Q. We installed a countertop with arctic blue granite material. We used genex dry pads to 3000 grit and buff pad level, used rouge and hard cloth pad to shine. The owner wants it shinier like surface. This material has some pearl or abalone type crystals in it. I was wondering if there was a polish or method to make it shinier. Looking at it on a angle it looks duller than straight on. One restorer $$ said it needed to be crystalized?
A. First off, you cannot crystallize granite. And this really is a job for a professional. However, you can