Posts Tagged "marble floor polishing"

Colonial Floor Care in Fort Lauderdale area

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in Floor | Comments Off

Colonial Floor Care in Fort Lauderdale area

We received a call from a potential customer today. She had recently purchased a condo in the downtown Fort Lauderdale area. She was concerned with what to do with the floors. She is a “Go Green” type of lady and wanted to make sure that her home and floor reflected that. Her first choice was bamboo since she knew it was a “hot” choice for those that have concerns. Well, she was none too happy to know that once she put them in she would be “married to it!” Her words, not mine! The reason for this is is that bamboo floor has to be glued down. If heaven...

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General questions on all kinds of stones: Home Decoration Ideas With Different Natural Stone

Posted by on Jun 8, 2011 in Marble Polishing | Comments Off

General questions on all kinds of stones: Home Decoration Ideas With Different Natural Stone

As early as Roman times, natural stones have been used for construction. These days, natural stones are still used. The only difference is that there is currently an interest in the addition of natural stones for interior decoration. The raw appearance and overall look of the stones make them ideal pieces indoors. There are many natural stones to be used. They also come in a variety of colors and designs. The key to making use of these natural stones is to know where and how they would work best. For instance, sandstone is best utilized for exterior pavements and fireplaces.  Because...

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Marble Floor Polishing Miami

Posted by on Dec 30, 2010 in marble floor polishing | Comments Off

Marble Floor Polishing Miami

If you find that the marble surface you cleaned a few days ago has discolored, you could try this to get back the shine. First, check to see whether the discoloration is rough and dull. Then check all the grout and caulk lines to check for any water seepage. The discoloration might be a form of efflorescence. While not very usual, it is a possibility. Allow the floor to dry for a few weeks. After it dries completely, use a mildew stain remover for natural stone products. Scrub the surface with it thoroughly. If some discoloration persists, poultice it with the same mildew stain remover....

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Miami Marble Floor Polishing and Cleaning

Posted by on Aug 5, 2010 in Marble Cleaning, marble floor polishing, Marble Polishing, Marble Repair | Comments Off

Miami Marble Floor Polishing and Cleaning

If you find that your marble floor had small white patches, it could be the result of marble stunning. Marble stunning occurs when little explosions occur in the crystals of the marble, because of concentrated pressure applied in that area. Women walking on marble wearing heels are a common cause of stunning. It can occur in aragonite or calcite stones. The size of crystal determines the visibility of stunning. The smaller the crystals, the less visible it is, and vice versa. Stunning could either be localized in the area where it occurred or can run deep into the stone. Marble polishing...

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A Brief History of Miami and it’s Architecture

Posted by on Jun 25, 2010 in Floor, How to and Syle, Miami Terrazzo Restoration, terrazzo | Comments Off

A Brief History of Miami and it’s Architecture

Much of the existing architecture in South Florida, home of Colonial Floor and Stone Care, is the result of foreign settlers earlier in the history of the region. Their cultural influences also spread among the people and reflected in the architecture and constructions during each period. Before the Spanish intrusion of South Florida, the chief tribe that resided in the area was the Calusa tribe. In fact, the name ‘Miami’ comes from “Mayami”, a Calusa word that meant “Big Water”. The Spanish repeatedly tried to invade the region, but met with little success. After a series of invasions and...

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