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The Truth Behind “Factory-Sealed” Counter Tops

Many consumers often misinterpret the term widely used in the counter fabrication industry known as “factory sealed” and believe that their brand new counter top has actually been chemically sealed. When a stone is mined in a quarry, it is typically rough in appearance. At this point, the stone is quite porous and easily absorbs […]

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Altering the Finish – Marble in a Kitchen

Occasionally, a homeowner may find that the stone they originally purchased is not living up to their expectations.  Many factors can affect your long-term enjoyment: Lighting:  On a highly polished stone surface, an adjacent window with lots of natural sunlight can reflect tons of light and create that mirror-like surface that speaks luxury and wealth; […]

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Defective Acrylic Coating

Many years ago, it was quite common to find marble dining tables covered with a very durable acrylic coating.  Today, this trend seems to be making its way back for the simple reason that furniture manufacturers are often faced with customers who don’t know how to care for their stone. This fairly new dining table […]

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Anti-Slip Treatments

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For many property owners and managers of commercial sites, slips and falls on wet or dry surfaces can result in a huge economical loss, lawsuits and a lot of pain and suffering for the injured party.  It is quite common for a floor surface, originally deemed safe, to become unsafe due to constant exposure to […]

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Coffee Table Restoration

Marble is a stone that lends well to restoration because of the various tones in colour and the natural veining that occurs sporadically throughout the piece.  More often than not, marble will crack along natural veins. In these circumstances, we are able to create a natural looking vein along the break resulting in a seamless […]

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Uneven Tile Installation – Correcting Lippage

Occasionally, we come across a brand new stone tile installation where the tiles are not level, or simply one tile is laid higher than other adjacent tiles creating a level of lippage which is unacceptable by the homeowner or even by industry standards. In the image above, although the level of lippage seems minimal, it […]

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Get the Most Enjoyment out of your Marble & Granite

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More often than not, homeowners invest in gorgeous granite counters and pristine marble foyers and fail to take simple measures to maintain these natural stone installations in the years that follow. While granite and marble are known for their durability, these materials can develop scratches, chips, stains, and even cracks over time.   Their lustre can […]

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Terrazzo Restoration

MARBLEMaster performed an extensive restoration of a grey Portland terrazzo which was nearing 100 years in age.  The surface had been maintained over the years through continuous wax sealers and finishes.  The build-up had tarnished the floors giving them an old, dull and soiled appearance.  Blemishes of yellow stains, cracks, chips and widespread holes were […]

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Condo Lobbies

Condo lobby floors are subject to much abuse throughout the year.  Apart from the regular foot traffic bringing in dirt from outside, moisture and salt residue during winter months can cause floors to look etched and dull.  During maintenance visits, we remove scratches, stains and dull patterns and renew the lustre of polished stone surfaces. Even […]

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