Frequently asked questions
Stone Floor Restoration
On this page we have set out to answer the most common and frequently asked questions you may have about restoration processes on marble, granite, terracotta and other surfaces.
We will clarify aspects about the professional substances that are used as well as the processes and procedures that we have to go through in order to have an absolutely flawless natural stone floor.
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Professional floor restoration and cleaning FAQ
In this dedicated page, we will answer the most common questions when it comes to stone floor restoration and cleaning. Why is this page needed? Well, because it just might spare you the headache to call a stone floor restoration specialist.
Can all stone floors be restored?
Indeed. As stone itself is a natural element it means that we developed the processes and machinery to modify it’s state. In fewer words, this means that every stone can be grinded, levelled, cut or reshaped to ones desire or will.
Does the stone restoration process create any dust?
This question is one of the popular myths that went around for years. The correct answer is: NO, there is no dust involved in the stone restoration process and here’s why:
All the tools used nowadays are designed to keep dust away
Almost every stone floor restoration process involves either water and diamond abrasive pads.
How much does it cost to refinish a marble floor?
The average price is calculated by determining the amount of work that needs to be done in order to get the marble surface as close to it’s best looking condition possible.
On average, in the United Kingdom the price per square meter can vary from £8.-/sqm – £90-/sqm and it’s determined by factors such as:
– the marble’s level of damage
– the type of machinery and substances needed to restore the marble
– warranty, indirect costs (transportation and parking fees) etc.
Can the water in the the stone cleaning process create any damage?
The correct answer is: NO. Even though the restoration process involves water, the water itself is being contained so there will be no spillage or damage caused by it whatsoever.
What is natural stone floor restoration?
Restoration by itself is a process of getting something restored – to look at it’s best possible or the get it looking as it if was new. In terms of stone floor restoration, this means altering the stone’s surface using dedicated processes, machinery and substances suitable for each type of stone.
Can marble countertops be restored?
Yes. As long as your countertop is made out of marble or any-other natural stone material, it can be restored to get it to look as new once again. The same process as restoring stone floors will be set in place but by using different machinery.
What can you expect to gain out of the floor restoration?
Stone floor restoration is the concept that includes processes such as:
Stone floor grinding
Stone floor polishing (both mechanical and chemical)
Grout removal and grout install
Grout and surface levelling
Cleaning (washing, honing, etc)
Cracks and chips repair, etc. we understand that there will be actions to be undertaken in order to get it to look good again.
Can marble walls be restored?
Yes. Marble walls can be restored. The process involves a slightly higher degree of difficulty to be performed than restoring stone floors but marble wall restoration is one of the most solicited services in London.
What is the difference between Professional and DYI stone floor restoration?
As stated, professional stone floor restoration is carried out by professionals, using professional tools, machinery, substances while following procedures.
DYI stands for “Do It Yourself” and when it comes to stone floor restoration is the process of using common household items and common techniques to restore a stone surface.
Even-though there might be some procedures to get a stone floor resorted using household items, please bare in mind that some of them are acidic or abrasive and can damage the stone surface pretty hard.
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