Limestone Cleaning, Polishing, Sealing Plano, Dallas Tile And Marble Cleaning Stone, Travertine

Limestone Cleaning, Polishing, Sealing Plano, Dallas Tile And Marble Cleaning Stone, Travertine

Limestone Cleaning and Polishing

Limestone is a nonfoliated metamorphic rock composed mostly of calcite (a crystalline form of calcium carbonate). Etymology: The word marble is colloquially used to refer to many other stones that are capable of taking a high polish.

Our most commonly requested service is limestone polishing. In some cases you may merely need to polish your limestone floors to achieve a shine like new providing it has been well maintained. For our clients who like their limestone to look better than new, inquire about our Diamond Polishing service. Our Diamond Polishing is our elite service which leaves your limestone looking like a glass mirror for a fraction of the cost of a newly installed limestone. Caveat: Not all polishing of your limestone, marble or travertine etc. is equal when performed by some so-called stone restoration companies. Please invest some time to read our discussion of this in our Stone Blog

Limestone Cleaning:

Our limestone cleaning process typically involves the use of our high pressure hot water extraction unit (up to 1200 psi) providing for the most effective limestone steam cleaning method for your stone. Effective and through cleaning is crucial for a smooth looking uniform finish and proper sealing. Our unique state-of-the-art cleaning process will yield you MAXIMUM soil removal in cleaning your limestone tile. We relish our clients Aha Moment when they see their fresh clean limestone tile floors.

Our cleaning tool pulling out dirt and grime collected in the pits of the Travertine (the same is applicable with Limestone) and the grout lines revealing a much cleaner and brighter floor.

Limestone Restoration

Noticed some of your tiles are higher than others? Do you want your floor flattened to improve the esthetics, keep from chipping the edges, and facilitate limestone cleaning? Heaven Sent Floor Care can grind away the excess limestone to restore a flat level surface using the latest state-of-the-art machinery in conjunction with diamond abrasives and a natural polishing compound. Never do we use coatings or a crystallization process as many companies do.

Have you noticed dull areas in your traffic areas? This is typically associated with what is commonly referred to as wear patterns, scratches, etches and so forth. Heaven Sent Floor Care can repair these surfaces by either “honing” or polishing your limestone to eliminate these blemishes. The surface is then polished or honed to the desired finish leaving you with the memories of your new floor once again.

Limestone Sealing:

We use high grade penetrating (impregnating) solvent based sealers to seal your limestone surfaces. Their function is to absorb into the pores of the stone and fill them up. Tight pores help keep spills on the surface so they won’t soak in. Although penetrating sealers are not bulletproof, they are essential in keeping some acidic spills on the surface to prevent acids from eating away the underlying layers. This insures the resulting etch, or dull spot, can often be rehoned with the proper abrasives. Common liquids containing acids are: Citrus, vinegar, wine, soda, some perfumes and medicines.

Limestone Cleaning, Polishing, Sealing Plano, Dallas Tile And Marble Cleaning Stone, Travertine

While topcoat/surface sealers are appropriate for some types of natural stone, they ARE NOT RECOMMENDED for Limestone, Marble or Travertine.

Topcoat/surface sealers scratch and scuff much more easily than the stone itself. They will also flake, peel, and if applied too quickly can trap air bubbles and dirt underneath. This leads to a dirty hazy looking floor which most homeowners are unhappy with in a short time.

The light patch in the middle is where we’ve

removed the coating – the first step in restoring this stone.

Chip & Crack Repairs

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