Granite Cleaning

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Granite

Granite flooring has become increasingly popular in recent decade and besides its beauty, granite has several obvious benefits to homeowners. Apart from flooring granite is also used as countertops and backsplashes. Granite can give your home an aura of richness. Its beauty can surpass most other flooring material. Due to this granite is quite expensive and quite heavy, so it must be installed by professional only.

Being a natural stone product it is completely biodegradable which makes it common and favorite among environment friendly homeowners. It is not so porous as marble and need not to be sealed if using in moisture proof area. It is much harder and stain resistant than any other material such as marble. Many home owners are taking away granite to their homes noting its resistance to stains, durability and hardness.

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Granite Cleaning – The Advantex Way

Step 1: We arrange to inspect your Granite floor; this is to identify the nature of the work required and limitations of stain removal and restoration, if any. This inspection will allow us to provide you with an accurate quotation for the required work. This is a no obligation quotation and we are happy to discuss all aspects of the work if requested to commence with the job.

Step 2: Routinely we first set up to protect all walls, skirting and furniture. We understand this is a very important part of the process and provides assurance that you are dealing with a professional company who will treat your home or business with the respect it deserves

Step 3: All loose dirt, soil and dry particles are removed.

Step 4: A pre-determined cleaning solution is applied; this is where experience is vital. Each stone type is individual and requires in-depth understanding of natural stone. Damage can be used if incorrect cleaning solutions and methods are employed. Wherever possible we use environmentally friendly products

Step 5: Industrial heavy rotary machines are then used to agitate the solution. These manage to reach all edges and corners, providing a seamlessly cleaned stone floor. Any final or inconspicuous areas are attended to with small brushes. The floor is then rinsed.

Step 6: Depending upon the level of soiling, the cleaning process may require repeating, but once done this has been completed, the stone is then thoroughly dried. We have invested in fast-drying machinery which hugely reduces drying times and disruption to your home or business.

Step 7: The stone polishing process is then completed, leaving stone flooring smooth and reflective. This involves the use of Diamond encrusted rotary pads reducing the need for many lengthy processess which take you from diamond coarse to diamond fine.finishes. A final diamond polishing pad produces the end finish from satin to mirror finish, depending upon client requirements.

** We are able to offer a polished or honed finish for your Granite Floor: we would fully discuss your desired finish prior to starting work **

Step 8: Sealing; a stone-specific sealer is then applied by hand to the tiles. This is a crucial part of the process; this penetrates below the surface of the stone and grout and repels liquid spillages.

We look to achieve high specification finishes whist offering high-levels of customer service at competitive prices. We have worked hard to build up a great local reputation with has benefited us with substantial repeat custom and recommendations from our work.