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Marble is used for kitchen counters and kitchen counter inserts. It's also used for backsplashes, table tops, bathroom vanity tops, flooring, stairsteps and wall tiles, and it is sometimes used for statuary and in buildi... More »

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Clean marble tile by sweeping or dusting it, using warm water for regular cleanings, choosing proper cleansers for deep cleaning, and drying the tile. Remember to clean up spills as soon as possible to prevent damage to ... More »

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To polish marble tiles, apply a polish made for granite, and use a polishing machine to buff the tile. If the tile is damaged in any way, file it and remove any scratches before the polishing process to make the tile loo... More »

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