HOUSTON TX FLOOR RESTORATION
Houston is the most populous city in the state of Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within an area of 667 square miles (1,730 km2), it is also the largest city in the southern United States and the seat of Harris County. Located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico, it is the principal city of the Greater Houstonmetro area, which is the fifth-most populated MSA in the United States.
Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad industry, combined with oil discovery in 1901, has induced continual surges in the city’s population. In the mid-20th century, Houston became the home of the Texas Medical Center—the world’s largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions—and NASA’s Johnson Space Center, where theMission Control Center is located.
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HOUSTON TX FLOOR RESTORATION SERVICES
Houston TX Natural Stone Restoration
Do you have marble, travertine, granite, limestone, slate or other natural stones that has lost its floor shine? Modern Stone Care is the top stone restoration service company for all natural stone surfaces. Our Houston TX natural stone restoration specialists work to restore your natural stone to look as good as new or better. We solve the problems of scratched, dull stone surfaces, lippage (uneven surfaces), cracks, chips, stains, and etching. Our Houston TX natural stone restoration professionals are experts in the natural stone cleaning, polishing, restoration and maintenance.
Houston TX Stone Floor Cleaning
When cleaning any of the natural stones, our Houston TX stone floor cleaning specialists will use the most scientifically advanced cleaning products. The stone is usually machine or hand scrubbed and brushed. The stone floor cleaning process will vary from floor to floor. Variables include make-up, maintenance, soiling conditions and traffic. Our Houston TX stone floor cleaning specialists have special products and will rinse the stone with a rinsing tool, connected to a truck-mounted hot water extraction system to achieve the maximum soil removal and best overall cleaning results.
Houston TX Natural Stone Floor Honing
The honing process is usually achieved with the use if diamond abrasives, although some contractors prefer silicon-carbide bricks or screens. Which abrasives are used is not as important as the skill level of the craftsmen. Our Houston TX natural stone floor honing specialists will use their experienced honing skills to sand down the surface of your stone. As an option, our Houston TX natural stone floor honing specialists can use diamond abrasives and water to achieve a uniformly honed surface sheen. In some cases, polished marble, granite, travertine or limestone can be mechanically honed to remove pre-existing surface polish.
Houston TX Stone Floor Polishing
The technique of natural stone floor polishing will have varying methods. Our Houston TX stone floor polishing specialists will provide several options. One option is the use of use diamond abrasives to hone the stone, then switch to a powdered abrasive to achieve the final polish. Powdered abrasives contain superfine crystals of aluminum oxide or tin oxide. These powders are usually white, but can be yellow, brown gray. Our Houston TX stone floor polishing specialists knows stone is mechanically finished to produce a high gloss shine. Very light etches, scuffs and scratches may be removed with the polishing process, but diamond grinding is needed if the stone surface has medium deep etches, scuffs and scratches.
Houston TX Stone Floor Sealing
Sealing is the last step in the stone cleaning process. Our Houston TX stone floor sealing specialists know sealers actually seal the surface tight against chemicals, water and other contaminants. Depending on the sealer chosen, we will use a heavy duty professional grade sealer to protect your stones. Our Houston TX stone floor sealing specialists use specialty products that are not vapor permeable and can be semi-permanent. Sealers can be water-based or solvent-based. Most water-based sealers cannot be used outside. Sealing every few years helps keep your natural stone stain-free.