Natural stone restoration
Natural stone is one of the most popular materials used for the construction and decoration of homes and buildings. It is sturdy, durable and has a beautiful appearance that makes it perfect for a wide range of applications. Unfortunately, like all other materials, natural stone can wear out or become damaged over time. Where natural stone has not been maintained for a long time, the situation may call for professional restoration to bring the stone back to its original state and appearance.
When is natural stone restoration advised?
Restoring natural stone is a commonly used method to extend the further life of natural stone and return its appearance to its original state. By undergoing restoration work, properties such as colour, structure and texture can be revitalised.
Restoration of natural stone involves a complete approach in which, often severely aged stone, is subjected to various services. For instance, damage done is repaired, the surface is thoroughly cleaned and also protected for the future. While timely and regular maintenance of natural stone should always be a priority, it may not have been kept up. In situations where natural stone contains visible damage, colour loss or stains, restoration is recommended.
TNO research shows Nitesco's unsurpassed structure optimisation
The quality of our service, compared to that of others, has been objectively measured by TNO. The research results show that Nitesco significantly outperforms other market players. Our unique treatment method leads to an optimal surface finish and provides excellent protection, such as high wear resistance and minimal permeability.
Before situation: worn Carrara Bianco floor surface - Damaged surface structure and high porosity
After situation: repair treatment by third party - Vulnerable crackle structure and low abrasion resistance
After situation: repair treatment by Nitesco - Optimal surface density, strengthened and made amorphous
What does natural stone restoration involve
Restoring natural stone is an art that requires a lot of experience and knowledge. During restoration, often violently damaged natural stone is returned to its original state. Here, it is always important to use an experienced specialist to evaluate the damage to the natural stone and find a suitable solution. Thus, there are various techniques and methods that are involved in the proper restoration of natural stone.
- Cleaning: Cleaning is one of the easiest ways to restore the beauty of natural stone. It is important to clean the natural stone with a mild detergent to remove dirt and stains.
- Polishing: Polishing is another way to restore natural stone. Polishing removes small scratches and abrasions and gives the natural stone a lustrous shine.
- Repair: Repair is often necessary when significant damage has been done. There are several ways to repair natural stone, such as replacing cracked or damaged stone or applying a special adhesive.
- Restoring colour: Restoring the colour of natural stone is often necessary if the natural stone has faded due to exposure to sunlight or pollution. There are special products that can be used to restore the colour of natural stone.
- Protection: After restoring the natural stone, it is important to protect the natural stone from future damage. We master several techniques to provide long-term protection to the stone.
Natural stone restoration by Nitesco
Nitesco has years of experience in the professional restoration of natural stone. Our expertise extends to virtually all types of stone, including marble, granite, slate, travertine, stony and ceramic tiles. Our team of professionals is qualified to restore and restore natural stone to its original state. We are at your service to answer any questions and provide non-binding advice on the restoration of your natural stone.