Marble Shower Shampoo Stain


My husband spilled VO5 shampoo on the marble shower threshold. The marble is white and grey and there are now orange spots about 3" across absorbed into the marble surface. Help!!


Despite what is commonly claimed all over the internet, marble is not easily stained. It is easily "etched" creating dull spots or white spots that people mistakenly think are marble stains. Not the same.

Nonetheless, if a substance is left on marble long enough it will absorb and stain. Very often liquids will evaporate before they can stain marble tile, however, shampoo is somewhat oily in nature and will not evaporate quickly making it a good candidate for staining when left on the surface.

Obviously, a shampoo stain will be the color of the dye used in the shampoo.

Luckily, natural stone can almost always be repaired and marble stains are not difficult to remove (unless old and deep).

You can get this shampoo stain out cheaply and easily following the step-by-step instructions in the Removing Granite & Marble Stains ebook.

You've probably tried to clean it and found that traditional cleaning methods won't do the job.

Since the stains in stone are below the surface, the methods required depend on what did the staining. All the details and info for all types of stain removal are covered in the e-book.

And to learn more about proper maintenance see our Marble Cleaning Do's & Don'ts page.

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