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How do you remove water stains from marble?
By May from Orlando, FL
Check out places like Lowe's or Home Depot and even your local Ace Hardware for 'marble polishing paste' or 'marble polishing kits'.
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I bought a new bathroom vanity with a marble countertop and it's getting water marks on it. Does anyone know how to clean it?
By Kim Garrity from Penetang, Ontariio
We used to clean our living room marble tabletops with toothpaste. I think it was like a baking soda toothpaste. Been many years ago.
Best Wishes, Gem (08/13/2010)
I have white spots on my new marble vanity that look like it is deep in the marble.
It looks like the marble has faded, but it also feels a little rough. It looks as if something was sitting on it and left a ring.
Leigh from New Orleans, LA
I also have marble vanities (black) and have the water marks. I did some research and found that the water actually etched the surface. I have not found anything to fix the problem. I wipe the surface with marble polish to try to prevent more damage, I think it helps. I don't know why they use marble in the bathroom if it is so sensitive to water. (10/25/2007)
Sometimes a small amount of cooking oil rubbed in can help disguise it. (10/26/2007)
Marble is also affected by acids, so if someone was cleaning with vinegar or CLR, that could have cause the damage. I don't think there would be a way to fix it, but perhaps the marble polish mentioned might help.
Louise, Nipawin, SK (10/26/2007)
By Louise B.