Wednesday, March 9, 2016
What are the Primary Methods for Obtaining Shine on Natural Stone Floors?
Grinding with diamond abrasives, crystallization, applying barrier coatings, and buffing with polishing powders and compounds are the most common methods used to create shine on natural stone floors today
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Marble Cleaning or Marble Restoration
We get calls everyday from homeowners requesting their marbles to be cleaned, but merely cleaning the surface of the marble will not restore its shine to the original factory
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The 10 most asked questions regarding impregnator sealer for stone
Why is it so important to protect natural stone? To preserve the longevity of a natural stone installation it is very important to protect it with a proper sealer.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Travertine Lippage Problems in Delray Beach
I received a call from a new homeowner from Delray Beach Florida, she requested an inspection for the new travertine floors they had just installed by another contractor.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Types of Stones
Dolomite A Marble-type stone that contains high amounts of magnesium and is harder and more brittle than pure marble.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Terrazzo Flooring
Many older historic homes have terrazzo as their original flooring. The good news is that if this is the case, working with Marble Doctors can enable you to restore the terrazzo floors like new again
Friday, March 11, 2016
Green Sustainable Maintenance Approach
Stone Inspection by Kelly DaSilva Just few months ago I received a call from a new home owner from Plantation Florida, he requested an inspection for the travertine floors of the home he had just purchased.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
What is Travertine?
Travertine is a limestone, or calcium carbonate, that forms in layers around mineral-laden natural hot springs.
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Did you know?
Approximately 50% of granite’s weight is oxygen. All the granite we can see came from between 1 and 20 miles below the earth’s surface.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Crystallization - A Death Sentence to your Marble Floors
In our many years of practice, we have worked on many different natural stone projects and marble restoration is the most common of all. We get questions from “how do I keep the high shine?” to “what’s the cheapest way to do it?”