Often stone flooring can end up with small cracks, voids or pits along with missing grout. Cracks are somewhat inevitable when tiles are thin set to concrete foundations. Concrete, over time will almost always crack/shift and typically that crack is telegraphed through to the stone. Voids or pits are normal in travertine when the stone was formed deep below the earths surface. When the flooring factory makes the tiles by cutting the blocks of travertine stone, those voids are typically filled with epoxy resin then. Over time, these resins can fail and fall out of the tiles leaving small voids.
Stone flooring, whether it be marble, limestone or travertine, can become scratched over time. Regardless if these scratches are caused by everyday life or maybe your favorite decorative planter got slid across your floor — damage in the form of deep scratches can occur. The Stone Touch crew can remove those scratches using diamond polishing pads and then matching the final surface to the rest of the flooring as required.
Part of our standard process is to cosmetically refinish those blemishes by using color matched epoxies. Our crews will carefully match the color of the stone with different colored epoxies and then meticulously apply them into the blemished area. After the epoxy is dry, the finish in that area will be redone to match the rest of the flooring in your home.