As Granite and Quartz become more popular options for kitchen, the frequency of calls we receive to repair these surfaces also increases. Granite and Quartz is one of the hardest materials for home interior and should not scratch, chip or crack during normal use - installation processes can by anything but typical. We commonly repair scratches, chips and cracks caused when large appliances were installed on or adjacent to counters during construction or remodelling.
Natural Marble is not as hard as granite and tends to stain and scratch very easily. Therefore, it is more commonly used for vanities and fireplaces than in kitchens. If the Marble has become dull over time or gather dirt, we can re-polish the surface to clean it and bring back the original shine. At CM Graniteworks, we not only perform these services, we can instruct you on the proper care you should use in maintaining your Marble.
Marble or Granite tends to crack and chip. Usually in result of an accident. This is probably the most difficult damage to repair. Attempting such a difficult repair on your own can make the problem worse. It can possibly lead to permanent damage to your Marble surface.
The severity of the crack in your Marble surface will determine the best approach for repair.
There are several types of Marble cracks, including hairline cracks, a fissure, a surface separation, and a full-thickness breaks. Hairline cracks are the least dangerous. In most cases, if left alone hairline cracks will not worsen or affect the stability of your stone. When separation cracks appear on Marble surfaces, it can affect the stability of the stone surrounding the damaged area. Failing to address the problem can make it much worse.
Repairing Marble cracks is something that usually is best left to the professionals. So why not give us a call?