Avoid contact with acid as it will etch the surface. 
    Stay away from putting any food that contains lemons, vinegar or other acidic substances.

    Avoid acidic cleaners as they will also cause damage. Do not use acidic cleaners on the marble, check the PH balance of your cleaners before use. Cleaners such as bleach are considered abrasive and will damage the marble.

     

    SHARP OBJECTS & KNIVES

    Avoid using sharp objects on marble. Sharp objects such as knives will scratch and dull the surface. Do not use our marble boards as cutting boards