Marble Repair Kit includes:
(1) Quart of MB-5 Stone & More Multi Surface Spray Cleaner
(1) Quart of MB-13 Stone Shine Spray Polish
(1) 8oz MB-11® Touch Up Etch Remover
MB Stone Care Marble Repair Kit is an essential care product for your natural stone surfaces. This terrific kit will enable you to take care of your light to medium etching, aka "water stains" or "rings", and very light scratch patterns on polished marble, travertine and other calcite based stones. This kit works best on lighter colored stones.
All powders are packed by weight and not by volume.
To get the most out of your kit, use products in the following order:
Clean the surface using the MB-5 Stone & More Multi Surface Spray Cleaner. Make sure the surface is dry before beginning the next step. Then you can apply the MB-11 Touch Up Etch Remover according to the product instructions. All product instructions are located on the back side of the label and under the individual product descriptions on this website. After using the MB-11® Touch Up Etch Remover, it is recommended that you clean the surface again using the MB-5 Stone & More Multi Surface Spray Cleaner. For your final step, you will want to use the MB-13 Stone Shine Spray Polish to add a protective shield over your newly polished marble. This will give your surface an added pop of shine and help make routine cleaning a breeze. Remember you can use the MB-5 Stone & More Multi Surface Spray Cleaner for your routine cleaning too.
MB-5 Stone & More Multi Surface Spray Cleaner uses a pH neutral combination of special chemicals that quickly and easily cleans marble, granite, ceramic, corian, porcelain, glass, including mirrors and most other hard surfaces. It also works great on bath and kitchen fixtures. Safe to use daily. Not designed to clean heavily soiled areas or remove soap build up. (For heavy duty cleaning and removal of soap build up, use our MB-3 Soap & Mineral Deposit Remover.)
MB-11® Touch Up is a unique combination of specialty abrasives and catalysts that make the art of marble polishing relatively easy to implement without the need of any power tool. MB-11® Touch Up is designed for spot polishing of most “water stains” or “rings” from polished marble, travertine, and any other calcite-based stone.
MB-13 Stone Shine Spray Polish penetrates, enhances, protects, smooths and beautifies all polished stone surfaces. It adds shine and creates a protective shield that repels water, reduces finger marks, and makes routine cleaning easier! It also visually restores slightly worn down surfaces to like-new condition! It's a terrific product for polished stone countertops, shower enclosures and stainless steel surfaces.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Mold and Mildew Cleaner
What causes water stains or rings on natural stone?
When acidic cleaning agents, food, or hand soap, come into contact with marble surfaces or other calcite-based stones, the acid reacts with it, creating light, dull marks on the surface called etching.
The etching is often very light and can only be seen at an angle, or it can be apparent and white in appearance. Sometimes these stains are also rough to the touch. When either of these happen, marble repair kits can help to restore these surfaces.
How can I prevent damage to my marble surface?
Acids are the primary cause of marble damage, so you must be very careful with acids around your marble. Prevent acidic foods such as lemons, limes, tomatoes, and wine from coming into contact with your marble countertop.
We advise using a pH-neutral cleaner like MB-5 Stone & More. Even hand soaps and shampoos can etch your marble, so be sure to use cutting boards when appropriate and stone-safe soaps as well, like our Blueskies hand soap.
Does this repair kit help to repair chipped marble?
This kit is specifically designed to rid your marble of surface etching. It does not contain epoxy glue or other products to help you repair chipped marble, cracks, and broken edges, which will need to be filled.
You can have a look at one of our marble repair products, such as the Granite & Marble Repair Kit, to try and tackle any chip repairs. However, we do NOT recommend attempting to repair chips and cracks on your kitchen or bathroom countertops without talking to one of our MB Stone Professionals first.
Can I use the kit to repair a broken marble countertop?
The short answer is no. You cannot use this kit to repair broken slabs of marble. Repairing a broken slab requires sanding the surfaces and applying colored epoxy glue while wiping away any excess epoxy.
While we offer the Granite & Marble Repair Kit, we do NOT recommend tackling any repairs without first talking to one of our MB Stone Professionals. Sanding produces marble dust, which can present health concerns.
This is because marble dust is toxic when inhaled, so it is essential to talk to us before attempting a DIY repair.
What is marble etching?
There are specific reasons why etch marks appear on marble surfaces. They may occur when marble is exposed to acidic beverages, such as alcohol, wine, soft drinks, and coffee. These marks may also form when you use ammonia, vinegar, bleach, and other cleaners on your marble.
This is because of the chemical makeup of the stone. Marble stone contains calcium carbonate, which makes it soluble in acid. Therefore, it undergoes a chemical reaction that results in etching or damage to the marble. It is equivalent to burning, which eliminates the uppermost thin layer of the marble.
How can I prevent etch marks on polished marble?
Use precautions when using acidic products near your marble counters. Cutting boards should be used when dicing up fruits or tomatoes. Rugs or mats on your floors can be used to protect them from possible spills, scuffing of the tile, etc.
Moreover, using a pH-neutral cleaner like our MB-5 Stone & More will help prevent etching because it is pH-neutral, unlike other commercial products. Even switching up your hand soap for our Blueskies Hand Soap which does not etch, will help keep your marble in tip-top shape.