A Stone Honing and Polishing Enhanced This Fairfield Resident's Limestone Countertop
May 18, 2016Limestone countertops can surely take your breath away. You'll be mesmerized by the thousands of fossils and the radiantly buffed shades that give it a classic look. Limestone generates unending compliments, while adding remarkable value to your home. The problem with limestone is that it has a tendency to scratch and discolor easily, because it's a malleable material. Limestone requires meaningful upkeep to maintain its beauty. That was the problem for this Fairfield resident. Her once-marvelous limestone had lost its beauty. It was now dull and scratched – nothing like the beautiful countertop she fell in love with when she moved in.
She wanted her limestone to look like new again, so she searched on the internet how to clean limestone. She tried everything she could, but nothing seemed to work! The more products and cleaning techniques she used, the duller and more scratched her limestone became. She was beginning to worry about her countertop. Out of despair, she decided to do one last web search to see if her limestone countertop had any hope of being restored and found a gripping article about limestone honing and polishing that could return limestone to its full glory. Happy to know there was hope for her limestone countertop, she refined her search to look for stone honing and polishing in Fairfield, and out of many options, she picked Sir Grout. She was mesmerized by the before and after photos she found on their website, and she felt even more confident when she saw that Sir Grout was recognized as one of the top franchises by Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list, Angie's List, and TrustDale. She gave them a call and scheduled an appointment.
On the day of the appointment, Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County's stone honing and polishing team examined the limestone countertop and found that it looked dull, and had stains and scratches due to improper cleaning chemicals. Their mission wasn't an easy one, but they were sure that by honing and polishing the limestone they could return the countertop to its former luster. Our Fairfield Stone Honing and polishing craftsmen first honed the countertop surface with a proprietary process involving chemicals and buffering tools to get rid of the stone's imperfections caused by dirt, grime, and acidic cleaners. The result of this first process was a clean, stain- and scratch-free countertop.
The next step to refinish the stone was polishing. For this phase, our Fairfield Stone Polishing team used compounds of higher grit to bring out the stone's sheen. During this process, our team rubbed the stone with a series of grinding materials and honing powder until a stunning shine blossomed forth. To give the countertop a final touch and protect the stone from future damage, our team applied a coat of Sir Grout Stone Armor Sealer.
To finish up, our craftsmen gave the homeowner tips on how to care for her limestone countertop. They recommended her to use pH-neutral and soap-less cleaners. Soap leaves a lot of residue behind, and that residue acts as a dirt magnet. They also recommended her to avoid using acidic substances on the countertop, because they cause discoloration and deterioration of the stone.
The Fairfield resident was astonished by the service offered! Sir Grout's team not only recovered the sheen of her countertop, but also gave her recommendations to keep it in its prime. How great is that? Most craftsmen's services finish when the stone is restored, and they hardly ever bother to give recommendations to keep the stone at its best.
If your limestone seems to have lost its shine no matter how many times you've cleaned it, you may need a professional honing and polishing service. Give us a call today at (203) 702-4896 or fill out the form below to contact Sir Grout for a free evaluation! Don't forget to take a look at our social media sites.
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