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The Stone Restoration Process in 6 Steps

May 26, 2022

When we visit events, home shows and conferences, we inevitably meet people who have never heard of stone restoration. It’s also true that once they know, they love that a service exists that will professionally restore stone surfaces and protect stone counters, tiles and floors. So we decided to draft up a blog post that explains how hiring a stone restoration team typically works.

If you are thinking about hiring a stone restoration company in greater Boston, Cape Cod and Islands, Rhode Island or Connecticut – give us a call!

What is stone restoration?

Assessment: Review stone type, damage, identify issues

  • Assess etching, scratches, dulling, staining, chips, seams and any other issues
  • Review how and why the damage accumulated
  • Evaluate stone type
  • Recommend options

Create a restoration plan & quote

  • A stone care expert will send or present to you a strategy for restoration
  • Recommend any coatings or sealers that make sense
  • Offer a written quote and recommend dates to do the work

Remove the stone damage

  • Protect the space to ensure the property is not damaged in the process
  • Using various machines, we often start by removing a layer of stone starting at 1/132″
  • Remove progressively until surface is perfect

Restore or change the stone finish

  • The stone care professional can create the perfect finish, from glossy, to matte, honed, brushed, satin, or natural

Education! Recommended care strategy, review preventative measures

  • Assess the use of the stone, high traffic, low traffic, food proximity, humidity, etc.
  • Apply coatings or sealers that make sense
  • Recommend a cleaning strategy and long term expectations

Owner gets awesome, beautiful, usable stone surfaces again!

Get your project quoted today

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