For a typical homeowner, refinishing worn stone surfaces themselves may be possible for small areas depending on their skill level but for larger areas, it would be difficult as professional equipment is required. The various materials required for the job have to be correct otherwise you could end up with a worse outcome, costing more to remedy by the professionals. For an average homeowner to do spot polishing job and achieve a factory finish so as to match the rest of the surfaces would not be easy.
No, our restoration / refinishing process is a wet one so that there is no airborne dust.
Yes, we can do that for you although it requires much more work because we will have to grind down the high points (lippages) before polishing.
No, we take protective measures and exercise caution when working close to the edge.
No, it is an odorless process.
No, the equipment used produce only a low humming noise.
The purpose of sealing natural stone is to reduce chances of staining. Therefore, high usage areas which are prone to spillage accidents should be sealed more frequently like half yearly to annually depending on owner’s budget. Examples of high usage areas are bathrooms, shower stalls, foyers and mudrooms.
Stone restoration jobs are usually charged by the job. Pricing of each job is impacted by many factors such as size of the job, site obstacles/ constrain, travel distance, type of stone, current surface condition.
You can expect your stone surface to look like new after refinishing and we will provide you with care and maintenance advice.