Category Archives for Stone Care

Our Reviews – Unfiltered & Unrefined

You can’t win ‘em all, but we sure come close! We survey our customers, and we ask about their interaction from the initial call to the final outcome – the overall experience in writing.  When measured over the last two years, our customers have given us and average of 4.5 / 5 stars.  That’s 90% […]

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Waxing of Stone and Terrazzo Floors Can be Precarious

Even though they may be professionals in the business, an estimated 1 out of 3 property managers don’t understand the difference between waxing and professional polishing. Wax gets into the grout lines and does not allow vapors to ventilate. Moisture can get trapped and produces oxidation or other damage, like staining, and if not stripped […]

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PROPOSAL – WHITE PAPER ON MARBLE, TERRAZZO, LIMESTONE, ETC. IN LOBBIES

Michael Pavilon is calling for suggestions, comments queries for a planned white paper on using and caring for marble, granite, limestone, slate, terrazzo and other stone flooring in lobbies. The following main areas have been brainstormed hitherto: 1. What are the best cleaners and processes for natural stone      and does it make a difference which stone, […]

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Winter Weather and Complete Stone Restoration

It seems every condo or commercial lobby you walk into in the metro area of Chicago has taken a real beating this winter.  The constant foot traffic in and out of the buildings has only added to the dull and dirty look of these once- pristine looking lobby floors. Residents, employees and guests drag in […]

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Heat, Humidity & Natural Stone Restoration

Customers ask, “Is it ” ok ” to clean, polish and seal my dining room floor and then clean and seal my Indiana Limestone porch when it’s 95f and 70% + humidity?”. Well, it depends. Inside , the AC and the airflow are correct and good – why not? Unless there are pocketswhere the airflow […]

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How to Care for your Natural Stone

Keeping your Marble (or other natural stone) looking beautiful doesn’t always cost an arm and a leg.  By following a simple set of “care tips”, put together by The Marble Institute of America, you will keep your durable stone looking beautiful and radiant.  Do your natural stone a favor, follow the “care tips on this […]

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