Crystallization is a method of creating high-gloss finish on calcium bearing stone floors, such as marble, limestone, and travertine.
It is a process in which a steel wool pad is used in combination with a weighted floor machine and crystallization chemicals which result to “mirror-like” shine on floor surfaces.
It creates a microfilm on the surface brought about by the combination of friction and chemical reaction. The compound formed protects the surface, making it resistant to stains while preserving both color and luster. Continue reading →
Granite, like all natural materials, requires care to preserve its beauty and finish.
A. Countertops must be sealed with a high-quality stone impregnator during installation. Application of sealer protects the stone from damage and discoloration. This, however, does not provide an absolute impenetrable shield against staining. Sealing only increases the window period of blotting time, allowing easy removal of stains should it occur.
B. Wipe up spills or stains immediately. Acidic substances, such as wine, fruit juices, and alcoholic beverages, can stain the surface of your countertop if neglected. Continue reading →