Stone Floor Cleaning Kent
- If you require Stone floor cleaning Kent, our staff can serve you.
- Specialists with upwards of twenty years experience rejuvenating Stone floorings..
- Our trusted qualified professionals are right here that will help you with your Stone floor cleaning, ensure you get your quote now..
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Provide The Size And Kind Of Stone
- Some photos of the floors plus the sizes are usually all we want.
- We shall email a detailed estimate once we have clarified your preferences.
We Will Reply Promptly
- Stone floors can frequently have a variety of finishes, therefore we will include alternatives to accommodate most budgets.
- We will also email a document featuring instances of similar work.
We Agree A Working Schedule
- We visit on time and equipped for work.
- We're going to do an exceptional job
Precisely Why You Can Trust Abbey Floor Care
- Our specialists are at the ready to deal with any stone floor cleaning Kent job that you may have.
- Our team has been delivering stone cleaning, polishing and restoration treatments since 1996.
- Regardless if you are about to restore or refinish your stone or tile floors, we are certain that we can help you.
- delighted to guide you with cleaning and maintenance assistance
- After restoring a stone floor, we provide a detailed ongoing maintenance program.
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Our Specialist Stone Floor Cleaning And Polishing Services In Kent Outlined
Marble Polishing Maidstone
Over time, Marble will become worn and loose its polish. Scratching and etch damage pile-up and remove the original polish. Before long, the floor will have to be polished.
We use diamond polishing equipment to restore the initial sparkle.
If the tiles are not even, even this condition is referred to as "lippage". We can grind away the jagged edges of the tiles, making the tile surface flat. Marble grinding is a professional job, that provides superb results.
Following grinding, the marble tiles be flush with the grout lines. The marble floor looks monolithic, appearing to be made from a single slab of stone.
Maintaining a ground and polished marble floor is much like cleaning just one piece of glass. There will be no uneven grout deressions to trap soil. If your marble floor has cracks or chips, we are able to repair them with resin fillers, colour matched to the marble. Once we assess your marble floor, we will advice on the ideal restoration procedure.
Travertine Cleaning Gillingham
A Travertine floor has a porous structure, with plenty of holes. There are different forms of Travertine floor tiles, including honed, polished and tumbled. As the travertine wears, the hole filler comes away, and the holes fill up with unpleasant dirt and soil.
Working to the highest standard, Travertine floor restoration service providers use use a mix of machine scrubbing, hand scrubbing and pressurised rinsing to get rid of old sealers and ingrained soil.
When the Travertine floor tiles and any holes are clean, any open holes are grout filled using a coloured grout. We then apply a durable sealer which also makes the Travertine floorless difficult to look after.
Limestone Cleaning Chatham
The initial surface on Limestone will eventually loose its finish. The surface damage is caused by traffic scratching and etch marks The best way to revive the original shine is by polishing the Limestone. We use diamonds to get rid of the dmaage and marks and recover the initial gloss.
Most Limestone tile surfaces are not even due to the fact Limestone tiles are not set level. We can grind off the uneven tile edges, making the floor surface flat. This is a complicated process however the the finished results are spectacular. The Limestone will have a monolithic appearance as just one area of stone.
After grinding, the grout sits at the same level as the the Limestone tiles. It is easier to maintain a smooth floor than a bumpy floor. There are no uneven grout lines to hold soil. If your Limestone floor has chips or cracks, we could repair the damage with resin fillers, closely colour matched to the Limestone. After we have inspected the Limestone floor, we can advise the best Limestone restoration program.
Terrazzo Polishing Ashford
Terrazzo is made by mixing chips made of marble, granite, quartz, or glass chips into a cement or epoxy medium . In the long run, Terrazzo will end up dull and lose its finish. The change in the finish is brought on by microscopic scratches on the surface where it has been walked over.
The only way to restore the original finish is through polishing the Terrazzo to the highest standard. We use specialised Terrazzo polishing machines and diamond tooling to grind and polish the Terrazzo. We can help to reduce this soil with Terrazzo sealers.
Granite Polishing Rochester
Granite is a tremendously popular stone. Granite is a very hard flooring and is resistant to damage from scratches and staining compared to other stone such as limestone and marble. Granite tile requires less frequent professional routine maintenance when compared with other stone.
Few stone floor cleaning and restoration companies actually restore Granite, because it is so very hard and tough to restore. Our Company will restore all types of granite flooring. to the highest standard.
Sandstone Cleaning And Sealing Margate
Sandstone is created primarily from quartz, iron oxide, silica and calcium based deposits so it's a very sturdy stone. Whilst sandstone is durable it is also porous, so cleaning slurry gets caught in the surface and it is tough to remove.
We use a combination of machine scrubbing, hand scrubbing and pressurised rinsing to remove all traces of old soiled coatings and clean a floor to the highest standard. Then we apply a long-lasting sealer that makes your sandstone floor easier to clean. After inspecting the tiles, we will advise the best Sandstone restoration service.
Slate Cleaning And Sealing Canterbury
Slate is a wonderfully adaptable material that can be protected using many different finishes from rough surface, smooth honed or polished finish. Though slate has a minimal porosity, it will probably nevertheless partly absorb and oil based spills, causing frustrating spots.
We have specialist machines and products to remove the soil and old sealers, restoring the original slate finish. When our professional cleaning is completed,finally we use a lasting sealer that also makes the floor easier to mop.
If you prefer a smooth floor, we are able to grind a floor, subject to your slate being suitable for grinding.
Terracotta Cleaning And Sealing Tunbridge Wells
Terracotta has got a unique colour and a rustic appearance in your home, but must have careful maintenance to keep it looking its best.
Terracotta can very quickly start to show marks, particularly if the current sealer has worn down.
Sealer residues, dirt and markings could be taken out with rotary scrubbing and sealer removers.
We can re-seal the Terracotta with an original beeswax finish or a tough synthetic sealer.
Victorian Minton Tiles Cleaning And Sealing Gravesend
Victorian Clay Tiles are installed in lots of Victorian and Edwardian hallways.
The tiles are unglazed resulting from the natural colours from the clay used to make them.
Because of how old they are, these floors have had a lot of wear and often have layers of various sealers.
Cleaning these floors could be challenging because of the variety of old sealers and covering residues.
After cleaning, a colour intensifying sealer is put on to revive the natural colours in the floor. The mat finish may be polished through the use of a wax or topical sealer.
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Cleaning Quarry Tiles Folkestone
Quarry tile flooring is generally many years old and sometimes needs a complete professional clean and restoration to bring it back once again to life.
Whilst the tiles can happen dirty and discoloured, these floors are very durable and can look just like new after a suitable clean.
A professional clean and reseal is frequently enough to restore a quarry tile floor. Quarry tiles are often laid with no damp proof membrane, so we need certainly to apply the proper sealer to permit the tiles to breathe.
Porcelain Tiles Cleaning And Polishing Sittingbourne
Porcelain is a ceramic mix with additional sand and feldspar added to make a more compact tile.
The added minerals helps to make Porcelain more robust than traditional ceramic tiles.
If Porcelain is not correctly produced, the surface can absorb soil just like natural stone floors. It may be tough to remove this soil.
We can remove ingrained soil using equipment made to go into the microscopic pits where the soil is held.
Our Porcelain sealers will help stop further soil problems.
If you have a trough-colour Porcelain, we are able to re-surface the tiles by Grinding and re-polishing.
Ceramic Tile And Grout Cleaning Service Dover
Professional cleaning of Ceramic tile floors usually takes a shorter time compared to stone floors or clay tiles..
The polish on Ceramic tiles is generally not permeable.
None the less, professional cleaning, specialist cleaners and machinery will give the best results.
We always use an expert tile sealer after cleaning and restoraiton. Tile sealing prevents spills changing into permanent stains, making cleaning and restoring more effective.
Stone Floor Cleaning and Stone Restoration Ramsgate
There tend to be elements of natural stone restoration when natural stone tile cleaning. Restoring stone and tile usually involves many stages. Stone floors suffer with traffic wear and damage, because people stroll on them. Foot traffic damage, spots and surface damage will happen on the majority of stone floors, wrecking the surface, making the floor look lifeless and unappealing, consequently the importance of stone restoration. Highly polished floors like granite, marble and terrazzo reveal wear a lot quicker as the shine goes dull from traffic scratching. Porous natural stone and tile that is sealed using a film-forming surface sealer will steadily become affected by scratch deterioration.
Almost all stone floors have cementatious grout lines. Cementatious grout is generally softer compared to stone and more vulnerable to abrasive and chemical deterioration. Natural stone restoration typically includes some crack and hole repairs.
We use grinding and honing to get rid of stone finish damage due to etching and scratches.Natural stone has the advantage that a grubby, permeable surface can be taken off, unveiling a lovely new surface.
Stone Floor Polishing
Natural stone floor tiles ultimately loose their unique authentic polish. Scratches and acid etching spots developing and getting rid of the initial polish. Polishing will be the only way to bring back the initial gloss.
On marble, Granite, Terrazzo, Polished Limestone and Polished Travertine floors, the highest standard diamonds are utilized to take away the surface damage and restore the initial shine. Gloss sealers produce the shine on Honed Limestone, Clay, Sandstone, Slate & Honed Travertine tiles. Polish removing substances are applied to clear away all traces of the old sealer, after which a new gloss sealer is applied.
Stone Floor Cleaning Kent
And Throughout The Country
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties .
It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west .
The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames connected by land via High Speed 1 and the Dartford Crossing, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel .
The county town is Maidstone .
Kent was one of the first British territories to be settled by Germanic tribes, most notably the Jutes, following the withdrawal of the Romans .
Canterbury Cathedral in Kent, the oldest cathedral in England, has been the seat of the Archbishops of Canterbury since the conversion of England to Christianity that began in the 6th century with Saint Augustine .
Rochester Cathedral in Medway is Englands second-oldest cathedral .
Located between London and the Strait of Dover, which separates England from mainland Europe, Kent has been the setting for both conflict and diplomacy, including the Battle of Britain in World War II and the Leeds Castle peace talks of 1978 and 2004 .
England relied on the countys ports to provide warships through much of its history; the Cinque Ports in the 12th14th centuries and Chatham Dockyard in the 16th20th centuries were of particular importance .
France can be seen clearly in fine weather from Folkestone and the White Cliffs of Dover .
Hills in the form of the North Downs and the Greensand Ridge span the length of the county and in the series of valleys in between and to the south are most of the countys 26 castles .
Because of its relative abundance of fruit-growing and hop gardens, Kent is known as The Garden of England .
Kents economy is greatly diversified; haulage, logistics, and tourism are major industries .
In northwest Kent, industries include extraction of aggregate building materials, printing and scientific research .
Coal mining has also played its part in Kents industrial heritage .
Large parts of Kent are within the London commuter belt and its strong transport connections to the capital and the nearby continent make Kent a high-income county .
Twenty-eight per cent of the county forms part of two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: the North Downs and The High Weald .
Examples of Stone Floor Restoration Projects
A Heavy Build-Up Of Old Sealer Made Terracotta Cleaning In Sevenoaks Kent A Long Job
This is a large area, over eighty square meters, of Terracotta tile flooring covering a Kitchen, Dining Area, Utility Room restoration project. The Terrazzo was over 20 years old and had been repeatedly coated with new layers of sealer. Each layer of sealer had trapped tiny amounts of soil, detritus, and pet hairs. Eventually, the sealer started to look ugly, and areas of sealer had peeled away from the tiles. The client was looking for the old build-up of old sealer to be completely removed and the tiles re-sealed with a hard-wearing sealer that needed less maintenance. Terracotta is a soft, material, so you cannot use aggressive cleaning systems on the tiles. So, I had to rely more on c…
Edwardian Clay Tiles Cleaning And Repair
This Edwardian floor needed cleaning and repair. I had originally planned one day to clean, grout and seal the floor. However, once I arrived, I could see that a particular area of loose tiles needed subfloor repair.
The subfloor under the Minton style tiles had moved, lifting some tiles and opening some of the grout lines. Some of the loose tiles had been relayed previously, but it was a poor repair. I lifted the loose tiles and carefully removed the old adhesive and smoothed the subfloor to allow the tiles to sit flat. I relayed and grouted the tiles and left the floor overnight for the adhesive to dry.
The next day, I cleaned both floors and grout filled the areas of lo…Read More
Travertine Floor Cleaning and Sealing
This Travertine floor was over 10 years old and had been well maintained. However, there were lots of holes caused by collapsed filler and the finish had worn in the traffic areas.
I deep cleaned the Travertine floor with a rotary scrubbing machine and Travertine Cleaners.
I filled the large holes with a hard-wearing grout.
Once the grout had dried, I sealed the floor with a hard-wearing, film-forming sealer.Read More
Travertine Cleaning And Restoration Work
The client was not happy with the appearance of their Travertine floor.
They had to scrub the floor on their hands and knees to remove the spoil from the grout. But they could not remove the ingrained soil from the Travertine tiles. The grout would quickly go dark again.
They were looking for a clean floor, that would continue to look clean without having to scrub the Travertine on hands and knees.
The original smooth finish had worn off the tiles, exposing small pits and voids that filled with soil. This soil is very difficult to remove by mopping. The grout was soiled because cleaning slurry from mopping had soaked into the grout.
I used a rotary scrubbing m…Read More
Shell Terrazzo Restoration
I restored this Terrazzo hallway floor as part of a restoration of College buildings. Half of the floor had been covered with glue-down tiles. We ground off the glue and old surface. Then honed and polished the floor to a mid-sheen finish.Read More