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Stone Protection Techniques

If you have invested money to install stone features in your home, it is worth having them protected with specialised sealants.  These are particularly important with material like marble, which is porous and absorbs spills and stains from oils, coffee and even water.  VIP Stone Restoration applies a sealant after the surface has been prepared as part of the standard restoration process.  Doing so improves the stones life and will prolong the time until another rejuvenation is required.

Benefits Of A Sealant

There are a range of benefits of applying a sealant to any stone material.  These benefits are just far to big to be ignored, that is why VIP Stone Restoration always recommends the use of a sealant.   Some of the benefits are as follows:

Protection

Sealants provide a very thing protective layer on top of the surface.  This repels water and other liquids and prevents them from being absorbed into the structure.  This helps prevent stains.  It can also provide some protection against superficial scratches.  Please note that any acidic liquids such as fruit juices or vinegar can etch surfaces such as marble, and should be cleaned up immediately.

Reduced Maintenance

Because of a sealants protective effects, you will find that you stone will remain glossy and free of imperfections for a longer period of time.  This means that the time between your next stone restoration will be longer, making a sealant a very cost effective means of looking after your stone.

Choice Of Final Look

We always recommend applying a sealant to all stone surfaces as it is a cost-effective method of prolonging the surfaces life.  A sealant can be designed to reflect the natural look of the stone, however some clients prefer high gloss sealants or those which darken the stone.  We have a range of sealants at hand and always patch test on inconspicuous areas to ensure you are happy with the finish.

For the latest in stone protection techniques, get in touch with us today on 0426 404 425.

 

VIP Stone Restoration Phone: 0426404425
Bass Hill NSW 2197