Common Problems of Black Galaxy Granite
In using the black galaxy granite as your countertop material, surely there might be problems on it after a certain period of use. Any problem that might appear on the surface of the granite will definitely reduce the beauty of the granite itself. Thus knowing the ways that could be done to deal with such problems of granite countertop is essential so that you will be able to maintain its beauty.
Among the common problems that happen to the black galaxy granite surface is the glass rings. This could happen when you put glasses or cups on top of the granite surface without any glass mat in between. Thus the shape of the bottom of the glass or cup will leave a visible mark on the surface. It could be easy to be cleaned in some occasions while in some others it could really be frustrating to clean. So, how to deal with this problem of black granite?
Unfortunately that problem of black galaxy granite is quite rare to happen. This type of granite is known to be a very good resistance towards stains. Any form of liquid will be evaporated in no time before it even creates a kind of stain on the surface of the granite itself. Yet, it does not mean that such stain cannot happen to the surface of this granite surface type. There are things that could bring a terrible look of the granite.
One common mistake among the treatments of the black galaxy granite is that people apply sealer on its surface while actually it does not need such sealer. When this is done, there will be hazy or streaky film left right on top of the granite surface. This could eventually lead to the problem that stains such as glass rings appear on the surface of this granite surface. This thing is called as doctored granite condition. Another possibility that could bring such glass rings problems to the granite top surface is the fact that the granite is actually a mutt stone variant containing calcite. It has its look just like granite that even fools people.
When dealing with the doctored surface of the granite, your only solution is to wipe off the sealer appropriately. That will surely eliminate any possibility of the granite having stains anymore. Yet be aware of the fact that the sealer residue left on the surface might be so sensitive upon various acids like sodas, coffee, fruits, and alcoholic drinks. Thus you have to be more careful in dealing with your black galaxy granite.