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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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Ottawa Concrete Polishing Project

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We recently completed a commercial concrete polishing restoration project in Ottawa. Prior to commencing the job, the floor in question had no shine and was very dull looking. After our process, the floor looked very different!          

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Why Should Stone Be Sealed

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 Why should Natural Stone Be Sealed? To retain the beauty, preserve the life, and keep it maintainable.  Staining, discoloration, erosion, and odor absorption are all typical adversities that happen to stone if not sealed. As stone wears, abrasions damage the finish by opening up pores and exposing the stone to problems.  All natural stone is porous and what it absorbs …

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The Process of Polishing Concrete

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Using a primarily mechanical process that is environmentally friendly, MARBLE Renewal polishes concrete without using coatings, waxes, harmful chemicals, or volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This allows the concrete to breathe, letting gas and water vapours through, enhancing its look while preventing cracking, flaking or separating—all of which can occur if epoxies or urethane coatings are used on concrete surfaces. This …

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The Benefits of Polishing Concrete

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Increased Density The polishing process increases the density and compression strength (hardness) of concrete floors making them much more resistant to abrasions and impacts. Low Maintenance A polished concrete floor will never require stripping, re-coating or re-waxing. In fact, because the penetration of oil, water and other substances is minimized with the polishing process, maintenance requirements are significantly reduced. In …

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