carrera marble countertop: Honed & Polished Marble Restoration - 08/08/18 08:27 AM

What does the term honed marble mean?
Marble has 2 types of finishes. Polished Marble and Honed Marble.  The term "Honed" means the surface of the marble has been ground & sanded to a smooth, flat, consistent surface.  The concept of "Honed" applies to natural stones like limestone, granite or marble, crating an unpolished look. The shine is removed leaving a matte (unpolished) surface with little to no reflection and no bumps or ridges.
Where in the world does white Carrara marble come from?One of the most sought after kitchen countetop or bathroom vanity options is Carrara marble.  However with beauty comes maintenance and carrara marble … (0 comments)

carrera marble countertop: Travertine Shower Cleaning in Oak Park, IL 60301 - 02/05/18 11:10 AM
Travertine Shower Cleaning in Oak Park, IL 60301
This project demonstrates a day in the life of a Hero documents the yearly cleaning & maintenance of travertine and marble for one of our favorite clients.  The first item on our punch list was the travertine shower located in the master bathroom. Travertine is a semi soft marble / limestone, it’s like a hybrid of natural stones. What makes travertine a maintenance concern is the filling compounds used by the manufactures during the fabrication process. Travertine showers are double as likely to develop pitting or have the filling compounds pop out.

Why does stone filler … (0 comments)

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