Beautiful Terrazzo

Terrazzo Polishing, Cleaning & Restoration San Diego So, there you are, ripping up your old flooring. As you get down to what was there before, you realize you are one of the lucky homeowners who have beautiful terrazzo hiding under that flooring you’ve gotten tired of. Maybe you don’t feel so lucky, though —after all, […]

Click to read more about Got a Stain?

Got a Stain? Natural Stone Discoloration and Removal Tips Determining the cause of a discoloration on your stone is the first step in removing it How do you remove a stain from your natural stone surfaces? If you are a DIY type of person, more than likely you will attempt to remove discoloration yourself before […]

Sun Fade Stone Countertops

As the seasons change, so does the amount of sun beaming through your windows and bringing its UV rays into your home and onto your countertops. Unfortunately, prolonged direct sunlight can cause damage, manifesting as fading or darkening on some granite countertops.   “Natural stone treated with resins are vulnerable to damage from direct sunlight,” […]

Have your countertops lost their luster?

Have your countertops lost their luster?   Here are the three most common reasons your countertops may have lost their shine — and what can be done to bring them back to life.   Soap Build-up   The Problem: Soap-based cleaners, even dish soap, if not thoroughly rinsed, may create a dull film.   The […]

Click to read more about Caring for Natural Stone

Natural stone requires care Enhancing the appearance of your home or business with natural stone countertops, floors, walls, and other surfaces comes with some responsibility. Once your stone is installed, it is up to you to protect your investment. Granite, marble, and other types of natural stone require regular cleaning and maintenance to remain beautiful […]

Travertine Caring Tips

Travertine Caring Tips Lifeless Travertine? Having Issues With Your Travertine? Don’t despair! If the sight of your travertine floors or shower walls is giving you the blues, professional restoration services can brighten your day. Travertine can be cleaned, repaired and restored to like new, for much less than the cost of replacement.   Cleaning   […]

Will the Sun Fade My Stone Countertops?

Will the Sun Fade My Stone Countertops? Grout cleaning tips – San Diego DIY Grout Cleaning Tips Grout serves a noble purpose. Much like mortar, it creates a bond, fills voids, and seal joints. Bonding tiles together, grout makes floors and countertops stronger. Grout repels water and protects the edges of tiles from chipping. The […]

More on White Marble

Why Does White Marble Turn Yellow? An elegant white, marble floor makes a sophisticated statement in any home or business. But what happens if your beautiful white marble begins to turn yellow? Unfortunately, this problem is not uncommon, according to Fred Hueston, Chief Technical Director for Stone and Tile PROS, who says there are a […]

Click to read more about Repairing Limestone Etching and Scratching

Repairing Limestone Etching and Scratching Limestone is one of the most prevalent natural stones in the United States and is gaining popularity in design since it requires little maintenance, offers excellent wear-ability and is quite versatile. It is a popular and excellent choice for floors, shower walls, mantels, outdoor tabletops and kitchen countertops. It is […]

The Case for Colored Grout

The Case for Colored Grout Color plays such a fundamental role in design. A splash of paint color here, a pop of fabric color there and an entire room can be tied together. And perhaps it’s time to include your grout in that conversation. Colored grouts and their versatility are quickly becoming trendy. Always a […]