How to Remove Coffee or Wine Stains from your Granite Countertop!

Coffee stains are a real fear for anyone with a light colored countertop.

Coffee stains are a real fear for anyone with a light colored countertop.

Coffee and red wine can leave stains on any light colored surface including light colored granite, but do not despair, all is not lost! Today we are going to reveal a very easy way to remove these pesky stains with common house hold products.

You will need flour, dish soap, water, cling wrap, tape, a bowl and something to mix with such as a spoon or popsicle stick.


You will need:

1 cup of flour

3 tablespoons of dish soap


Cling wrap


A bowl

A spoon


1. Combine flour, dish soap and small amounts of water into a paste.

Combine flour, water and dish soap into a paste.

Your mixture should become a paste.

2. Spread mixture over stained area on your countertop.

Spread the mixture over the stain.

Cover the stain entirely.

3. Cover mixture and stain with cling wrap and tape the sides down so that it is air tight.

Cover the mixture and stain with cling wrap.

Waiting is the worse part!

4. Wait over night.

5. In the morning, remove the cling wrap and tape.

Remove the clear wrap and tape.

The stain will absorb into the mixture!

6. Wipe off the paste.

Wipe off the remainder of the mixture to reveal a clean countertop.

Its like magic!

7. Marvel at your beautifully clean and restored countertop!

Once the mixture is removed  the stain has disappeared!

Once the mixture is removed the stain has disappeared!

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7 Ways to Rock Your Home With Marble

Here is an entry about seven beautiful pieces of sculpted marble, but lucky for us marble isn’t just for sculptures anymore! Marble is such a durable stone it can be used for functional spaces such as kitchen or bathroom countertops or as flooring in your home. Visit our website for information about accentuating your home with stone today!

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Marble is to geology what Cher is to the entertainment industry: hard and soft at the same time with an endless capacity for reinvention and an unquestionable ability to dazzle.

The only difference is that marble has been beloved for a few (thousand) years longer — even if both the stone and the singer look strangely ageless.

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Will concrete become an alternative to marble granite in home building?

Look at this interesting post about the possible future path of integrating concrete into the decor of your home. Concrete countertops? Good thing we already know a few things about working with concrete!

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Many experts in stone business has predicted that one of the hottest new trends in the home building and decorating industry today is the creative use of polished concrete, which can become an great alternative to granite in the near future. Is that going to be true? Let’s first look at how concrete building elements such as countertops are constructed and what the modernized concrete can do in home building.

Concrete became popular among many designers and home owners alike due to its limitless design potential. The best example would be, concrete can be used to build beautiful and distinctive kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities. Certainly concrete countertops have their uniqueness. As they are always custom-built, concrete countertops can truly reflect personal taste. There are countless options for color, pattern, shape, size and finish. Custom concrete products can also be crafted to coordinate with other design elements in the home. Decorative…

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About Lufriu Marble, Inc.

Our resident design specialist and owner, George Lufriu, will help you create your dream home! George comes from a long lineage of Tampa natives, and since the late 1880’s, the Lufriu family has made their name as craftsmen, carpenters, and pool builders. Following in the well-beaten path of his forefathers, George started in the pool building business, however, seeking to find his own direction George discovered the tile business, where his talent has blossomed. After his first job was featured in Home and Garden Magazine, George took a large and prestigious account in Harbor Island. Before he knew it, he had two full-time crews laying tile,  on top of a pool construction business that was in full swing. Not a bad start, considering he was only 19 years old! 


His career has been highlighted with accomplishments like the period he spent traveling to colleges to instruct on marble, tile, and glass mosaic installation; working on Eric Clapton’s bungalow in Antigua; and, after a crash-course in granite, working for Triton Ship Works putting elegant touches in some of the world’s most exclusive yachts. In 1995 George Lufriu built his first outlet store, selling products and offering installation tips and techniques, and he and his wife, April, have been working hard to provide excellent service across the Tampa Bay area.

So call and make an appointment with us today to speak with a seasoned professional about how to perfect your home with stone!