Cleaning, Sealing, and Rejuvenating Your Granite
Granite, one of the world’s hardest materials, is a stone of choice for kitchen countertops, not only because it is gorgeous, but because it is resistant to most acids, very durable, and easy to maintain. Even so, granite is not impervious to damage. If your granite is dirty or dull-looking, scratched, etched, cracked, chipped or otherwise damaged, SurpHaces can make it look brand new again!
Much harder than marble, granite is a rugged and resilient stone that requires specialized knowledge and equipment to restore. We understand granite’s unyielding personality and have the right tools and techniques to get it looking its absolute best once more. From minor services like having your granite floors or granite countertops polished to major services like a complete granite floor or granite countertop repair and restoration, our professional technicians can perform these services for you.
Grinding and Flattening
Are your tiles uneven? Do you want your granite tile floor flattened to the grout lines to facilitate easier cleaning? We can grind away the excess stone to create a flat, level surface using state-of-the art diamond grinding technology. This process is also known as lippage removal. Once your granite surface is level, it is then given the finish you choose — honed (matte finish) or high-polish or somewhere in between.
Do your granite floors or granite countertops have dull areas associated with wear patterns, scratches, etches or spots? We can hone your granite surfaces to eliminate these imperfections, resulting in a new granite surface free of damage. With our granite honing services, our expert technicians can achieve a honed or soft matte finish that is warm, inviting, and velvety smooth.
An uneven finish, dull spots or etches can diminish the elegant appearance of your granite. SurpHaces can polish your granite using granite-specific equipment and supplies to restore the finish to its original beauty. Our expert granite polishing services can achieve a gorgeous, glass-like polish.
Impregnating and Sealing
Once your granite floors, granite countertops, granite walls, and other granite surfaces are restored, we highly recommend sealing your granite to enhance its stain resistance. Most stones (unless resined) are naturally porous and granite is no exception. Left unsealed, there’s always a risk that it will absorb spilled or splattered staining agents, discoloring your beautiful stone. Most granite stains can be removed, but granite stain removal can be time consuming, expensive and often frustrating. Having your granite countertops, floors, walls or other surfaces sealed represents an inexpensive way to help prevent granite staining damage.
Granite cleaning processes vary based on the surface condition and type of dirt, oil or other contaminant being removed. Granite is easier to keep clean with periodic professional deep cleaning services that utilize non-acidic, highly-effective cleaning solutions. We can assist you in not only cleaning your granite surfaces, but in keeping your granite properly polished, maintained, and free of scratches to help make regular cleaning and care of your stone easier.
Our professional technicians are experts in removing discolorations and stains on granite. Whether you want guidance in do-it-yourself granite stain removal or prefer to have us remove your granite discolorations for you, the original color of your granite can most likely be restored.
Repair and Tile Replacement
Do you have chipped granite countertops? Are there cracks in your granite floor? What about broken granite tiles? Before you replace your granite, consider having us provide expert granite repair services. We can fill holes in granite, and fix granite cracks and chips, blending the repair site with the surrounding area, and conclude by honing and polishing your granite floor, countertop or other granite surface to create a uniform finish.
Although it is rare for granite surfaces to be damaged beyond repair, sometimes tile replacement is necessary. Our expert craftsman can, in many cases, remove your affected tile without damaging neighboring granite tiles, reinstall the new tile, level the installed tile with the surrounding area, and then match the finish as closely as possible.
Regular cleaning and janitorial services are valuable for simple, day-to-day care of granite floors. But over time, their processes leave floors with grout lines that just won’t come clean, shiny scratches, and increasingly obvious traffic patterns. As these problems develop, you become more and more dissatisfied with the appearance of the floors until it’s time for another round of professional restoration. With our regularly scheduled maintenance program, your floors can look great all the time, without the need for periodic restoration.