These Things Can Strip the Shine from Your Marble

These Things Can Strip the Shine from Your Marble

Marble is made from durable rock. How durable is it? The marble used on your floors, countertops, columns and other surfaces could be several hundreds of thousands of years old. That's pretty durable, isn't it? But while marble will last pretty much forever, the shine on today's contemporary marble surfaces will not. There are lots of things that can cause your marble's shine to wear off, some of which act over the long term and others which act almost instantly. Marble Restoration NYC -- ...

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Lippage Removal Common on Older Marble Floors

Lippage Removal Common on Older Marble Floors

Marble is one of the most durable materials and can last for many years, even decades, even under extreme use. That's why many of the marble floors installed in the early 20th Century in public spaces such as train stations and banks are still in use today. While marble is strong and durable, the ground underneath it isn't always as reliable. Over time, buildings can settle, underground openings can form, and the ground itself can even shift. Marble Repair Manhattan -- The Problem with Lip...

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Marble Lasts Longer than Most Flooring Materials, But Not Forever

Marble Lasts Longer than Most Flooring Materials, But Not Forever

If you have ever been fortunate to visit Europe, you probably spent some time in some of the many castles that populate the countryside. One thing most castles have in common is that they have marble floors. Many of these floors are as old as the buildings themselves, lasting in many instances hundreds of years. But in the best-maintained castles, these aged floors often look as if they were just installed relatively recently. So how can marble floors that have seen hundreds of years' wort...

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5 Things You Should Never Do with Your Marble

5 Things You Should Never Do with Your Marble

Marble is one of the most decorative materials as well as being one of the most durable. But even marble can break down if it is not handled properly. Here then are five things you should never do when cleaning, polishing, or maintaining your marble floors, walls, countertops, or other surfaces. Marble Polishing NYC -- No Generic Cleaners When you buy generic marble cleaners at your home improvement store, what's actually inside? If you don't know, you probably shouldn't use it on your ...

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Spring Is the Perfect Time for Marble Polishing

Spring Is the Perfect Time for Marble Polishing

The winter of 2016-17 has been a long and difficult season in most parts of the country, but especially in the Northeast. Not only has the Tri-State area had to deal with the usual sub-zero temperatures and cloudy skies, but it has been a significant winter season for snow. Even in late winter and early spring, the region has been hit with multiple heavy snowstorms. Marble Restoration NYC - Weather Stress All of these things can wreak havoc with your marble surfaces, especially marble f...

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Common Cleaning Products Can Damage Marble

Common Cleaning Products Can Damage Marble

If you go through the effort and expense of having marble countertops installed in your home's kitchen, bathroom, or other rooms, you need to go the extra mile and use the proper cleaning products to clean and maintain them. Cleaning chemicals you use on other surfaces and areas throughout your home not only won't clean marble, but they also can actually damage it. For example, vinegar, ammonia, bleach, and even brand name disinfectants like Lysol are overly acidic or too harsh for marble. ...

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Bathrooms Are the Next Frontier for Marble

Bathrooms Are the Next Frontier for Marble

In the past decade, millions of homeowners have discovered the many benefits of installing marble countertops in their kitchens. From new home construction to kitchen renovations, marble kitchen countertops have seen the largest surge in popularity in history. Where they were once limited only to the houses of the most elite homeowners, now people from every walk of life are enjoying the benefits of having marble countertops in their kitchen. Marble kitchen countertops are both practical a...

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Marble Restoration a Four-Step Process

Marble Restoration a Four-Step Process

Marble floors, columns, countertops, and other surfaces that are worn, cracked, faded, or damaged can be restored so that they look brand new. Even marble floors that have stood up to heavy foot traffic for decades or longer can be made as good as new if they are properly restored by a professional marble company like Love Marble. Marble Restoration NJ - A  Four Step Process While every job is a little bit different, basic marble restoration is a four-step process. The first step is...

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Marble Countertops Can Bring Your Kitchen to Life

Marble Countertops Can Bring Your Kitchen to Life

Kitchens are one of the most important rooms in any home ... and for many different reasons. The most obvious reason is that kitchens are where meals are made and, increasingly, consumed But for today's families, the kitchen is where most of the "family time" is spent. High-tech devices like smartphones, laptops, and flat screen TVs are both a blessing and a curse. They can entertain, educate, and make communications easier -- especially over long distances -- but they also tend to encoura...

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Things to Consider Before Shopping for Marble Countertops

Things to Consider Before Shopping for Marble Countertops

Shopping for new marble countertops can be overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of different styles, brands, colors, and other choices to choose from. For many homeowners, a simple decision to upgrade to marble countertops can become very complicated very quickly. Before you head out to the marble countertop showroom, it's important that you arm yourself with some critical information that will help make your decision easier. Marble Repair NYC - Current Kitchen Design and Decor Th...

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