The Most Common Floor Polishing Methodby Denis Smith Online Business
There are many kinds of flooring already in the market ad floor polishing technique is worked in such a way to not harm the floor material and shines as new. This is basically achieved with the help of some chemicals and cleaning agents. Every floor is different and the kind of technique used to flooring may vary. The most common floor polishing method is acid cleaning and rubbing, this is mostly used on ceramic and vitrified tile flooring. This kind of polishing can be done to all flooring except vinyl flooring. To understand more, Sanding with diamond abrasives discs is the most common and useful polishing technique and in addition the only option for renovation. This technique involves grinding the floor with commercial grade diamond abrasive discs. Consecutively finer discs are used to create a mirror like shine.
Polishing powders also give very successful results and this technique is that, the polishing powder is applied with a buffing machine to create a mirror like shine. This is a excellent regular maintenance option. Coatings like wax and urethane are problem than a solution if used as quick fixes as the coatings stop the stone from breathing .The chemicals used for stripping the coatings off can smash up the floor. In the long run the flooring may only aggravate problems if chemicals are used to shine the floor.
How can you remove lippage?
Lippage of tile and stone installations is more and more becoming a highly debatable subject in the business. Many times, our expectation does not match with the physical attributes of the tile or stone. At first a grinder is used and later in case needed use lippage removal disks.
First and foremost need to understand from where the stain has come to your costly floor. Some stains can be reoccurring like from a pipe or a water channel leakage. Identify the source and later use the right kind of chemical to rub off the stain. Give some time and observe the polishing remains the same or reduced, if reduced then make use of rubbing materials with powdered cleaning agents to give a smooth touch. Check the product before attempting to use abrasives. Sometimes stains can penetrate so deep that grinding may not bring any good result. Check high quality line of poultice stain remover if high results are needed. If any lippage is noticed then do not attempt to polish the floor with Resin Discs.
Polishing Granite and Marble
The constitution of the stones differs and same kind of acid and cleaning powder and abrasive cannot be used on this. Mostly the marbles and granite deteriorate with time because of the tiny pores on the stone and eventually getting larger and result in corrosion, and in the case of marble fading happens. To polish such surface a diamond pad is used in the beginning and later a cheap polishing pad with no diamond or powder is used to finish the surface. To get glazing, plastic flow technique is used on the surface.
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