Posts made in July, 2011

Black Composite Granite may be very durable

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in home | Comments Off

Black Composite Granite may be very durable

Black Composite Granite Sink can add a touch of elegance to any kitchen, powder room, or bathroom. It’s a cheaper and probably more durable than pure Granite slabs. Black Composite Granite is typically composed of 80% Granite, and the remaining percentage is Quartz and acrylic. It’s a great option for homeowners who are in a tight budget who wants the beauty and quality of Granite with hardly half the cost of pure Granite. Black Composite Granite Sinks are not only admirable, but are also heat, etch, and, like its pure counterpart Granite, is extremely scratch resistant. But...

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Marble Polishing Services

Posted by on Jul 23, 2011 in marble floor polishing | Comments Off

Marble Polishing Services

Crema Marfil is a very delicate and elegant marble not ideal for kitchen use due to its calcareous nature, or chalky characteristic. It can easily be damaged by acids, causing unwanted and probably permanent and irreversible etchings. It also is highly porous, so staining is very common. If you are willing to use Crema Marfil on your kitchen countertop anyway, it is recommended to use honed Crema Marfil opposed to polished Crema Marfil. Though polished marble is more resistant to stains, it is highly susceptible to etchings. Use coasters, cutting boards, place mats and trivets to protect the...

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Water marks : Sinks-best undermount method

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011 in Marble Polishing | Comments Off

Water marks : Sinks-best undermount method

Undermount sinks are appropriate for stone kitchen countertops because it gives the appearance of a more spacious counter, while making maintenance and cleaning easier too. However, the biggest concern with these sinks are the possibilities of damage and leaks due to tremendous strain from gravity. But with proper installation, gravity is not an issue. The best method is to attach the sink to the stone counter’s underside using brass blind anchors, bound to the stone using high-strength epoxy. Before attaching the sink though, thoroughly clean the stone underside from dust. Dust will...

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