Bellaire TX Floor Restoration
Bellaire was founded in 1908 by William Wright Baldwin, who was the president of the South End Land Company. Baldwin, a native of Iowa, was well known as the vice president of the Burlington Railroad. Bellaire was founded on what was part of William Marsh Rice’s 9,449 acres (38.24 km2) ranch. Baldwin surveyed the eastern 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of the ranch into small truck farms. He named those farms “Westmoreland Farms”. Baldwin started Bellaire in the middle of “Westmoreland Farms” to serve as a residential neighborhood and an agricultural trading center. South End Land Company advertised to farmers in the Midwestern United States. Baldwin stated that the town was named “Bellaire”, or “Good Air” for its breezes”. Bellaire may have been named after Bellaire, Ohio, a town served by one of Baldwin’s rail lines.
Six miles of prairie was a buffer zone between Houston and Bellaire. Originally the town was bounded by Palmetto, First, Jessamine, and Sixth (now Ferris) Streets. In 1910 Edward Teas, a horticulturist, moved his nursery to Bellaire from Missouri so Teas could implement Sid Hare’s landscaping plans. Bellaire was incorporated as a city with a general charter in 1918, ten years after its founding. Bellaire had a population of 200 at the time. Because of the 1918 incorporation, Houston did not incorporate Bellaire’s territory into its city limits, while Houston annexed surrounding areas that were…
BELLAIRE TX FLOOR RESTORATION SERVICES
Bellaire TX Natural Stone Restoration
Do you have marble, travertine, granite, limestone, slate or other natural stones that has lost its floor shine? Modern Stone Care is the top stone restoration service company for all natural stone surfaces. Our Bellaire TX natural stone restoration specialists work to restore your natural stone to look as good as new or better. We solve the problems of scratched, dull stone surfaces, lippage (uneven surfaces), cracks, chips, stains, and etching. Our Bellaire TX natural stone restoration professionals are experts in the natural stone cleaning, polishing, restoration and maintenance.
Bellaire TX Stone Floor Cleaning
When cleaning any of the natural stones, our Bellaire TX stone floor cleaning specialists will use the most scientifically advanced cleaning products. The stone is usually machine or hand scrubbed and brushed. The stone floor cleaning process will vary from floor to floor. Variables include make-up, maintenance, soiling conditions and traffic. Our Bellaire TX stone floor cleaning specialists have special products and will rinse the stone with a rinsing tool, connected to a truck-mounted hot water extraction system to achieve the maximum soil removal and best overall cleaning results.
Bellaire TX Natural Stone Floor Honing
The honing process is usually achieved with the use if diamond abrasives, although some contractors prefer silicon-carbide bricks or screens. Which abrasives are used is not as important as the skill level of the craftsmen. Our Bellaire TX natural stone floor honing specialists will use their experienced honing skills to sand down the surface of your stone. As an option, our Bellaire TX natural stone floor honing specialists can use diamond abrasives and water to achieve a uniformly honed surface sheen. In some cases, polished marble, granite, travertine or limestone can be mechanically honed to remove pre-existing surface polish.
Bellaire TX Stone Floor Polishing
The technique of natural stone floor polishing will have varying methods. Our Bellaire TX stone floor polishing specialists will provide several options. One option is the use of use diamond abrasives to hone the stone, then switch to a powdered abrasive to achieve the final polish. Powdered abrasives contain superfine crystals of aluminum oxide or tin oxide. These powders are usually white, but can be yellow, brown gray. Our Bellaire TX stone floor polishing specialists knows stone is mechanically finished to produce a high gloss shine. Very light etches, scuffs and scratches may be removed with the polishing process, but diamond grinding is needed if the stone surface has medium deep etches, scuffs and scratches.
Bellaire TX Stone Floor Sealing
Sealing is the last step in the stone cleaning process. Our Bellaire TX stone floor sealing specialists know sealers actually seal the surface tight against chemicals, water and other contaminants. Depending on the sealer chosen, we will use a heavy duty professional grade sealer to protect your stones. Our Bellaire TX stone floor sealing specialists use specialty products that are not vapor permeable and can be semi-permanent. Sealers can be water-based or solvent-based. Most water-based sealers cannot be used outside. Sealing every few years helps keep your natural stone stain-free.