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Marble and Limestone Sealers—Old Concerns and New Breakthroughs

At Sungloss Marble Restoration Company, for 20 years we have been looking for the Holy Grail of the Stone Care Industry: a ‘miracle’ sealer. The harsh reality is, there are some amazing sealers on the market, but there really is no such thing as a breathable ‘true’ stone prophylactic, especially for calciferous stone (i.e., marble, […]

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Professional Stone Care (and Feeding) of Black Marble and Limestone

Here at Sungloss Marble Restoration, for some reason we cannot explain why we’ve recently seen a ‘run’ on black marble and black limestone restoration. There are two issues in play: the specific qualities of the stones we have encountered recently, and the general expectations we have when consulting with our clients about black-colored stone. Starting […]

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Stone Restoration in Commercial and Community Spaces

When we’ve written in the past about marble, granite, terrazzo, and other natural stone cleaning, sealing, and restoration in commercial buildings, we’re not just talking banks and high rises. This week, a bit of news from the U.S. Green Building Council about a program they are in involved in with the Girl Scouts of the […]

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Commercial Buildings’ Stone Restoration and the Environment

One of biggest goals at Sungloss Marble Restoration Company (besides providing excellent stone cleaning and restoration) is to assist large and small commercial buildings to reduce their impact on the environment. We encounter opportunities to show our value to commercial buildings, developers, designers, banks, and construction companies in many ways. We observed one such opportunity […]

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Preparation and Service in Marble Restoration and Maintenance Projects

At Sungloss Marble Restoration, we work with commercial and residential clients to provide the highest level of service, expertise, and education. During a marble, granite, terrazzo, slate, limestone, bluestone, or other natural stone maintenance, polishing, or restoration project, there are many steps of preparation that go into our service, some of which may or may […]

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Sungloss Marble Restoration Visits Surfaces and World of Concrete Trade Shows

This week we are glad to report Lisa Park, Sungloss Marble Restoration’s Vice President, attended the Surfaces and World of Concrete trade shows in Las Vegas last week. Among the highlights of the shows was her visit with Jim Hieb of the Marble Institute of America, and learning more about grinding and polishing, as well […]

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Green Practices in Our Marble Restoration Contractor Work

Sungloss Marble Restoration Company admittedly goes through a lot of supplies in our daily work of marble, granite, limestone, terrazzo, slate, and other natural stone restoration, cleaning, and polishing. We have ‘honed’ our practices over the 20 years in this business, to recognize ways to deliver high quality stone restoration work while being smart about […]

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Maintenance and Planning Tips For Natural Stone Restoration

The goal for our blog about natural stone is to provide education and tips about natural stone care and maintenance, as well as explore ways we all can contribute to a greener world. This week, we at Sungloss Marble Restoration Company observed two recurring things our customers encounter, and wanted to share. Murphy’s Oil Soap, […]

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Commercial Marble and Granite Restoration – What Exactly is Wet Grinding?

Being in the business of commercial marble, granite, limestone and terrazzo restoration in lobbies, reception areas, and the like, we at Sungloss Marble Restoration use a process called ‘wet grinding’ often. However, not all our clients would be able to accurately describe that process, or its’ parameters. Simply speaking, wet grinding stone is akin to […]

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Environmental Impact of the Building Industry, EPA and U.S. Green Building Council

Part of Sungloss Marble Restoration Company’s Green Mission Statement says “we cannot, in good conscience, promote our services without knowing our impact on the environment is as tempered and light as possible.” The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) are two titans of leadership in the promotion of environmentally friendly […]

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