The Stone Restoration Process
Empire's Natural Stone Restoration Process will leave
your natural stone surfaces looking better than they did when they were
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We offer services such as:
- Polishing to restore glossy finish
- Honing to remove scratches and restore a low-lustre
- Grinding uneven floor tile installation
- Color matching
- Repair of broken stone countertops, tables,
and fireplace hearths
- Grout cleaning
- Stone shower restoration to remove calcium
deposits, soap scum, and hard water stains
- Removal of etching (such as cup rings and
water spots) from natural stone surfaces
A typical restoration will go as follows:
All areas around the work area are protected to
prevent any damage. We use plastic extensively to ensure all
areas are protected and to help prevent the small amount of water
used from traveling outside the work area.
Depending on the current condition of the stone,
the type of stone, and the results you desire, we will perform one
or more of the main restoration processes: grinding, honing, and
If applicable, the newly restored stone surfaces
are sealed to prevent stains and water damage in the future.
Before we leave, we will explain how you can
maintain your newly restored stone surfaces.
Empire Stone Care also offers yearly maintenance
contracts to ensure your stone surfaces will always look their best.