How to Polish Black Marble

Written by charles poole
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How to Polish Black Marble
Cleaning black marble will give your kitchen or bathroom its shine back. (the kitchen. image by guiney from

Black marble is found in many homes. It can be used on counter tops and backboards as well as floors and bathroom tile. When polished, black marble is beautiful. Although black marble repels a lot of stains and dirt, the substances can still be seen on the surface of the material. It doesn’t take a professional cleaning crew to keep your black marble looking good. You can do it yourself with an inexpensive cleaning agent.

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Things you need

  • Stone cleaner
  • Water
  • Spray bottle
  • Damp cloth
  • Dry cloth
  • Bucket
  • Mop
  • Dry mop

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  1. 1

    Keep your black marble clean by dusting the surface of the material every couple of days. This will remove the dust build-up and make the cleaning process easier in the future.

  2. 2

    Pour 2 tbsp of stone cleaner and 2 cups of water into a small spray bottle.

  3. 3

    Use the bottle to spray down the marble. Do not saturate the marble with the cleaning solution; apply the solution lightly to the surface of the marble.

  4. 4

    Use a damp cloth to wipe down the black marble. This will remove any remnants of the cleaning solution from the marble.

  5. 5

    Use a dry towel to buff and polish the marble. This will prevent any water spots from staying on the surface of the marble.

  1. 1

    Use a broom and dustpan to sweep the marble and remove any dust from the surface of the material.

  2. 2

    Get a bucket and add 5 tbsp of stone cleaner. Pour 1 gallon of warm water into the bucket.

  3. 3

    Dip your mop into the bucket and ring it out.

  4. 4

    Mop the entire floor with the cleaning solution.

  5. 5

    Use a dry mop to buff and polish the floor to eliminate water spots.

Tips and warnings

  • Always dry the marble completely after you wash it to prevent water marks.

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