With over decades
of experience Marble Restoration Services has proven to be a proud
leader in the area, successfully completing hundreds of projects
throughout Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. Our skilled staff
work on both new and remodeling projects and display the finest
quality workmanship. We do stone installation for commercial sector
like condominiums, offices, retail stores, restaurants, showrooms
and other business locations. Marble Restoration
Services is getting contracted for specialty work in
include residential jobs involving natural and man-made stone tile
for kitchens, baths, foyers, sunrooms, and patios. In addition we
have completed numerous projects for high profile clients in the
Rockcliffe Park area.
installs granite, marble, ceramic, porcelain and terra-cotta tiles.
We work with decorative products like mosaic, listellos, glass and
murals. For moisture sensitive areas we install Schluter-Ditra polyethylene
come in many varieties. This information is intended to expose you
to choice of tiles available for possible consideration and keep
you from selecting tile that is not appropriate for your particular
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of clay, pressed in a die and fired in kiln. The glaze, a
mixture of ground glass and metal oxides, adds color and a
use - floors, walls, countertops. One of the most practical
material nowadays. Practical choice
clay is a variation of ceramic tile. It is fired at higher
temperature and produces a finer, harder tile
traffic areas. Can be used in constantly wet and exterior
freezing conditions. Sealing is not required
variety of limestone consisting of calcite. Durable material
in a dry atmosphere and low-medium traffic
for statuary and building purposes. High end aesthetic option
for flooring, walls, tabletops, vanity tops etc.
not a marble. It is serpentine, which has magnesium silicate,
not calcium silicate (like marble).It
is not acid sensitive and scratch resistant
choice for floors, walls, kitchen counters and backsplashes
also as Nero Marquina, this is a very soft limestone often
mistaken as a marble.
recommended for interior flooring but good as a decor material
with little use and no abuse. Easy get stained and scratched
mineral comprised of calcium carbonate. Has a smooth granular
surface. Varies in hardness
for flooring, wall cladding, exterior facades, general construction
indoors and outdoors. Must be sealed
of limestone, porous with many visible holes, often filled
for flooring, wall cladding, vanity tops, fireplace surrounds
and furniture. Must be sealed
of marble are mixed together with resins to form a block slab,
which is then cut and finished
choice for floors, walls and general installation. Has similar
features with marble but less expensive
dense, hard and brittle mineral. Resistant to most chemicals
except oil. Composed of quartz and feldspar
in high stress situations. Stands well against heavy foot
traffic, making it preferable for commercial lobbies, pavements
but soft and easily scratched material with low porosity.
indoors. Surface is uneven and cleft planes can spall due
to cleaving of the stone along layers. Must be sealed to prevent
staining and soiling
extruded through a die, cut to size and fired in kiln. Usually
deep red in color and left unglazed.
still beautiful solution, ideal for flooring, can be used
outdoors, even in freeze-thaw areas. Practical choice
of unrefined natural clay fired at very low temperatures.
Because they require little equipment or energy to produce,
most is produced in Mexico
expensive and rustic hand-made charm. Low density and high
water absorption dictate frequent sealing
from different types of clay with color pigments added so
the color goes all the way through the tile
for almost any surface because they are hard, resist moisture
and some are iridescent. Impervious to moisture. May be smooth
or rough. May be hand painted
and outdoors for decor purposes: on floors, walls, swimming
pools, fountains etc.
crafted individually made of any material above
for artistic and decoration purposes which is determined by
type of material and glazing techniques
look forward to working on your next tile project!
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