Tips & Articles

Tips & Articles / Excel Stone and Tile Care / San Diego

We make it a point to educate our customers on the proper care of natural stone, tile and grout, and hardwood floors and surfaces.

As a courtesy to our customers, we offer tips and articles that address your problems or concerns and answer questions you might have about day-to-day maintenance for your floors and surfaces. Please visit often, because we periodically post new information that you will find very valuable.

Pressure Washing Caution

Before pressure washing stone or masonry surfaces, read this article to learn about potential problems that could result in serious damage....
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Shower Pan Moisture Buildup

Is the stone around your shower drain darker than the surrounding stone? The cause may be clogged weep holes. The solution may be an easy DIY procedure. ...
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Damaged Dimension Stone Panels

This article explains which dimension stone panel problems can be resolved by your stone restoration technician, and which problems require replacement....
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Soft Water Can Damage Marble

You've likely heard of hard water damage on natural stone, but did you know that soft water can also damage it? Learn how to protect susceptible stone....
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