Bluestone and Basalt

CLEANING & SEALING

Bluestone & Basalt are growing in popularity and is being used in a wide range of situations from curbing in city’s to highly polished flooring in modern homes.

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Limestone

CLEANING & SEALING

Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed more than 50% by weight of calcium carbonate. This means it is highly sensitive to acids and special care must be taken when cleaning.

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Polished Porcelain

CLEANING & SEALING

Polished Porcelain can be one of the most difficult tiles to seal, this is because of its glass like surface and it has a very low porosity, however it still can stain easily.

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Sandstone

CLEANING & SEALING

Sandstone is a very durable formation of quartz grains (sand). Quartz grains are bound together by other minerals such as silica, calcium, clay and iron oxides. However unsealed they are like a sponge, they can stain and build up with mould very easily.

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Travertine

CLEANING & SEALING

Travertine is a chemically deposited limestone that has taken millions of years to form. What makes the stone unique is the method of forming. This is a great stone has some natural stain resistant however sealing is still recommend.

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Terracotta and Tessellated Tiles

CLEANING & SEALING

Terracotta & Tessellated Tiles are a flooring of great aesthetic appeal. Sealing is a important part of maintaining these tiles.

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Marble

CLEANING & SEALING

Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble is a very dense stone, but will be adversely affected if it comes in contact with anything acidic.

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Granite

CLEANING & SEALING

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture. Granites can be predominantly white, pink, or grey in colour, depending on their mineralogy. A durable stone widely used in commercial construction projects for this purpose, however sealing is still recommended.

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Terrazzo

CLEANING & SEALING

Terrazzo is a composite material, poured in place or precast, which is used for floor and wall treatments. It consists of chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other suitable material, poured with a cementitious binder to form slabs or tiles. Sealing is highly recommended.

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