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Why Marble and Limestone Might Be Wrong For Your Bathroom

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Marble and Limestone are soft stones and therefore very absorbent. If you were to dye your hair in a shower finished with these stones, the dye could stain the shower floor. Many people choose a durable porcelain tile to compliment marble/limestone for this very reason.   These soft stones often contain more veining, and when they do, veining often indicates …

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Concrete Polishing Commercial

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We recently completed a commercial concrete restoration project in Toronto. The before and after pictures capture the effects of the process. Our website goes into detail explaining our approach to concrete polishing. http://marblerenewal.ca/services/concrete-polishing/        

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Condominium Elevator and Lobby Restoration

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We recently completed in Toronto an elevator lobby restoration including polishing the travertine floor. Renewing interior finishes in your condominium is critical to its success. The curb appeal of the building, right up to the door of your suite, is important to the overall feel of the building and the resale value of each unit.      

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Exterior Limestone Cleaning

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Some Limestone’s weather endurance qualities are well-known and respected, and its resistance to damage from the common accumulation of dirt and soil carried in urban atmospheres has been proved through years of use in all types of buildings. There are, however, a number of factors which may tend to create unsightly blemishes on the stone’s visible surfaces. Most of the …

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Changing the Finish on Granite

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We just completed a project in Calgary at a downtown commercial office building tenant floor. The existing polished granite floor’s gloss finish was causing a grid pattern reflection that was not acceptable to the building’s Property Director. We were brought in to change the finish from polished to a honed, matt finish, much to the client’s satisfaction.   The picture …

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Concrete Polishing Tables

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We recently in Ottawa restored some outdoor concrete patio tables. Upon removing the old, yellowed and discolored coatings, we restored the finish and protected it with a specially formulated masonry cleaner. Please refer to the before and after photos.   In the Spring; Summer and Fall months, we see more opportunities for exterior stone restoration, including driveway pavers and outdoor …

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New Stone Countertops

We recently were endorsed by Devonleigh Homes Inc. http://www.devonleighhomes.com/ as a trusted and experienced service provider for the care and maintenance of natural stone floors and countertops; walls and vanity tops, etc. As many natural stone surfaces are porous, guidelines suggest proper care, maintenance, sealing and re-applying sealers every 1-2 years depending on care, wear and level of use.   …

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Maintaining Polished Granite in a Commercial Office Building

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  Our ongoing maintenance of polished granite in the common areas of a commercial office building.  

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Restored Vanity Top

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We recently completed the restoration of a bathroom vanity top involving polished limestone. All restorations conclude with the application of an impregnating sealer.      

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Elevator Lobby Restoration

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We recently completed a floor restoration of polished marble at a condo residence elevator lobby.  

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