For the maintenance of natural beauty and strength which natural stone possesses inherently it is necessary to take care of it. Negligence in this regard will not only cost the benefit associated with it but also cost of fixing the problem. Quality of the natural stone is dependent upon its nature, density and structure but element of care is the key to maintain the same. The whole process of care covers three major areas like preservation, maintenance and restoration of natural stone.
Mostly the surface of stone is observed to be porous and that is why absorbing property may cause it to mold or lost its original shape after absorbing the moisture in the environment. For right preservation of the natural stone it is necessary to study the nature and composition of the stone and according to the inherent qualities and further processing’s quality like polishing should be considered along with the environmental factors either they are suitable or not for the natural stone.