Heights Houston TX Floor Restoration
Houston Heights (often referred to simply as “The Heights“) is a community in northwest-central Houston, Texas, United States. “The Heights” is often referred to colloquially to describe a larger collection of neighborhoods next to and including the actual Houston Heights. However, Houston Heights has its own history, distinct from Norhill and Woodland Heights
The Houston Heights, one of the earliest planned communities in Texas, is located 4 miles (6.4 km) northwest of Downtown Houston. A National Geographic article says “stroll the area’s broad, tree-canopied esplanades and side streets dotted with homes dating from the early 1900s and you may think you’ve landed in a small town.” John Nova Lomax said that the Heights, which he describes as “Houston’s own mini-Austin,” had many “low-key” restaurants and beer gardens. The Houston Heights Association describes the Heights as being bounded by Interstate 10 on the south, North Shepherd Drive on the west, Interstate 610 on the north and both North Main and Studewood Streets on the east.
According to a study of the University of Houston Institute of Regional Forecasting and Crawford Realty Advisors, from 2002 to 2003 prices of single family houses appreciated by 8.7 percent. Anjali Athavalley said “real estate agents say most houses there costing less than ……
HEIGHTS HOUSTON FLOOR RESTORATION SERVICES
Heights Houston 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 Heights Houston 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 Heights Houston natural stone restoration professionals are experts in the natural stone cleaning, polishing, restoration and maintenance.
Heights Houston Stone Floor Cleaning
When cleaning any of the natural stones, our Heights Houston 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 Heights Houston 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.
Heights Houston 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 Heights Houston natural stone floor honing specialists will use their experienced honing skills to sand down the surface of your stone. As an option, our Heights Houston 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.
Heights Houston Stone Floor Polishing
The technique of natural stone floor polishing will have varying methods. Our Heights Houston 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 Heights Houston 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.
Heights Houston Stone Floor Sealing
Sealing is the last step in the stone cleaning process. Our Heights Houston 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 Heights Houston 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.