The works that extend from Anatolia to 8000-9000 years ago, to the Hittites: show the richness of the marble culture in our country. Marbles are one of the durable and showy natural stones that have intensive use in many products and forms such as indoor and outdoor floors, walls, floors, decorative products and accessories, kitchen countertops, columns, arches. Marble is formed by the metamorphosis of limestone with its beautiful patterns and different colors. The magic of marble, one of the most beautiful and harmless elements that nature gives us, is increasing day by day. Marble is indispensable in all building areas and decoration and has been a natural stone that has preserved its beauty for many years. metamorphosed under high temperature and high pressure (metamorphism) have been completely natural limestone and marble denir.türki 5.2 billion (13.9 billion tons) has about 40% of total world reserves of marble potential. In our country, there are marble reserves in more than 80 different structures and over 120 different colors and patterns.
Cleaning of natural stones requires a little more care and attention than other materials. Synthetic-based cleaners, bleaches are not used on marble surfaces, and acidic, lime-removing products can erode the marble and spoil its texture and appearance.
Tips for marble care
• Protect the marbles against scratches. Pointed and sharp objects, furniture can damage marble products.
• The natural structure of marble can absorb liquids; As soon as liquids such as coffee, orange juice, wine are poured, clean them immediately with a warm cloth. Apart from this, spices such as coffee, cumin, curry, which have strong pigments and green vegetables are cleaned without waiting as soon as they come into contact with marble.
• Use warm water and soap to clean the marble. Brushes and mild cleaning apparatuses cause scratches on the marble.
• After cleaning, take care not to leave wet areas on the marble and dry the marble with a soft cloth.
• For heavy dirt, special stain remover solutions or diluted dishwashing detergent can be used for marble surfaces.
• Stay away from vinegar. Vinegar, which is a natural cleaning agent for many surfaces, is not suitable for marbles due to its corrosion.
• Oxygen water in light colored marble is a practical alternative for natural cleaning.
• If you want to polish your marbles, use chamois leather. Buckskin cloths are the fastest solution to polish marble surfaces.
• For difficult stains, turn a bowl of baking powder into porridge with water and spread over the stained area and cover it with stretch film. Clean after 24 hours. You can also apply the same method by turning flour and a dishwashing detergent without corrosive substances into a mash.
• Apply starch to surfaces such as the back and sides of the oven, where oily stains are formed. Wait 20 minutes and wipe with a damp cloth.
• For small scratches, wipe with the help of a soapy and warm cloth and apply pressure to create friction. Then dry the surface.
• Never use hard and high sandpaper on marble. Buffing abrasives used for nail polishing are ideal for marble scratches.
All these warnings are for information and precautionary purposes, regardless of marble, it is the ideal building material that will protect its natural, hard and beauty for years, even centuries, and add beauty and aesthetics to your spaces.