What does the finished surface of Travertine in Scottsdale, AZ, AZ look like?
Travertine in Scottsdale, AZ, AZ can have four major finishes, polished (shiny), honed (matte), brushed and tumbled (textured surfaces). The type of finish given to the Travertine will determine how shiny the surface will be. The Travertine and honed surfaces are flat and smooth, while the brushed and tumbled surfaces are flat and textured. The Travertine surface is the shiniest, while the tumbled surface reflects the least amount of light. The most common finish for Travertine is honed.
The POLISHING STAGE – This stage involves the diamonds once again. As well as refinishing your travertine, the diamonds also alter the surface of the tile. Depending of the pad/grit, a different level of shine can be achieved. By altering the travertine tiles surface in Scottsdale, AZ, AZ and making it smoother, the tiles become shinier. This has many added benefits. As we create the shine on your tiles by mechanical altering the tile, rather than applying a seal that sit on top to make the floor shine, your tiles have a much tougher, hard wearing finish. Another benefit is that the diamonds actually close up the surface tension of your travertine tiles in Scottsdale, AZ, AZ. This closes up the pours and helps with the sealing process, to make a much more stain resistant tiles and keeping it cleaner for longer.
Once the travertine stone floor is cleaned, we then continue to move through the polishing pads to apply the shine of choice. Every customer would like their own picked finish on their floor, to match the character of the house. Prestige Floor and Carpet Care can achieve any finish from dull, smooth finish, to a wonderful mirror finish on your travertine and anything in between.
Once the shine on the travertine of choice has been applied to the floor, using only diamonds and water, the floor is then ready for sealing. Sealing the floor involves applying the high quality solvent based impregnator to product the travertine floor from oil and water based stains. Once sealed corrected, water should ball up onto of the tiles and sit on top. If it still soaks in, this would suggest that more seal is required.
Prestige Floor and Carpet Care then does a demonstration to show the customer the several different options available. For example, the travertine in Scottsdale, AZ can be hone and correctly sealed then it can be polished to several different glosses and sealed with either a water base or solvent base sealer that enhances the travertine but does not affect the polished look.
You can select through referrals from families and friends and endorsement from them can provide great peace of mind. Their experiences with a professional travertine stone cleaning, repairing, honing, polishing and sealing company in Scottsdale, AZ, AZ, will help you in choosing. You may also request references from the travertine stone polishing company. A reputable cleaning professional should have available a list of satisfied clients who used their services.