When it comes to your Katy, TX home, your flooring says a lot about who you are. If you have natural stone in your home then you know the beauty that this type of flooring brings with it. Most natural stone is porous. What does that mean? Well that means that this type of flooring is susceptible to being penetrated by dirt as well as liquids. Over time this can cause staining to the floor.
Depending on the flooring that you have, your floor can get scratches that can change the appearance of the floor, taking away from its natural beauty. These scratched can be surface scratches or they can go deep into the flooring.
Floor Sealing and Repairing
So you may be wondering when is the right time to seek floor sealing and repairing services. Since natural stone is porous you need to seal the natural stone in order to protect it and minimize any stains that can occur. In addition sealing can protect your flooring against damage. Sealers are often clear so that they don’t affect the appearance and color of the natural stone. In fact a sealer will enhance the color and make it stand out even more. There are also sealers known as topical sealers that can actually make the floor appear satiny or give it a high gloss; high shine look. Topical sealers are generally used in area where there is not a lot of moisture.
Floor sealing and repairing services can save you time and money by repairing the floor. There are many things that can cause the floor to get scratch or cracked. Depending on the floor you have there are other substances that can scratch the surface of the floor. Did you know that marble can scratch soapstone but not vice versa? A copper penny may scratch marble. Sometimes something as simple dragging your furniture across the floor can create scratches.
In order to fix the problems that’s where floor sealing and repairing will come into play. Scratches are a part of life. They are going to happen at one point or another. However that doesn’t automatically mean that your flooring is ruined and needs to be pulled up. ON the contrary your floor in most case can be repaired. Factors that will need to be taken into consideration are the type of natural stone flooring you have in your Houston home as well as how deep any scratches or cracks are.
Floor sealing and repairing is not something that is recommended as a do-it-yourself project. There are too many variables to take into consideration. Not to mention it takes special tools in order to fix these issues. If you don’t know what you are doing then some of the damage you may do often cannot be undone.
If your floors are in desperate need to repairs then there is no better time than today to breathe new life into your natural stone flooring. Give your flooring a facelift with floor sealing and repairing services.