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Partial grout repair or complete re-grouting? Grout solutions explained

Partial grout repair or complete re-grouting? Grout solutions explained

Your natural stone tiles may last for generations, but, at some point, you would need a grout repair or replacement. Grout is the weakest spot of your beautifully installed tiles. BEFORE GROUT REPAIRAFTER GROUT REPAIR Every now and then, because of the expansion and contraction some of the grout may shrink away, loosen up, or fall out. Grout discoloration is also common d...
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How to Keep Lobby Floors Gorgeous – Terrazzo Maintenance DO’s and DON’Ts

How to Keep Lobby Floors Gorgeous – Terrazzo Maintenance DO’s and DON’Ts

Ease of terrazzo maintenance is one of the key reasons why terrazzo is found in so many lobbies where traffic is very heavy. Terrazzo is one of the best flooring materials for public buildings. As soon as you understand terrazzo maintenance requirements in the early life of a new terrazzo floor, you minimize possible problems, and acknowledge the economy of care and the ...
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GRANITE COUNTERTOPS VS QUARTZ (PROS AND CONS)

GRANITE COUNTERTOPS VS QUARTZ (PROS AND CONS)

Granite has been a champion of countertops for quite a while, although now people consider the choice of quartz vs granite countertop more often. In this blog we discuss the Pros and Cons of these two most controversial countertop materials. If you are debating on which one you really want and need, the following information might help you in this important decision making. ...
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How to repair terrazzo floor (terrazzo patching step by step)

How to repair terrazzo floor (terrazzo patching step by step)

Trendy floor that is a king of durability and a long-lasting beauty, terrazzo is a valuable asset in any modern or historic building. Although terrazzo floors are exceptionally durable, their appearance will be altered based on how well and in which manner they have been maintained over the years. Based on my extensive experience with terrazzo, I would say that an old terrazzo ...
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Diamond Brushing Or Antiquing Granite Floors

Diamond Brushing Or Antiquing Granite Floors

Did you know that besides polishing or honing granite or most of the natural stone surfaces you can also antique finish them? It also called brushed finish or leather finish. The idea behind is to create a textured surface on a face of stone that would mimic wrinkled and grooved leather sheet. A not that long ago we came across to old granite floor with regular wear and tear, ...
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Having disgusting Marble Shower?

Having disgusting Marble Shower?

In this blog the word Marble will represent most of the natural stones such as marble itself, travertine, limestone, granite and others. After a few years of daily usage of marble shower, its surface will build up layers of soap scum, calcium deposits, mold and grime. How did I end up with this? What am I doing wrong? Having marble shower was mistake? Those are the que...
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After Market Terrazzo Diamond Refinishing

After Market Terrazzo Diamond Refinishing

Before getting to the point will be important to describe precisely what are market's finish requirements for terrazzo floors. Terrazzo gets installed by terrazzo specialists and trade. The process involves various types of preparation and substrate systems that are precisely calculated for timeless performance of terrazzo floors. Terrazzo companies invest tremendous amoun...
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5 Problems And Solutions For Your Granite Countertops In Your Kitchen

5 Problems And Solutions For Your Granite Countertops In Your Kitchen

I will highlight 5 Basic problems and solutions for your granite counter tops in this blog to help you and guide you to right direction. After a few years of having granite as your kitchen counter top system you might notice some changes that took place which caught your attention and trigger your concerns. #1. Seam joints are separating and adhesive is falling apart. You...
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Lobby Floors As Marble and Terrazzo And Their Maintenance

Lobby Floors As Marble and Terrazzo And Their Maintenance

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 Design and the most important for marble and terrazzo floors. The time always rolls around to your condominium or building manag...
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Proper Company For Your Stone Surfaces

Proper Company For Your Stone Surfaces

If you have a natural stone at your home it means that you have responsibilities that yet to be discovered. Sometimes you choose to have natural stone and sometimes it was chosen for you. In both of the cases, there are lots of discoveries and surprises before becoming comfortable with your stone. In homes natural stone could be anywhere from Kitchen and bathroom tops to a foye...
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