The Importance of After-Care – Save $$, Keep Your Stone Looking Best, Longer

Happy New Year from us at Sungloss Marble Company! Struggling to keep your stone surfaces looking like new after they’ve been cared for by good craftsmen? Look no further! We at Sungloss Marble provide informational Aftercare Sheets for both commercial and residential properties to help maintain the quality of your stone after we are gone. It’s […]

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Our Process From Consultation to Restoration (Consultations Are Free!)

So, you want your natural stone spruced up for the holidaze? For a graduation? For corporate inspection? First, you call us because consultations are free! We at Sungloss Marble are prepared to diagnose your stone’s problems and determine whether it needs light maintenance, maintenance, or a full restoration. Don’t know what kind of stone you […]

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Quartz & Quartzite

              Quartz is a mineral that is crystalized and composed of silica. It is hard, tough, and the 2nd most abundant mineral in our Earth’s continental crust after feldspar. But how are quartz counters or floors made?               Quartz is an engineered stone with […]

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Slate: Not Just for Blackboards

Historically, slate was introduced in America as a blackboard in the 1800s, and now it is a top choice for designers and architects alike for flooring, wall, or bathrooms. At Sungloss Marble, we have seen slate applied in many situations, and it is quite a durable stone. Slate does not get ground or polished due […]

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Natural Stone: Function or Aesthetic?

Prior to joining the Natural Stone Foundation Webinar, I knew stone in the consumer sense of the word: the earth is a big rock. Despite that, my eyes would always marvel at marble and stone statues at various city parks, glossy sheets of travertine floors in historical Chicago lobbies, and various stone found in Chicago’s […]

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Renovation Project of the Week

This white Marble wall behind a security desk had been neglected for years!  Sungloss Craftsmen were able to restore the wall to a cleaner, brighter look! Before and after of Marble wall restoration – G​old Coast

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So, You Want Your Natural Stone Cleaned.

There seems to be a smudge that just will not go away. Hot water, cold water, soapy water, nothing seems to be working. The reason why, is that the smudge isn’t something that is on top of the stone surface but the stone surface itself. Natural stone, especially the softer varieties such as marble or […]

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Disinfecting Marble, Granite and Other Stone Surfaces

Covid-19 has most of us disinfecting our homes from floor to ceiling.  There’s an old wives’ tale that says “vinegar is safe and can be used on all surfaces including Marble, Granite, Limestone ….”.  In very small, diluted amounts, yes, it’s safe to use every-so-often.  However, the use of vinegar as a disinfectant or daily […]

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Taking Counters for Granite

When choosing materials for your office, lobby, and home’s surfaces, there are a lot of variables to consider. The material, color, function, and so on. Function should be the most important aspect to consider and like a waterfall, should influence each following decision. There is a reason natural stone, Granite in particular, is a popular countertop […]

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SKILLED, HONEST, RELIABLE CRAFTSMEN WANTED!!

​Although we hired  a new estimator who is now both in training and starting to visit view and estimate with the help of his support office staff, he is finding that the complexity of the NATURAL STONE RESTORATION industry is much greater than most people are aware of.  And, the need for skilled, honest, reliable […]

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