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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-19-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By fhueston
Looks like it could be calcium deposits..This is...

Looks like it could be calcium deposits..This is typical with hard water. Not necessary efflorescence.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-09-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By fhueston
Do not Seal exterior tile

No do not seal here is why. Keep in mind that the following is related to stone but the same applies to other tile types

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-24-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By fhueston
It looks like iron. I would first check your...

It looks like iron. I would first check your water to make sure it does not contain iron. If it does, you will need to get a water softener. Next it may be something underneath the stone that is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-13-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By fhueston
not for a pool but an outside office plaza

not for a pool but an outside office plaza
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By fhueston
Limeston

Thanks guys

No not a trick questions. and Yes I am aware that there are different properties of various limestones. Have seen my share but as a stone inspector I get calls for failures not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-08-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By fhueston
best limestone for exterior paving

What do you guys think is the best limestone for exterior pavers in southern california. One that will hold up to commercial traffic.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-17-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By fhueston
this is a common problem with white marble. They...

this is a common problem with white marble. They contain iron and when exposed to moisture the iron starts to oxidize. I see it all the time.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-08-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By fhueston
Why you shouldn't seal exteriors and showers

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston
I receive several calls a week with questions on the use of impregnating type sealers for use on outdoor stone as well as...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-28-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By fhueston
article on why not to seal shower floors

Here ya go

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston
I receive several calls a week with questions on the use of impregnating type sealers for use on outdoor stone...
Forum: Reference Liberry :-) 06-28-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,249
Posted By fhueston
Article on why not to seal shower floors

Stone Impregnating Sealers are not Bullet Proof
By Frederick M. Hueston

I receive several calls a week with questions on the use of impregnating type sealers for use on outdoor stone as well as...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-26-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By fhueston
I would not use a sealer. If you like I can send...

I would not use a sealer. If you like I can send you an article I did on why not Just shoot me an email to fhueston@gmail.com
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-10-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By fhueston
stain

it looks like culture marble rather than formica. It may only be on the surface so you might want to try some steel wool and some acetone. You dont want to get too aggressive otherwise you many go...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-05-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By fhueston
another video

you can also repair tile with Romin noodles...take a look
https://youtu.be/CxeaOt8n0oQ
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-31-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By fhueston
Opps I missed that...Georgia used a lot of marble...

Opps I missed that...Georgia used a lot of marble from the Georgia Marble Company known as Georgia White. Of course it has changed a lot in years but my guess it is more than likely georgia...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-31-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By fhueston
Many historic buildings use local stone. this is...

Many historic buildings use local stone. this is especially true if it is a government building. I cover this in my historic stone restoration seminar but in general chances are the stone is from...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-14-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 1,511,982
Posted By fhueston
your email

John or anyone else
send me your email and Ill will send you the direct link
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-11-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 1,511,982
Posted By fhueston
worst job

talk about poor workmanship...take a look at this video showing a 3 foot by 3 foot tile job...terrible

https://youtu.be/KbXFSMlI2Dg
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,550
Posted By fhueston
there is a big difference between hydrostatic...

there is a big difference between hydrostatic pressure and osmotic pressure. I can explain if you wish
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-29-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,550
Posted By fhueston
I found a really cool video on what happens with...

I found a really cool video on what happens with lack of expansion or control joints....check it out at https://youtu.be/mE99qt39Ams
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By fhueston
yup guy on the left is Tom Meehan an ole friend

yup guy on the left is Tom Meehan an ole friend
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-25-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By fhueston
Michael Byrne

Has any heard from Michael Bryne. Was wondering where he is no days?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-19-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By fhueston
currently conducting a study in this area with...

currently conducting a study in this area with Pavlo. We are finding that sealers are retaining moisture. So we are leaning to NOT use any sealers on white marble shower floors.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-31-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By fhueston
yes looking for old techniques..roman, myan etc

yes looking for old techniques..roman, myan etc
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-22-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By fhueston
stone polishing history help

Hey everyone

trying to do some research on early stone polishing. found very little on google. anybody have a resource.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By fhueston
client said the stone came that way..The areas...

client said the stone came that way..The areas appear very smooth. They also react with acid. Under a microscope they look smooth. my guess is that they are factory fills.
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