Disinfecting Marble, Granite and Other Stone Surfaces

Covid-19 has most of us disinfecting our homes from floor to ceiling.  There’s an old wives’ tale that says “vinegar is safe and can be used on all surfaces including Marble, Granite, Limestone ….”.  In very small, diluted amounts, yes, it’s safe to use every-so-often.  However, the use of vinegar as a disinfectant or daily […]

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Taking Counters for Granite

When choosing materials for your office, lobby, and home’s surfaces, there are a lot of variables to consider. The material, color, function, and so on. Function should be the most important aspect to consider and like a waterfall, should influence each following decision. There is a reason natural stone, Granite in particular, is a popular countertop […]

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SKILLED, HONEST, RELIABLE CRAFTSMEN WANTED!!

​Although we hired  a new estimator who is now both in training and starting to visit view and estimate with the help of his support office staff, he is finding that the complexity of the NATURAL STONE RESTORATION industry is much greater than most people are aware of.  And, the need for skilled, honest, reliable […]

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Complete Restoration and The Coronavirus

We not only restore , refinish, repair and renew ALL natural stone surfaces, but in the midst of the crisis with health and economic consequences, we DISINFECT – as we have always done when asked – ANY AREAS that our customers want “germ free, virus free, fungi free,etc”.  Restrooms, kitchens, lobby entries, “nooks and crannies” […]

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Marble Varieties at The Wisconsin State Capitol

Mike Pavilon, President and Owner of Sungloss Marble, recently made a visit to The Wisconsin State Capitol.  Completed in 1917, The State Capitol is the tallest building in Madison.  Here are a few shots of the Marble varieties, sourced from France, Italy, Greece, Algeria and Germany he saw.    Tennessee pink – gray veined marbleItalian Marble […]

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What’s the Deal With Quartz?

When it comes to the installation of stone in kitchens, bathrooms or other rooms in one’s house, many homeowners ponder the thought of which surface is superior to the rest.  For centuries, natural stones such as Granite and Marble have been the foundation of flooring, countertops or walls. With a large selection of varieties to […]

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Sungloss Also Rises

On Tuesday, 3/12/19, at approximately 2:15 pm – without warning and very startling, the building adjacent to the Sungloss Marble and Terrazzo Co. Offices – started collapsing from the roof downward.  The collapsing building sent hundreds of bricks, debris, roofing materials, the est. 70# Metal chimney and, only God knows what else, tumbling to the […]

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Italian Marbles & Mosaics

It’s been too many years since I stopped by Sungloss, my old workplace, where I have fond memories of working with customers helping to clean, polish, and seal their valuable natural stone. It seems I have marble in my veins (pun intended!) because on a recent trip to Italy, I felt the need to share […]

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Quartz Is Not Quartz Is Not Even Sometimes Very Quartzy

Welcome to the arena of mass confusion among the weary consumers of the USA.  Quartz is making a splash that sometimes turns into a Belly Flop!  Even Mr. Lou Manfredini, Mr. Fixit of Chicago Area and more, seemed undecided as to whether to recommend Quartz as a Counter Top to callers, and didn’t have much […]

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Can Stone Restoration be Mobile, Travel Anywhere?

WHY NOT ? Sungloss Marble Co. is in Indiana, near South Bend today and this week – working in a private mansion – restoring Slate, Marble and Limestone areas of a beautiful home. Knowing what to do with the various natural stones – Limestone, Slate, Marble, Granite, Onyx , Diplomatic Limestone, Basalt, Terrazzo and more […]

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