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Professional Caring for your Stone Floors in Winter Weather

January 19th, 2015

Sand, salt and dirt are big problems for your Marble, Limestone, Travertine, Terrazzo and Granite floors. Here are some things you should and should not do. Good mats with a vinyl or rubber underside at entrances will help to minimize sand, salt and dirt from tracking on to stone floors. Asking a guest to remove […]

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Winter in the Midwest

January 16th, 2015

WINTER in the Midwest, the East and elsewhere plays havoc with the surfaces and even sometimes the virtual integrity of natural stone itself!  Freezing water, sand from spreaders, ” rock salts” from urban street plows that spread large granules of salt onto the streets and sidewalks – soon to be tracked from the shoes of […]

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Does Anyone Know What Type of Stone This Is?

November 6th, 2014

A building we worked in contained a set of black stairs.  Upon inspection, it was difficult to identify what stone the stairs were made of.  The stone was scratched, stained and chipped in different locations. The stairs’ material is otherwise very durable since they are still standing today “intact and solid”.  Years of wear and […]

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Replace or Restore – That is The Question

October 21st, 2014

Your “once- attractive, shiny, high-gloss polished,” terrazzo lobby floor has lost its life. The residents in your building are no longer impressed and you’re beginning to look at this dull, life-less floor with the hopes of getting rid of it. Possibly even considering having it covered with a brand-spanking new expensive carpet! But before you […]

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Sungloss Marble – Complete Stone Restoration

September 29th, 2014

Sungloss Marble Company is the ” complete stone restoration” company, in that, we are able, willing and set to work on just about any natural stone: marble, granite, quartzite, quartz, limestone, slate, gneiss, Belgian Black stone, terrazzo – both cement base and epoxy ….and even some situations of concrete.. Look for that COMPLETE stone restoration […]

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Granite Refinishing & Restoration

September 8th, 2014

Granite material used as a floor or countertop continues to hold a top place for desirability due to its durability, beauty, and low maintenance. Its hardness and scuff and scratch resistance make this genre of material easy to take care of – and it is generally quite resistance to dulling.   What happens when you […]

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Our Reviews – Unfiltered & Unrefined

August 15th, 2014

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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My First Year at Natural Stone Restoration

August 13th, 2014

I started in this industry knowing that granite is great for counter tops and marble looked lovely in my bathroom. Unfortunately like most of you I was an uneducated consumer when it came to the care of my stone.

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The Scoop on Quartzite

July 24th, 2014

Not to be confused with QUARTZ counter tops, which are engineered (man-made) stone materials using quartz and epoxy binders. QUARTZITE is a naturally-occurring stone straight out of Mother Earth’s color palette.

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Terrazzo Treasures

April 21st, 2014

If your home was built between 1920 and 1950 there is a good chance that you may have a terrazzo treasure underneath that carpet or tile in the foyer or basement. Terrazzo floors are intricate colored concrete, usually Limestone based, with broken marble or “other” chips integrated into the floor’s design.  Often multi-colored, these floors […]

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