Having a marble fireplace in your property, you’ll appreciate that cleaning is easier compared to cleaning any other sort of fireplace.
Marble fireplace can look dull and lifeless if it is not looked after. It is an easy task to be put off, especially if you don’t know how to clean it.
With the right approach, and a little understanding, your marble fireplace can continue looking its best for years to come.
- Marble is highly absorbent, so will be reactive to any liquids which find themselves on the surface, this is the first thing to understand about marble.
- Use substances, which are suited for marble cleaning and nothing that’s going to be overly abrasive, so that your surface is not damaged.
- Use cloth made out of microfiber preferably, to remove superficial dirt before you do anything else. Keep an eye out for coffee mug ring stains and sooty smudges in particular.
- Dip a soft cloth into distilled water and wipe gently around surface for the more immovable stains, working particularly hard on the more heavily stained areas
- If marks still showing through, use a cleaning product especially made for marble cleaning. Please read the instructing thoroughly before applying to it the floor
- We clean our homes with various all-purpose cleaners, and they seem to do the job well. But they may not work for marble fireplaces.
Baking soda – it’s abrasive and could spoil the finish of your fireplace.
White vinegar– the acid in it can damage the surface of your marble.
Limescale removers – again, these tend to be very acidi