Terrazzo Restoration Repair Polish & Seal

Terrazzo Restoration & Maintenance

JK Marble Maintenance provides terrazzo restoration and repairs throughout the Los Angeles Area.
Our techs are experienced professionals knowledgeable in terrazzo restoration and can restore your terrazzo surfaces.

We know the importance of quality workmanship and strive to provide our clients with the highest customer satisfaction.
Terrazzo restoration consists of diamond honing. Polishing, sealing, and filling cracks with epoxy fill.

 

What is Terrazzo Restoration

Terrazzo is a strong and durable tile used in homes and businesses because of its beauty and long levity.
Terrazzo can be poured for use on, floors, walls, countertops, staircases, bases, etc.
It is often seen in any residential or business environment with excellent finishes.terrazzo restoration

Terrazzo has been around for years; you will see it in the post office, banks, and commercial buildings.
Indeed, terrazzo can create distinctive appearances that make interior and exterior settings beautiful and charming.

Understanding the process of terrazzo restoration and maintenance will help make sure you understand how to maintain your floors-see the process below.

COMPONENTS OF TERRAZZO

Terrazzo is a type of flooring made by mixing small chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other materials with a cementitious or resin binder.
The mixture is then poured into place and hardened, forming a durable and attractive surface.
Terrazzo flooring is known for its durability and versatility. It can be polished to a high shine and comes in a wide range of colors and patterns.

When discussing the often employed types of terrazzo, two come to mind: concrete terrazzo and epoxy terrazzo.
Epoxy became popular in the 1970s, while concrete preceded it in many buildings before the 1980s.
Epoxy is currently more popular since it requires less maintenance and can be used for flooring and countertop finishes with countless design opportunities.

Cement terrazzo will endure heavy usage in shopping malls, airports, and schools.
It is cost-efficient but should be laid out cautiously because it is prone to cracking in varying weather conditions.
Keeping up with all terrazzo surfaces is essential; therefore, daily cleaning and liquid spill cleanup are necessary.
For a long-lasting look.
When choosing a cleaner for this purpose, guarantee that it has been designed explicitly for terrazzo, as specific components may damage it.

Terrazzo Finishes

Diamond grinding and polishing is the best way to restore terrazzo floors.
This process begins with diamond grinding using a planetary walk-behind grinder.

Coarse-grit diamond tooling is used to grind the terrazzo surface first, removing scratches and scuff marks.
After that, medium-grit, followed by fine-grit diamond tooling and resin polishing pads, are used to achieve a visually appealing, high-gloss finish.
 This method effectively restores the terrazzo floor’s original beauty.
While providing long-lasting protection against wear and tear.

Crystallization, also known as vitrification, is another technique for restoring terrazzo floors.

This method involves using an acid solution, steel wool pads, and grinding/polishing equipment.
The acid solution helps to dissolve dirt and debris from the surface of the terrazzo floor, while the steel wool pads help to remove any remaining residue.

Finally, grinding/polishing equipment can be used to bring back the shine of the flooring material.
Although this method may take more time than diamond grinding and polishing, it can still provide excellent results.

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