Stone Restoration Singapore
Building with stones have been dated back to prehistoric times. Still standing strong today, it was one of the oldest building materials aside from timber and clay. It can be found in many ancient cities and most buildings which are still standing strong from centuries ago are made of stones.
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Stones are extremely durable building materials and it is not even exaggerating to label it as permanent and indestructible. It is fire resistant and would definitely stand through the test of time. Bring on Singapore’s sun and rain and that stone is not even going to bulge. It is definitely a long term investment.
With the environment factor taken into consideration for almost everything that we do, stones fit in well with it being extremely environmentally friendly. The fact that it comes from nature, skips the production process which usually contributes to pollution. When needed to be dismantled or removed, it does not require too much of resources too. Best still, it is reusable.
The texture of stone walls beautifully gives the 3D effect that would make any homeowner proud. It requires little to no maintenance and ages just like the wine. In fact, aged stones actually look better after being weathered. With no stones ever being the same, it surely is a unique piece of arts
There are an infinite list of areas in your house where you can incorporate stones. Not only that is can be used to build the wall, the many choices of stones such as granite and marbles, the more exquisite ones also makes it a great hit to be used as flooring and countertops.
The restoration of stones means returning worn out stones to its original state. It involves removing scratches or stains from the surface of the stones, also known as diamond grinding. Depending on the type of stones, different grade of diamonds are used and it is very important to choose the right grade as to not increase the damage of the stones. As mentioned above, stones required very minimal maintenance and by choosing the right stone for the right space, it increases its longevity. Stones like granites are the least porous among all and is suitable for floors with heavy traffic or as countertops in busy kitchens as they are also extremely water resistant even without the coating. But over time, although still in one piece, they sometimes lose their shine over stains or scratches. Thus, it is advisable to perform restoration every 11 to 15 years.
Restoration is a very delicate job which should only be done by the professionals. By choosing stones as a building material indicates that you appreciate the beauty of it and most importantly its durability. With a more expensive price tag than other materials such as timbers and concrete, stones are an investment to you which is why you would not want to burn a bigger hole in your pocket by ruining it when you are supposed to be restoring it.
There are also many things to consider if you ever thought of doing it yourself. Aside from restoring your stones, you also need to protect the surrounding surfaces. The diamond grinding technique would require a lot of water and would damage any wood surfaces or carpets nearby. Not to mention the mess after restoration.
To save the hassle, we at restoration Xpert Singapore consists of a team of professionals who would gladly like to restore your stones to its former glory. Charges differ from stones to stones and the size of the area. You can send us an email or give us a call to get a quotation from us. We are always ready to help! So hesitate no more and let your stones shine again.