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RISKS OF NOT SEALING YOUR STONE COUNTERS

 

Do you have a Granite, Marble, or Quartz stone counters in your kitchen? Did you know that these materials can potentially harbour mould and bacterial growth?

Marble is soft and porous, while Quartz and Granite are more durable and less porous, but each can have small cracks and pores where mould, mildew, and bacteria can grow. Microbiologies can make their way into the small pores, eventually moving into the interior of the stone, making way for E. Coli, Salmonella, Norovirus, and Hepatitus A to manifest.

Let’s face it though – your counters are a high traffic area and it’s hard to keep them bacteria free all day long. You CAN, however, keep your counters free from bacteria growth by having StoneGuard installed. StoneGuard will ensure 100% that no bacteria or diseases are able to come into contact with your stone.

With StoneGuard, you can rest assured that your family’s health will never be compromised by unprotected stone!

Resources

https://www.epa.gov/mold/brief-guide-mold-moisture-and-your-home

https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada/services/first-nations-inuit-health/health-promotion/environmental-public-health/environmental-health/your-health-at-home/mould.html

– P. Rusin, P. Orosz-Coughlin, C. Gerba. 1998 Reduction of faecal coliform, coliform and heterophic plate count bacteria in the household kitchen and bathroom by disinfection with hypochlorite cleaners.  Journal of Applied Microbiology, 85, 819-828

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