Home improvement is easy if you don’t have DIY skills, right? You hire a good contractor, you open your favorite frosty beverage and kick back. Job done. Or is it? Believe it or not, this is how most home remodeling nightmare stories start. There’s a little-known secret in our industry and I’m going to share it with you right now, are you ready?
Stone, like most natural building materials, is porous, allowing water, and even staining liquids to “soak in” the stone. Granite, especially, needs to be sealed to prevent splashes and spills from damaging it. But how can you determine if your granite countertop needs to be sealed?