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Marble and Natural Stone Restoration: Oxidation in White Marble

Sungloss Marble Restoration Company’s had some experience over the last 20 years with various issues that come with owning limestone, granite, sandstone, marble, terrazzo, and other natural stone.  Of all the wide assortment of maintenance and restoration issues we find solutions for, oxidation is one of our most despised.  Natural stone, especially white marble, over […]

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Marble Restoration: Penetrating Stone Sealers and Caulking

Here at Sungloss Marble Restoration Company, we have worked for over 20 years on challenging marble, limestone, granite, terrazzo, slate and other natural stone projects, to name a few.  There is rarely a situation that does not call for sealing the stone upon the completion of a restoration project.  Stone sealers can prolong the time […]

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Green Building Design Magazine Recognizes Sungloss Marble’s Green Restoration Practices

We are honored by the wonderful article Jamie Ludwig wrote for the October 2010 Green Building Design Magazine issue.   The article highlights many of the environmentally-friendly and sustainable practices Sungloss has been following for years. Beginning with a quote from our owner, Mike Pavilon, about restoration techniques that avoid producing toxic debris or wasting water, […]

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Granite in Commercial Real Estate, Government Buildings, and Residential Installations

Many of the commercial projects we work on (including government buildings, condominiums, office buildings, and banks) involve granite.  It is a very popular building material, known for its durability and beauty.  Granite’s advantage shows in its ability to resist scratches and maintain a gloss finish.  However, granite has “Do’s and Don’ts” similar to other stone: […]

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Stone Polishing and Restoration Issues: Luster

When it comes to the polish level (‘finish’) of stone, our commercial and residential stone restoration and polishing services involve some subjective interpretation.  The question of ‘how shiny’ to make the floor can be a large one.  It can bring up questions of aesthetics, cost, and even safety.  If the finish makes the floor more […]

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Stone Self-Maintenance for Commercial Spaces

Commercial spaces (Corporate Environments, Developers, Condominiums, Banks, etc) are a large part of our focus, at Sungloss Marble Restoration Company.  Self-maintenance (or lack therof)  is a running theme we encounter when consulting with our clients.  Building Managers wonder what to do to maintain their Marble, Terrazzo, Slate, or Granite floors.  We try to educate our […]

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Wax Buildup Damage On Natural Stone Flooring

At Sungloss Marble Restoration Company our position is a natural stone floor such as marble, limestone, terrazzo, travertine, granite, or slate, should be maintained as ‘naturally’ as possible. We strongly recommend against using wax as a sealer or polish enhancer. Instead, the natural beauty of a stone surface can shine through simply through natural polishing […]

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The Beginning of Marble Restoration: What Exactly is Marble in the First Place?

At Sungloss Marble Restoration Company, we have been repairing, cleaning, refinishing, polishing and honing marble, limestone, granite, terrazzo, slate, and many other stone surfaces for over 20 years. But we almost never stop to think about where it all starts—the origin of the beautiful, versatile, and natural material known as marble. In basic terms, marble […]

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Green Business Quarterly Highlights Sungloss Marble Restoration’s Dedication to Environmentally Conscious Stone Restoration

We are honored to be featured in an upcoming issue of Green Business Quarterly. The informative article by Jamie Ludwig highlights the positives of natural stone restoration. It gives a rundown of the green practices we adhere to, as well as the overall environmental advantages natural stone restoration provides to our commercial and residential clients. […]

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Marble Institute of America and StoneWorld Magazine: Business and Educational Seminar Coming to Chicago April 15!

This month on April 15, Sungloss Marble Restoration Company will be attending a great event led by the Marble Institute of America (MIA) and sponsored by StoneWorld Magazine. As a host committee member for this event, and long time member of the MIA, we at Sungloss are keen to promote this business educational event and […]

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