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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-30-2020, 12:23 AM
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Posted By A.Fox
A few additional photos. The floor is very...

A few additional photos. The floor is very difficult top photograph. Maybe it's a sealer that we need to let set longer. The floors have only possibly been complete for 6 hours.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-30-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
The last photo is an area of the floor that was...

The last photo is an area of the floor that was not worked on for comparison.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-30-2020, 12:14 AM
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Posted By A.Fox
Update: at this point this is the floor from...

Update: at this point this is the floor from hell. I was a little late in posting my last question as the refurbisher was already scheduled. This is the same company and person who worked on the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-28-2020, 12:51 PM
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Posted By A.Fox
We might eventually do a whole new kitchen, and...

We might eventually do a whole new kitchen, and that time is not now, so we wouldn't want top do the floor before that. We also have about 700 square feet of this tile so replacing it won't be cheap...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-28-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
Frequent etching on black tile

I last posted on our floor a year ago. At the time we had a really botched restoration job on our black checkerboard granite and marble floor. When we purchased the house it had been coated with a...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-19-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By A.Fox
As mentioned earlier, I uploaded some photos of...

As mentioned earlier, I uploaded some photos of the defects noticed. One is on one material, two on the other. The one's from the veining are hard to see at certain angles and will probably get...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-19-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
Clay, thank you for another great response! In...

Clay, thank you for another great response! In general the floor is much improved. Four months out whatever was applied to the floor previously was turning into a smudgy, dirty, streaky mess. Now it...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-18-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By A.Fox
Here are some examples. It turns out it’s...

Here are some examples. It turns out it’s actually kind of difficult to photograph. The polished floor stops about 4” from the wall. Then there is a 3” sort of hazy honed zone, then an inch of the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-18-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
Clay, as we are seeing this is anything short of...

Clay, as we are seeing this is anything short of simple.

Another update everyone, and I could sure use everyone’s help to continue to determine what’s reasonable and what we should expect.

Back...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-21-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
I've attached two pictures, one with and without...

I've attached two pictures, one with and without flash, since one of the joys of winter is never being able to see my home in daylight. The one with the flash I think makes the spot look lighter than...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-18-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By A.Fox
At this point, we've gotten all money back that...

At this point, we've gotten all money back that we paid to the first company, and early next year we will the same guy who did the sample for us come back to redo the floor. The first company...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-09-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By A.Fox
All, Thank you for all of the thoughts. ...

All, Thank you for all of the thoughts.

Davy, I personally think the pattern is a little over the top, but it's there so we are going to work with it. The previous owner was an interior designer...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-26-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
Laz, Are you suggesting this is an average...

Laz,

Are you suggesting this is an average job or a case of getting what we paid for? If the former, as someone who has seen a lot of stone floors in my professional life, even if I haven't been...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-25-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
To quantify my statement about costs, we paid a...

To quantify my statement about costs, we paid a little over $5 per square foot to get the current results. The rough estimate that we received is over $12 per square foot. Did we really underpay for...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-25-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,724
Posted By A.Fox
Tool Guy, Thank you for the initial...

Tool Guy,

Thank you for the initial response.

I attached the closest photo I have of the floors before the work was done if that shows anything. I'm not sure if wax is the right term, but it...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 10-24-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By A.Fox
Unsatisfactory Restoration Work on Marble/Tile Floor

Our recently purchased home came with a black and white patterned granite and marble floor in it's foyer and kitchen. It's not exactly our taste, but it was clearly well done so we are going to work...
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