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Three Main Marble Care Procedures

Natural marble care can be divided to three basic procedures –  daily maintenance, cleaning and protecting. Daily maintenance. As a daily routine for floors made of natural stone, especially marble, dry cleaning more...

Impregnation for Natural Stone Protection

Impregnants also known as sealers, after application on surfaces of materials like marble, granite, concrete, grout, terrazzo, the absorption of material decreases by 4-10 times. As a result, a time of leaving spillage more...

Alkaline cleaners (strippers) for Marble

Most stones are sensitive to both acidic and alkaline detergents. Acids spoil the stone, dissolving calcium, which binds its crystals (which is especially dangerous for marble, limestone, travertine and other types of more...

Marble Restoration Features

Marble restoration in most cases is a time consuming process, and involves using of special equipment, chemicals, sanding and polishing materials along diamond abrasives. Depending on mineral compositions of natural more...

How to replace damaged marble tiles?

1. Identify a broken tile that you need to replace. 2. Crush the old tile with tile or masonry chisel and hummer, pay close attention to surrounding tiles to avoid its damage. 3. Once the damaged tile is out, clear the more...

Price of marble floor polishing – what is included and what depends of?

Each case is individual. Therefore, the answer to such a question as the marble floor polishing price depends on many factors: on how long the stone lies, on the type and color of the marble, what is condition and how more...

Reasons for Marble Steps Replacement

Reasons to replace an old marble step A crack or step with large chip, have to be replaced as fast as possible. It’s become very danger to have such piece. Tenants can get serious injury as usually it’s weak and more...

Steps of Step Replacement. Midwood Brooklyn NY

Old marble step before the replacement Old Step Demolition Old Step Removed New step installed and ready to go The new White Carrara step was ordered and fabricated in “Appia Granite” shop. The step more...

Process of Marble Steps Restoration

Steps restoration is process of refurbishing of old steps, staircases and its parts to a clean often like new appearance. Often it is combined with entire thread restoration and replacement of most damaged steps or more...

Process of Counter Tops Restoration

You probably had hard time while deciding to be restored or not to be restored. So if now it’s the time, and your choice is to be, next run is for us. First off we’ll schedule appointment for reviewing and more...

Process of Marble Countertop Refinishing

Marble refinishing is usually referring to process of modifying marble surface. The purpose of countertop refinishing can be a surface restoration, changing its appearance or both. In case of restoration, a surface more...

When to Restore a Marble Countertop?

This time is now if you answer “Yes” on any one of following questions: 1. Are there a lot of etches, watermarks, clouds, rings? 2. Is a surface looks dull overall? 3. Is it worn out? 4. Are there a lot of deep more...

Advantages of Emails Over a Calls

1. Phone calls demand immediate responses, which aren’t always the best responses. 2. You can go back and review emails later. 3. We will have the client “profile” for any further reference.  4. more...

Etches on Tiles in Bathroom Restoration

The bathroom’s only a few weeks old and we have been very careful not to clean it with anything other than soap and water. We’re concerned that if we don’t know what caused this that getting it fixed more...

What are Chips Repair Options?

Hello, I just moved from Brooklyn to Riverdale in the Bronx and unfortunately two corners of the marble top of my sideboard did not fare so well. I would love to know what my repair options are and how much it might more...

Please suggest how to do the lamination of the table top.

I wish to laminate the top of dinning table of Italian Marble to retains its polish and could protect from scratches. The size of the table top is 4′ X 4′ X 2 pcs. more...

Can the polyurethane coating be fixed?

My travertine round dining table was sealed with polyurethane. Nail polish was spilled and removed some of the coating. Can this be fixed? more...

I have heard some restore guys say you need to put a seal …

I have heard some restore guys say you need to put a seal on the marble floor when complete with the honing/polishing/buffing? some say not. What do you think? Thanks more...

Is it a bad idea to use polished Carrera marble for a bathroom floor?

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Is there a treatment that will make a Caesarstone resistant to scratching?

Hi, I have a countertop in a new home that I purchased that gets scratched very easily. I would like to know what the cost is for repairing the countertop, and if there is any treatment that will make it more resistant more...

Saarinen Knoll Tulip Table Remove the Old Coating

Hi, I am in Australia and have a Saarinen Knoll Tulip marble table with what appears to be some sort of Poly coating which is delaminating. Half the table has delaminated by itself but the other half is still rock solid more...

Strip Laminate from Knoll

Good morning I’m in London and I’m guessing a little bit out of your call out area! I have a Knoll oval table that has the lam top coat cracking and pealing whats the best stuff to use to strip the whole more...

Have anyone used Botticino Fiorito marble in bathroom?

Have anyone used Botticino Fiorito marble in bathroom (wall and floor)? Is it hard to maintain (other than re-seal every year)? Is the color too light (i.e., not too much contrast to white bathtub/countertop)? more...

What type of marble is better natural or cultured?

The two kinds of marble typically have different applications, as they have different appearances and properties. No marble is comparable to the other, because they do not have the same uses. For commercial heavy duty more...

What is needed to custom marble fabrication?

Any stone is needed three basic tools to perform fabrication: Saws There are different saws to serve different functions during the fabrication process. – Block saws cut the block into smaller and more customized more...

How to use an epoxy that fix a marble crack?

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What do I need for a marble polishing?

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How easy minimize marble staining?

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Knoll 47″ Arabescato Marble Restoration

Hello there, I was recently thrilled to find a 47″ Knoll on Craigslist for a great price, however the sealant on the top is a bit scratched up and yellowed in places, and there are several sizable chips along the more...

How to remove a marble tile and install new one?

1. Identify a broken tile that you need to replace. Remove old grout as deep as you can with grout knife. 2. Crush the old tile with tile/masonry chisel and hammer, pay close attention to surrounding tiles to avoid its more...

Frequently Asked Questions about Marble Restoration

Q: How to avoid permanent stains? A: You can avoid these by wiping the surface, just immediately after it gets a spill, or you can guard the marble upfront, using a layer of marble sealant. You should reapply the more...

White Carrara Door Saddle Before Installation

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Recommended Shipping Box

For small and ship-able items we can offer nationwide service. Please contact us for more details. more...

Color Enhancing Sealer Can Bring a Rich Color to Most Dark Marbles

Color enhancer sealer can bring a richer color to the marble, while hiding small scratches and worn out areas. It does not polish stone, but gives the “wet” appearance, can be applied to sanded or honed more...

Caulking on Pre-Taped Corner

To achieve smooth, straight and neat caulk lines, the caulking corner can be pre-taped. On painted walls a blue tape is recommended as it has less stickiness than white masking tape. more...

Porcelain Tile Surface Shine Restoration and Buffing

Although the porcelain tiles a man-made material with very hard surface, in some cases it is possible to buff the surface and achieve desirable level of shine. more...

Marble Care Tips

1. Avoid getting any acid based cleaners such as toilet bowl cleaner on your stone as it will damage or “etch” the surface of the stone. 2. Make sure you seal your marble/grout periodically as the more...

Natural and Artificial Stones We Work With

Marble A crystalline rock composed predominately of one or more of the following materials: calcite, dolomite, or serpentine, and capable of taking polish. Sandstone A sedimentary rock consisting usually of quartz more...

Chemicals and Products Used for Restoration

List of possible chemicals and substances we can use: Dia-Glo (TM). Diamond Buffing Compound for Marble Dia-Glo (TM). Diamond Buffing Compound for Dark Granite Dia-Glo S (TM). Buffing Compound for Black Granite Only 5X more...

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    Natural:
    Marble
    Granite
    Limestone
    Sandstone
    Travertine
    Onyx
    Slate Stone
    Quartz
    Exotic
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    Man-Made:
    Corian®
    Zodiaq®
    CaesarStone®
    Silestone®
    Epoxy Resins
    Terrazzo
    Concrete
    Ceramic
    Porcelain
    Others