Granite Floor Restoration Singapore
When it comes to leaving a good impression on your house, the floor plays a major part of it. You can have the perfect furniture arrangement but without a suitable flooring to bind everything together, the space would feel out of place or incomplete.
Despite wanting to impress your guests, it is also important that you consider the function of the space when it comes to choosing the right flooring.
Hardwood flooring is one of the favourite types of flooring out there in the market. With its rustic beauty and durability, it is easy to win the heart of many with this one. Homeowners can choose from Mongolian teak, cherry, hickory, alder, acacia and many more. Hardwood flooring is suitable for most of the spaces in the house except areas with high humidity such as the bathroom.
Being the most versatile of all floorings, laminate flooring is also a popular choice. It can mimic any flooring that you want, marbles, wood, ceramic, you name it, they have it. The tough plastic wear layer allows it to resist scratches and be water resistant. But, the super hard and smooth surface can feel artificial and be slippery and it cannot be refinished. This flooring would be suitable for all spaces.
Ceramic tile is known as the designer’s favourite medium to unleash their creativity and turn their designs into reality because of the array of colours and styles which are available. Be it ceramic or porcelain, it is heat resistant and when glazed, it can also be stain resistant. Such flooring is suitable for every part of the house.
Granite being the more premium one in the stone family will instantly elevate the look of your house. Not only that it makes your house look luxurious and sophisticated due to its unique pattern which never repeats, it is also extremely durable, scratch and heat resistant, making it cool for the hot weather like Singapore. They also come in several texture such as high gloss and matte. Granite flooring is an investment because once installed, it is there to stay for a very long time.
How To Not Gray-nite
Granite, although known for its long lasting beauty, given the test of time, will still lose its shine, become worn and scratched. This process is sped up when there are dirt.
Granite being a stone is porous and is prone to stains. It is important that immediate action is taken when someone spill something on the floor because granite stains so easily. To make matters worse are acidic liquids like vinegar. When such scenario takes place, blot the spills with a cloth and wash it with some dishwashing liquid mixed with a lot of water so it doesn’t erode the surface.
When carrying out the cleaning routine, make sure that you mop with gentle strokes. After the first round of soap and water, make sure to mop another round with clean water to remove any soap residues. Last step is to dry the floor with a dry microfiber cloth to avoid water masks.
50 Shades of Granite
Granite floorings come in a few texture.
- You have the polished granite, shinning brighter than the sun which are usually installed in low traffic indoor spaces.
- Honed granite with its matte finish are recommended for areas with high traffic.
- Flamed granite, having a rough surface can be installed at the porch or the balcony if you live in a condominium. It can also be used in bathrooms where it can prevent slip. When properly sealed it can be water resistant.
- Brushed granite on the other hand have surface which seemed finely structured and silky.
Depending on the areas, the level and types of damage is different. Granite may be tough but it is not unbreakable. There are the general wear and tear and those caused by heavy items dropping on the flooring, leaving cracks or chips.
Self-restoration is possible but it takes up tremendous amount of time and effort. That is why we are here for you to take up the dirty job while you spend your time on something more productive. With a team of restoration experts, we at Xpert provide services such as restoration of dull granite floors, repair of cracks and chips, stain removal, and seal and protect.
We are always ready for your service, so wait not more and contact us. Drop us an email or give us a call for quotation. We offer the best services at the best price.