CLEANING & SEALING CANTERA IN PARADISE VALLEY, ARIZONA
Cantera natural stone comes from the spanish word “quarry.” Cantera is a sedimentary rock quarried into dimension stone in Mexico and Central America. Cantera is formed by volcanic ash and lava that has collected and compacted into fine sand, clay and other materials that settles in sediment beds. Cantera is used to decorate walls, countertops, backsplashes, fireplaces, wall tiles, pool areas, columns and floor titles. Well maintained Cantera installed as flooring provide unmatched elegance to a home, entrance, patio or pool area.
CANTERA - CHALLENGES
Cantera is very porous due to its complex composition. It will stain and soil easily if not properly maintained. Unprotected Cantera will show visible scratches when a top coat is applied and scuffs easily in high trafficked areas. When mopped with a high alkaline cleaner Cantera surface and grout will darken. Cantera can become a soil and germ magnet leading to an unsanitary and unsightly surface.
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CLEANING CANTERA TILE FLOORS IN PARADISE VALLEY
Stone Care of Arizona, LLC is the Cantera cleaning and sealing expert in Paradise Valley and the North Valley. Stone Care of Arizona, LLC can deep clean your Cantera tile removing contamination trapped in the micro-pores of your flooring. Stone Care of Arizona, uses a detergent-free cleaning solution to help emulsify and suspend unwanted soil. We use heated aqueous rinsing solutions to remove oily substances trapped in the grout channels. We use a specialized bi-directional grout tool to facilitate restoration of grout. Once your Cantera is completely cleaned and dry, we can seal or apply a finish coating.
SEALING CANTERA TILE FLOORS IN PARADISE VALLEY
Stone Care of Arizona, LLC the Cantera sealing expert in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, Arizona, will apply a penetrating seal to your Cantera. Penetrating seal helps to create a hydrophobic surface barrier that makes the Cantera soil and stain resistance. This will allow you time to blot any spills without surface damage. Penetrating seal allows Cantera to retain its appearance.
PLEASE NOTE: Penetrating sealants do not provide a shine. Penetrating seal will not alter the surface appearance of Cantera tiles. If your Cantera has a top coating, we will not apply a Penetrating seal. What if you do have an existing coat of floor finish?
POLISHING CANTERA TILE FLOORS IN PARADISE VALLEY
Since Cantera is very porous floor tile to work with. There are many cases where a top-coat has already been applied on the Cantera tile. If your floor is in great condition Stone Care of Arizona, LLC, the Cantera polishing expert in Paradise Valley, Arizona will deep clean, buff and recoat your Cantera tiles. In these cases, the reapplication of high quality finish will enhance the Cantera appearance. There are times when the top coat has been compromised and we will need to strip the Cantera of old oxidized floor wax or finish.
STRIPPING CANTERA TILE FLOORS
If your Cantera requires stripping, this called a complete restoration process. Stone Care of Arizona, LLC the Cantera stripping expert will remove any coatings and neutralize the Cantera. Once the oxidized wax has been thoroughly removed, we will reapply coats of finish to match the porosity of Cantera. Properly maintained Cantera begins with your having good information. Stone Care of Arizona, LLC the Cantera cleaning, sealing stripping expert in Paradise Valley, Arizona, will provide you with cleaning tips, housekeeping mopping training and free consultation & estimate.
You can email us at email@example.com or call us to discuss your cleaning needs at 480.625-0557. Stone Care of Arizona, the cleaning, sealing stripping expert would like to thank you for taking time to read this article we hope it was helpful.
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