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Limestone Cleaning, Marble Cleaning, Granite Cleaning and Maintenance Tips!

The goal for this blog, is to provide education and tips about natural stone care and maintenance, polishing, cleaning, sealing, and honing, as well as explore ways we all can contribute to a greener world. We want to share a few perrenial natural stone maintenance issues with you this time. Murphy’s Oil Soap, and Flax […]

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New Year, New Location! Same Limestone, Granite, Marble Restoration Value

Sungloss Marble Restoration is moving! We are expanding into a wonderful, larger space to better accommodate our personnel and equipment. The move will make us better than ever at bringing natural stone restoration value and beauty to our customers’ real estate properties, and improving curb appeal! Please see all the information in our moving announcement […]

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Granite Cleaning, Granite Polishing, Granite Sealing

Although our name, Sungloss Marble Restoration Company, only contains the word marble, we also are granite restoration experts! We can bring new life to polished or honed granite lobbies, countertops, reception desks, and even exterior granite slabs. Granite is somewhat misunderstood among the average consumer. Here are some basic granite talking-points: Granite is a quartz-based […]

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Limestone, Marble, Granite: Award-Winning Designs and Maintenance

This unusual marble chair caught our eye while perusing through some architecture and design magazines. We wondered if it was a bit gaudy. On second thought, there are almost an infinite number of design schemes and interiors, and the chair surely has a home somewhere. And where that is, Sungloss Marble Restoration Company can maintain […]

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Ecological Marble Restoration, Environmental Narrative

Sungloss Marble Restoration Company Account Rep John Leonard was privileged to recently attend a Chicago lecture by Maya Lin, who spoke much about her work fusing art, architecture, and memorial monuments, and her latest environmental conservancy project What Is Missing (whatismissing.net). John reports: Her lecture included many slides of her work, highlighting her site-specific works […]

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Limestone Cleaning, Marble Restoration, and LEED Certification

Sungloss Marble Company has recently been involved in projects where businesses or municipalities have desired LEED certification. With all the excitement and interest in LEED, we thought we’d touch generally on what that means. We’ll have more specifics on the individual projects in future posts. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a […]

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Limestone Cleaning and Other Basic Stone Maintenance Concepts

At Sungloss Marble Restoration Company, we’ve helped so many of our residential customers to understand basic maintenance techniques for marble bathroom vanities and granite kitchen counters. Since those surfaces are so common, and we receive questions about them over and over again, we thought our maintenance tips might bear repeating for newer customers (and established […]

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Granite Polishing, Sealing, and Relative Costs of Marble and Stone Maintenance

During this uncertain economic time, we are repeatedly asked questions about stone maintenance costs, procedures, and value. At Sungloss Marble Restoration Company, we emphasize customer education, to help everyone to be on the same page when it comes to making decisions. Here are a few issues that have come up recently: Natural Stone Sealing. It […]

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Water-Related Issues in Marble, Limestone, Natural Stone Maintenance and Refinishing

With all the rain around Chicago this Summer, we at Sungloss Marble Restoration company are reminded of the many ways unwanted water can wreak havoc on natural stone. Two come to the forefront of our minds: Efflorescence. One time I started explaining this phenomenon to a customer and he asked, “isn’t that a band?” True, […]

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Marble, Travertine, Granite Maintenance Similarities and Differences in Rome

Sungloss Marble Restoration Company was thankful to have our part-time Estimator John Leonard reporting from Rome last month while on vacation. In this final report, he describes more of the natural stone he saw while in Italy. He writes: I have been blown away by keen similarities between the marble, granite, travertine, and terrazzo I […]

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