Antique white marble sink counter 

When someone calls me about white marble with staining, I make sure to convey realism about the potential project.  “The marble is what it is.”  White marbles contain iron.  So when it has prolonged exposure to water or moisture, guess what happens?  It rusts.  And it’s not some surface rust you can scrap off.  It’s…

Hexagon Carrara Marble Tile Floor for Your Bathroom-  What to know

It’s a classic look.  Small hexagon shaped marble tiles in a bathroom.  Reminiscent of the old-school mosaic flooring in historic homes.  But if you are planning to have it installed in your bathroom, here are somethings to keep in mind.  Marble is sensitive to anything acidic.  It doesn’t matter what sealer you put on it.…

But the guys at the tile store told me to use this grout!

We here this all to often, from homeowners and installers alike. “We asked the tile shop what grout to use with natural stone and they recommend sanded grout.” There seems to be endless confusion or just a general lack of concern about grout. Until there is a problem. The simple solution is just to always…

Marble restoration for the fox chapel golf club

If you have ever been to the fox chapel golf clubhouse you know what a amazing facility it is. They pride themselves on keeping everything from the original construction of the club as possible. Since its founding, Fox Chapel Golf Club has been known for its tradition of excellence. The Georgian-style Clubhouse, was designed by…

Marble polishing Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh marble stone refinishing Our Service area Includes: 15143, 15010, 15071, 15108, 15122, 15123, 15201, 15202, 15203, 15204, 15205, 15206, 15207, 15208, 15209, 15210, 15211, 15212, 15213, 15214, 15215, 15216, 15217, 15218, 15219, 15220, 15221, 15222, 15223, 15224, 15225, 15226, 15227, 15228, 15229, 15230, 15231, 15232, 15233, 15234, 15235, 15236, 15237, 15238, 15239, 15240, 15241,…

Should I use epoxy fill or a travertine fill to fix holes in my floor?

Jerusalem Limestone is a great choice for your home in Pittsburgh.  This small job required all of the voids or holes filled.  Voids can be filled with different products but basically it comes down to two choices.  Epoxy that will take a polish and will look like a natural part of the stone.  The other…

Emperador Dark Marble: New install, but restoration needed!

Emperador is a beautiful brown marble, that has much veining and variance in color and mineral composites. Home Depot stocks small tiles (I haven’t seen any there that has a deep color brilliance) and Lowe’s carries a premier Emperador floor tile (for $130 a tile!). This particular job was from tile bought from Lowe’s… very…