Slate Floor Refinishing - Before & After - Chicagoland

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Step 1: Slate Floor Cleaning & Stripping
This is what happens to natural stone floor, specifically slate, when the flooring is waxed with a carpet covering the floor tiles for a period of time.  Slate floors are a common flooring element in most homes in the Chicagoland area.  Most of the flooring has years of wax and buildup from outdated cleaning tactics.  Don't Fear, The Granite Heroes are here and have modern day solutions for old school problems.

 Step 2: Edging and Detail Striping
The most important part of any Chicago floor refinishing service we provide is the details. Natural stone shows every imperfection.  This Chicago slate floor restoration project really  the need to remove illustrates the wax from the edges and create a uniform finish to the slate flooring. We use special tools buy hand to remove the wax build up without damaging the environment.

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Step 3: Deep Cleaning the slate floor grout
The next step after removing all the wax and old sealer from the slate floor tiles is cleaning the grout or mortar between the slate tiles. Having grout joints clean and matching is a very important detail making the floor look significantly better. Cleaning grout is the last step in the cleaning and stripping process and has to be completely dry before sealing the floor and grout.

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 Step 4:  Sealing the Slate Floor
The above picture documents how dramatically the  sealer can transform the finish to the slate tiles. There are a variety penetrating of different  stone sealers and grout sealers that give a different penetrating look and finish. This client opted to have a color enhanced, high gloss sealer. This replicates a" wet" look and does allow the stone to breath. We  endorse don't the use of Wax on slate because it doesn't allow the slate tiles to breath.

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Step: 5 Enjoy your newly refinished slate floor!
After the floor is fully cured you can walk on it right away. You must however not clean it for a weak or so. Cleaning and maintaining the floor should be done with a  floor cleaner safe for natural stone. Stay away form urban cleaning myths like vinegar neutral. Granite Heroes  the Chicagoland services area including the Milwaukee WI  area.  Granite Heroes are experts in all types of natural stone restoration services.  Need a Chicago slate floor cleaning company?  Need A floor restoration service?

 


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