Archive Monthly Archives: July 2011

Marble, Travertine, Granite Maintenance Similarities and Differences in Rome

Sungloss Marble Restoration Company was thankful to have our part-time Estimator John Leonard reporting from Rome last month while on vacation. In this final report, he describes more of the natural stone he saw while in Italy. He writes: I have been blown away by keen similarities between the marble, granite, travertine, and terrazzo I […]

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Marble, Travertine, and Granite Care (or lack therof) in Rome

John Leonard continues his series of blog posts from Rome: as an Account Rep for Sungloss Marble Restoration Company in Chicago, I still have my Estimator hat on while walking the streets of Rome. I’m seeing marble, granite, and travertine everywhere here! I’ve been trying to snap pictures of floors, statues, columns, stairs, and other […]

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Reclamation, Plunder, and Restoration of Marble in Rome

Continuing on from the last blog entry, our rep John Leonard writes: while in Rome, I am making a point to observe the marble, granite, and travertine so prevalent in the archeological sites, churches, and public spaces. As I learn more about the history of the architecture and building practices, I see a pattern over […]

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