A lobby interior and design always represent buildings in the best or the worst ways. It serves as a signature and the first impression for its guests, workers, and residents.
In downtown Chicago, every highrise building can compete for the best lobby
Does the marble come polished by nature or us humans exposed such a magnificent quality of metamorphic rock?
I would give a credit to ourselves when it comes to true and clear reflective surfaces on stone, metal and wood.
Today's polishing technology had reached to its pinnacle and hard to imagine any future results overshadowing existing achievements.
We look at polished stone and we discover our mirror reflection.
Beautiful and enhanced color variations of the marble in mix of high
Typical marble floor description list contains following items.
1. The tiles are installed relatively flat but still each tile represents it's own individual degree of levelness that is comparatively different from other neighbor tiles.
2. The grout joint width varies from 1/16" to 1/4" and different types of grout can be used such as cement or epoxy based.
3. Due to distressed grout joints the dirt deposits are constantly presented showing dark grout joints in traffic areas.
4. After certai
Everyday activities that take place in your kitchen involves your granite countertops. The Granite known with its durability but density in the same time and especially the edges. Around the sink cut out or along the perimeter the edges will take the most impacts from kitchen everyday objects such as glasses, plates, knives and etc. Soon enough you might discover small chip on the edge of granite as it shown on the photo below.
Starting from the late 90's Granite became the most popular luxurious counter top system in residential homes. Slowly but surely it replaced laminate and corian tops due to its great durability and visual qualities.
This movement triggered the whole stone industry's infrastructure creating multiple amount of granite fabrication shops and local stone suppliers. It bacame so accessible that even small garage based shops could have an easy reach to jumbo size gratine slabs. Which of course led to
I am visiting St Louis this weekend with my son for hockey tournament. We are staying in one of the upscale hotels with beautiful lobby floors. One thing about guys like me who does marble and terrazzo restoration is that we always looking at the floors trying to identify the background of the marble or any natural stone that is installed in lobby floor.
We also look at the condition of the existing marble floor, etched marks, surface scratches, lippage and for other imperfections.