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Stone Polishing Pros in Austin Gave This Natural Stone Table a Wonderful New Shine

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November 29, 2019

Natural stone surfaces are beautiful, durable, and stylish. It's important, however, to keep in mind that these surfaces are not impervious to damages. Using harsh cleaning products or letting spills dry can produce negative effects on the stone, leaving dull spots and other signs of deterioration.

Picture of a Dull Stone Table After a Polishing Service in Austin, TX
A homeowner from Cuesta Trail contacted us because there was a problem with her natural stone table. She loved the Italian mosaic tiles on the table top, but the surface had lost its beauty. While performing regular maintenance, she noticed the stone looked dull and unappealing. This was an issue for her because she wanted the table to have a beautiful shine.

The owner searched for a quick solution with some DIY cleaning routines she found online. She followed the instructions, but nothing worked. Unfortunately, the stone didn't recover its natural shine. Frustrated by the negative results, she decided to look for professional assistance. She went online and searched for Austin Stone Polishing service. She found Sir Grout Austin in the top results. After thoroughly browsing our website, she was convinced we could help her restore the table. She filled out the "Request a Quote" form and asked for a free evaluation.

Following the in-home consultation request, we visited her house to assess the condition of the table. The owner was expecting us, so we proceeded with the inspection. We immediately noticed the lackluster appearance of the natural stone. Over the years, the table had received constant wear and tear. Because of this, the stone was scratched, dull, and etched. We explained that etching is a problem that affects most natural stones and it occurs when spills or splashes of acidic substances dry on the surface. When this happens, dull spots and marks appear on the stone.

Picture of a Natural Stone Table After a Stone Polishing Job in Austin, TX
After finishing the evaluation, we concluded that common methods wouldn't yield the results the owner was expecting. To remove the damages and bring back the shine to the stone, it was necessary to use Sir Grout's stone polishing service to give the table an enhanced look. The owner was pleased with our assessment and decided to hire us.

On the scheduled date, we returned to our client's house to restore the table. Our stone polishing process is a thorough procedure that follows a series of steps. To begin the job, we cleaned the surface using our stone-safe cleaner and a high-speed scrubber. Our exclusive product is made with high-quality ingredients, doesn't contain harsh agents, and won't cause any damage to the natural stone tiles. When the surface was spotless, we continued with the honing process. For this step, we ran three sets of high-end diamond pads, increasing the levels of grit three times. After removing all the damage from the table, we were ready for the polishing process. To achieve the finish the owner requested, we ground using a series of abrasive materials and special powders. We continued grinding until the stone had the desired level of shine. When we finished all the steps, there were no dull spots on the surface and the table had a beautiful gleam.

Our client was beyond happy with the results. The owner loved the renewed shine of the table. She was pleased because the job had been fast and efficient. Impressed by our excellent performance, she thanked us and assured us she would recommend Sir Grout Austin to everyone.

Natural stone surfaces are susceptible to scratches, staining, and discoloration. To keep the stone in top condition, it's necessary to follow proper maintenance procedures. We recommended setting up a regular cleaning routine using only pH-neutral soap-free cleaners like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Unlike store-bought cleaners, our product doesn't leave residues. It is also non-toxic and safe for everyone in the house, including pets. We don't recommend using soap-based cleaners or substances that contain acidic properties. These products can react negatively with natural stone tiles, causing dull spots, etching, and other damages. To prevent staining and deterioration, keep the surface dry. Do not let the stone absorb any liquid. If there's a spill, soak it immediately using a paper towel. To dry the surface, it's best to use a soft cloth. Never use abrasive tools because they can leave scratches.

Countless satisfied customers can confirm the amazing results our services provide. Sir Grout Austin's unmatched stone polishing process can revitalize any type of stone with a gorgeous new shine. It is possible to give your damaged natural stone surface a revamped look with our professional assistance. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we have years of experience and reliable solutions for you. Don't hesitate to contact us by calling (512) 580-3003 or by filling out our "Request a Quote" form for a free consultation. Please subscribe to our newsletter if you wish to receive our latest info and promotions.

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