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Stone Honing Restores Shine and Glow to Fairfield Customer's Natural Stone Floor

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July 24, 2015

For Linda Durant, the natural stone floor in her master bathroom was one of her favorite features of her Connecticut home. During a massive home remodeling project years ago, she specifically requested natural stone tile to replace the cheap tiles she previously had lining her master bathroom floor. Linda could not be happier with the final result of the remodel! The luxury and grandeur of natural stone truly made the master bathroom live up to its name. Unfortunately, as the years went on, the shiny, glossy stone slowly started losing its glow. The years of moisture, dirt, mildew, and foot traffic scuffed and etched the stone, taking away from its fresh, clean shine.

Before and After a Stone Honing in Fairfield, CT

Linda first thought the floor was simply dirty, and tried cleaning and scrubbing her master bathroom stone floor with cleaning products and chemicals. Her efforts seemed futile -- no matter how hard she scrubbed, cleaned or washed, the floor simply did not have the same shine it used to. After several weeks of attempting to handle the problem herself, Linda came to the conclusion that she could not fix the natural stone floor herself, and decided to enlist help from professionals. She searched for Fairfield stone honing services, and eventually found Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County. After researching Sir Grout's years of expertise and reading through multiple positive client reviews, she called Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County to inquire about how Sir Grout's services can help her get the etches and damage off her bathroom floor.

Linda was not aware of this, but the harsh chemicals and cleaning products she bought in attempts to clean the natural stone back to the way it looked before could have actually damaged the stone further. Although it is rarely visible to the naked eye, stones like marble and travertine are actually porous. Dirt, grime and moisture can seep into the microscopic pores of the stone and remain there. With the harsh Connecticut winters, foot traffic can track in road salt -- grains that can scratch, etch and damage the stone surface. Harsh acid-based cleaning chemicals or acidic bathroom products like hydrogen peroxide can also damage stone if not cleaned up quickly after a spill. Cleaning and scrubbing the porous surface with over-the-counter cleaning products does nothing to polish the stone, and cannot take away the scratches and etch marks from particle damage. In fact, harsh chemicals and scrubs can damage the delicate surface even further! To get Linda's natural stone master bathroom floor back to what it looked like when she first remodeled her master bathroom, Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County had their work cut out for them. Fortunately, Sir Grout had years of stone honing experience and know-how to restore Linda's natural stone floor!

When Sir Grout's trained, professional stone honing team first arrived at Linda Durant's home, they assessed the level of damage, and formulated a plan. To restore the natural stone floor and mitigate the effects of acid and etching damage, the team used a proprietary, tested and proven honing process involving proper stone-friendly chemicals and buffering tools to grind down the damaged layer of stone, and get the master bathroom floor back to what it looked like before.

Linda was very impressed with the results. She received exactly what she was expecting -- a professional, top-notch service and a promised result. Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County had another positive review, and another satisfied customer!

For a professional stone honing and polishing that services the Fairfield, Connecticut area, trust the experts -- Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County. Fill out the form below to contact Sir Grout for a free evaluation today!

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