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  • College Rental Home Restored

    College Rental Home Restored

    This honed travertine floor was in a home that had been rented to college students...

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  • Commercial Restoration at La Jolla Hotel

    Commercial Restoration at La Jolla Hotel

    No matter how well marble is sealed, with years of use sealers wear off...

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  • Pink Marble Floor Polishing

    Pink Marble Floor Polishing

    The ornate pink marble floors in this home were hidden under a layer of dirt and grime...

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  • New Finish for 15-Year-Old Travertine

    New Finish for 15-Year-Old Travertine

    This floor was in bad condition after almost 15 years without professional maintenance...

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  • Restore Home Seller’s Shower Tile

    Restore Home Seller’s Shower Tile

    The appearance of the grout lines of this tub and tile combo had diminished ...

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  • White Marble Etch Removal

    White Marble Etch Removal

    This countertop had a round etch in a very obvious place...

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  • White Limestone Floor Restored

    White Limestone Floor Restored

    In a recently purchased home, rug lines diminished the look of the limestone floor...

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  • Repair Acid-Damaged Travertine

    Repair Acid-Damaged Travertine

    With regular exposure to acidic substances, this floor always looked dirty...

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  • Travertine Cleaning, Honing, and Filling

    Travertine Cleaning, Honing, and Filling

    What was interesting and unusual about this job was that the customer requested that we use a contrasting filler instead...

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  • Remove Sealer and Water Deposits

    Remove Sealer and Water Deposits

    The like-new look of these tiles will last a long time without the need to strip off and reapply coatings...

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  • Red Marble Vanity Restoration

    Red Marble Vanity Restoration

    This 25-year-old polished Rojo Alicanate marble vanity had bad water damage. The deep, bold color it once had was lost...

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  • Old Town Marble Restoration

    Old Town Marble Restoration

    It takes knowledge and experience to restore a floor comprised of mixed materials. This floor had both marble and granite....

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  • Restoring a Yellowed Marble Floor

    Restoring a Yellowed Marble Floor

    This thirty-year-old polished marble floor had become yellowed. The grout lines were dirty, and the overall appearance of the floor...

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  • Replacing Grout on Marble Floor

    Replacing Grout on Marble Floor

    The biggest problem with this floor was that the grout had become loose and had fallen out entirely in some...

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  • Listello Honing, Cleaning, and Sealing

    Listello Honing, Cleaning, and Sealing

    The appearance of the listello on this travertine floor was diminished by the dirt and grime that had collected ...

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  • Low Sheen, Honed Travertine

    Low Sheen, Honed Travertine

    When time, traffic, and usage take a toll, the appearance of honed and filled travertine declines...

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  • Honed Limestone Hole Repair

    Honed Limestone Hole Repair

    This honed limestone floor had become dull and lifeless, with many holes and very dirty grout lines ...

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  • Epoxy Grout Staining on Travertine Floor

    Epoxy Grout Staining on Travertine Floor

    First, we cleaned and re-sealed this travertine floor. Then, we applied an epoxy grout stain to the grout lines...

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  • Honed Kitchen Travertine Floor

    Honed Kitchen Travertine Floor

    Sometimes travertine just needs a good cleaning and some minor restoration, as is the case with this floor...

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  • Filling Voids in Travertine Floor

    Filling Voids in Travertine Floor

    The homeowners thought that the floor would need to be replaced. Thankfully, they called Set In Stone first...

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  • Black Marble Floor Polishing

    Black Marble Floor Polishing

    This Black Marble floor had lost its shine and luster. It had a dull hazy appearance that detracted from the...

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  • Travertine Floor Repair and Restoration

    Travertine Floor Repair and Restoration

    This fifteen-year-old travertine floor was in desperate need of repair and restoration. Travertine is a unique stone...

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  • Limestone Floor Cleaned and Sealed

    Limestone Floor Cleaned and Sealed

    Our customers, Carmel Valley homeowners, tried cleaning their limestone floors themselves, but they were not satisfied...

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  • Homeowner’s Shocking Discovery

    Homeowner’s Shocking Discovery

    It wasn't until we cleared the furniture from the room and lifted the rug that this homeowner able to see...

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  • Veined Cut Travertine Plank Floor

    Veined Cut Travertine Plank Floor

    The honed/satin finish of this veined cut travertine plank flooring was very muted and lacked luster. We needed to adjust...

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  • Travertine Floor Restored to Like New

    Travertine Floor Restored to Like New

    When this travertine floor was first installed eight or nine years ago, the installers left residue from grouting all over...

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  • Fixing a Bad Stone Installation

    Fixing a Bad Stone Installation

    When a natural stone installer sets tile unevenly, it creates a trip and fall hazard and gives the floor an...

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  • Tumbled Travertine Restoration

    Tumbled Travertine Restoration

    Unfortunately, dirt and grime can get trapped in the grooves and around the edges of tumbled travertine, causing...

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  • Travertine Honing and Cleaning

    Travertine Honing and Cleaning

    For 11 years, this honed finish travertine floor had never been professionally cleaned. This floor needed a good...

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  • Light Travertine Floor Polishing

    Light Travertine Floor Polishing

    A homeowner in the Scripps Ranch community contact us to restore and add a little shine to his travertine floor....

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  • Tile & Grout Cleaned and Sealed

    Tile & Grout Cleaned and Sealed

    Frustrated with the never-ending battle to keep her tile floor clean, this Poway homeowner contacted us....

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  • Tile & Grout Cleaning and Sealing

    Tile & Grout Cleaning and Sealing

    After 25 years of use, the porcelain tile and grout in this Rancho Bernardo home had become very dirty. Although...

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  • Granite Vanity Top Etch Removal

    Granite Vanity Top Etch Removal

    This granite vanity top in a Carlsbad home had etching. Notice the white mark....

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  • Marble Shower Scratch Repair

    Marble Shower Scratch Repair

    Having just paid for a new shower installation, the last thing this homeowner wanted to do was spend more money...

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  • Marble Refinishing and Grout Staining

    Marble Refinishing and Grout Staining

    This marble floor continues from the living room area into a restroom. The homeowner preferred to have a polished finish...

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  • Travertine Laundry Room Floor Cleaned

    Travertine Laundry Room Floor Cleaned

    After moving in, these homeowners realized their travertine floor desperately needed professional cleaning and restoration...

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  • Polishing Limestone With Wood Inlays

    Polishing Limestone With Wood Inlays

    We were able to hone, polish, and seal this beautiful limestone floor without damaging the wood inlays....

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  • Red Marble Island Top Polished

    Red Marble Island Top Polished

    This Red Marble kitchen island top, even with proper care and maintenance, became worn and dull-looking with normal usage...

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  • Removing Topical Sealer on Travertine

    Removing Topical Sealer on Travertine

    Topical sealers become worn over time with scuffs, scratches, and ground-in dirt from regular foot traffic....

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  • Restoring 30-Year-Old Marble Floor

    Restoring 30-Year-Old Marble Floor

    Many people see a floor like this and assume that it will have to be replaced. But natural stone, unlike...

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  • Marble Floor With Black Granite Inlays

    Marble Floor With Black Granite Inlays

    We can hone and polish marble floors without damaging decorative elements like the granite inlays seen here...

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  • San Diego Gaslamp Marriott

    San Diego Gaslamp Marriott

    This Marriott lobby had not been restored in over 10 years restored. Located across the street form the Padres Stadium,...

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  • Travertine Level, Grind, and Polish

    Travertine Level, Grind, and Polish

    Homeowners in the Del Mar, California area called us as a last resort, assuming this botched installation of 3,500 square...

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  • China Black Marble Bar Restored

    China Black Marble Bar Restored

    We consistently get calls from homeowners who complain of their marble becoming etched. This comes as no surprise...

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  • Outdoor Limestone Pool Showers

    Outdoor Limestone Pool Showers

    The limestone showers at Mission Bay Hyatt hotel, San Diego, had hard water stains and etches from an acidic cleaner...

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  • Emperor Dark Marble Table

    Emperor Dark Marble Table

    In Carmel Valley, California, we often see surfaces that have become etched due to acidic cleaners. We honed the stone...

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