(781) 793-0700

Ask the Experts Vol. 3: What’s the difference between Quartz and Quartzite?

Apr 1, 2021

This month we had two questions.

1. From Luciana in Beacon Hill, “We have old rug glue stuck on our marble foyer floor. I saw you recently had a big project like this, is there anything we can do to get it off, or is this a job for a professional only?”

Hi Luciana. We advise that you use a professional to restore stone floors that have been buried under old wall-to-wall carpeting.

Often the rug adhesive and pads can disintegrate and adhere to any scratches of porous areas of the stone and the only way to get that out is with deep cleaning and in some cases, grinding the surface of the stone.

Once a stone surface is prepared, a stone care pro can polish, shine and create the best finish for the location, be it with an anti-slip or other appropriate coating.

Hope that helps!

2. “What’s the difference between Quartz & Quartzite,” from Mary-Jo in Quincy, MA. 

Answer:

Get your project quoted today

Related posts

White Marble Countertops * How to Protect Them

Our stone care experts explain how we keep white marble countertops etch and stain-free even when...

Ask the Experts Vol. 5: “What’s the best stone choice for my floor” & “Is polished marble slippery?”

In this month's episode, we had two questions: "What's the best stone choice for my floor?" "Is...

ASK THE EXPERTS VOL. 4: “What was your favorite job?” & “What makes a great stone technician?”

This month we had two questions. 1. "What was your favorite job?" 2. "What makes a great stone...

Ask the Experts Vol. 3: What’s the difference between Quartz and Quartzite?

This month we had two questions. 1. From Luciana in Beacon Hill, "We have old rug glue stuck on...

Ask the Experts Vol. 2: Outdoor stone restoration & is my marble ruined?

Welcome to the second episode of Boston Stone Restoration's Ask the Experts! In this episode...

Vol. 1 Ask the Experts! What are the brown stains on my marble and matte vs. honed finishes

Welcome to the first episode of Boston Stone Restoration's Ask the Experts! In this episode Boston...

Why choose natural stone in interior design?

When working with designers and architects, the thing we hear most often is that nothing feels...

Nantucket Stone Restoration in Season

Nantucket is a beautiful summer retreat just off the coast of Cape Cod. Beautiful beaches, homes...

Quartzite Problem: Going the Extra Mile

When it comes to our work, we are perfectionists.  When it comes to working on marble and other...