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Techniques Used in Marble Restoration

In marble restoration abrasive process is followed to remove scratches and dull spots from the surface of marble. Commonly people know this process with name of grinding in which marble is grinded to make the surface smooth and plain. Naturally marble has its own shine and that is why after grinding it does not require any sort of was to be applied on the surface of marble for finishing touch. Marble needs only usage of diamond pads for grinding but whole process needs professional expertise. After it polishing process starts but it depends upon the usage of marble.

For the first time installation whole process is performed easily because of absence of any other furniture and stuff like this. After installation whenever marble restoration is called it means now work needs more care and skills. While using diamond pads it is necessary to take care of furniture articles on the floor. When diamond pads are used water is also used in this process and there are chances that walls and furniture may get some splashes. If there is any wooden floor next to marble floor then water used in marble restoration can damage the wood. That is why strong recommendations for marble restoration are to hire some professional to get work done with proper and required skills.

Similarly when granite is installed it is restored by producing the flame on the surface of floor and then it is suddenly cooled with the help of water. This method is not possible to apply at home without the help of professional stone restorer. In this situation proper ventilation and other arrangements are needed to avoid any sort of damage caused by fire. Proper equipment is also basic requirement of this process in which flam torches are widely used on the surface.

A person can try only simple techniques of marble restorations at home. Very simple method is to keep the floor clean all the time and whenever there is contact of any liquid with the surface of marble floor it must be cleaned and dried. Household goods like vinegar, juices, ketchups and other thick material are harmful for the beauty of marble. Every stone is porous in nature and marble is also one of that, so there is high probability that marble will absorb such liquid and friction between two layers will provide strong adhesive force to the stains.

After regular intervals partial marble restoration process can be initiated in which powder is applied on the whole floor and then a mild nature cleaning solution is used to clean the floor. After proper cleaning floor is washed with simple water and then it is made dried. For keeping the floor shiny and neat for longer period of time, its beauty can be sealed by applying a good sealer on the surface of the floor. Small scratches can be removed easily from the surface by rubbing them with the brushes made for this purpose. Whatever method is applied in marble restoration, make sure there is no usage of acid for cleaning.