Stone Countertop Discoloration:
Staining vs. Etching

Owners of stone counters may notice countertop discoloration over time; this can be caused by a number of factors. These blemishes can broadly be classified as either staining or etching, and each has its own preventive measures and repair methods. Therefore, it’s important to know what kind of discoloration you are dealing with, and which steps to take to both protect your stone countertops and fix any existing damage.