Category: Travertine

December 9, 2017 Houston

We are in the first phase of a travertine restoration for some people that just moved to Birmingham from Clearwater Florida.  Now let me tell you that you would be hard pressed to find a house in central or south Florida that doesn’t have stone floors.  The reason I say that is that is that…

December 9, 2017 Houston

        There was a lot of scratches left in his travertine floor from the movers.  We not only were able to remove the damage but gave him a much clearer reflection as you can see in the pictures.  I told him that I was going to post this picture with this headline…

December 9, 2017 Houston

Five tips for preventing or minimizing damage to your natural stone. If you enjoy the elegance that natural stone provides, it follows that you would like to prevent or minimize damage to your floors and countertops. How? We’re glad you asked. Here are a few common causes for natural stone damage and inexpensive precautionary measures…

December 9, 2017 Houston

Improper Maintenance As marble wears, the highly polished surface begins to become scratched and worn. The wearing of this polish causes the surface to become rough and become a magnet for dirt. If improper cleaners are used, this dirt begins to accumulate in the pores of the stone can will turn yellow. It is surprising…

December 9, 2017 Houston

        This is the before and after of a travertine polishing job that had uba tuba black granite inserts.  The fireplace hearth and face were also uba tuba granite.  It was pretty rough when we started. I will let the photos speak for themselves. Email Brilliant Services at Jay.Mullins@BrilliantServices.net  or call at 205-617-6330

December 9, 2017 Houston

             We will stabilize the holes and crack runs. Removing the weak edges in cracks and holes and then filling them with a travertine-toned adhesive epoxy will create long lasting repairs that are even harder than the stone itself. We will hone the floor down to remove the soiled surface and open…