Stone Surface Shines Bright Thanks to Our Hilton Head Island Stone Polishing Service
March 18, 2022Stone surfaces are one of the most popular options for flooring. This type of material is not only extremely durable, but it also requires less upkeep than other types of surfaces. Like many other hard surfaces, it may lose its appeal with time if not properly maintained. That was the case for a homeowner from Hilton Head Island, SC. He had a beautiful home, but there was a problem with the floors.
The stone surface had never been properly maintained, so it gradually turned dull and etched as a result of lots of foot activity and abrasive cleaners. The homeowner and his family valued the home, so they naturally wanted to restore every inch of it. They recognized they needed professional help to restore the floors. The homeowner looked for Hilton Head Island Stone Polishing experts on the internet and he noticed Sir Grout of the Lowcountry in the top search results. He then called us to schedule a free evaluation after seeing numerous video testimonials.
We arrived at the customer's residence on the scheduled date and evaluated the surface. We noticed that the stone surface was discolored, and the tiles had multiple stains. These were indicators that the stone's porous surface had been totally exposed. The stone had to be sealed to avoid water infiltration and discoloration. We offered a multi-step stone polishing procedure. Using our proprietary products, we would clean, hone, polish, and seal the natural stone surface. Our offer was accepted, and we scheduled an appointment for the following day.
The next day, we returned to the client's home to complete the service. We started by cleaning the entire surface with a high-speed scrubber and a soap-free cleaner. We utilized a steam cleaner to ensure the surface was thoroughly clean before beginning the honing technique, as we needed to be sure there was no sign of dirt left.
Next, we honed the floor after we finished cleaning. We did this by scrubbing the entire surface with low and mid-grit diamond pads until the etch marks and water stains were gone. The floor was then polished to a great shiny finish. We needed to seal the natural stone now that it had been renewed. Our trademark sealant, Stone Armor, was applied on the floors. The stone's pores are sealed with this impregnating sealant, which protects it from water, etching marks, and stains.
We showed the client and his family their brand-new stone floor when we were finished. They were very excited about the outcome. It was the homeowner's first time seeing the floor in that condition. He expressed gratitude for the service and mentioned that he would contact us again for maintenance.
Before we left, we made a few recommendations to the homeowner and his family. We initially recommended cleaning the floor on a regular basis with a pH-neutral, stone-safe cleaning solution like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. We also encouraged him to check the sealant on a regular basis to verify it was still working. They should do this by sprinkling a few droplets of water on the floor. The floor must be re-sealed if the water has been absorbed.
Are any of your floors in need of a clean, new look? Contact Sir Grout of the Lowcountry, the leading expert in hard surface restoration. We have the necessary tools and expertise to offer the best stone restoration services in the industry. Call us at (843) 640-5544 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this page to schedule a free evaluation today. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with our latest news and promotions.
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