How to Restore Marble

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Restoring marble is a cheap and effective way to make old marble look new again. Remodeling a counter top or floor can cost hundreds of dollars, but restoring it gives your surface the same glossy finish as when you first purchased it.

Things You'll Need

  • professional help
  • a marble surface
  • You will want to flatten the floor/surface. With this step, you will want to grind and level the floor/surface. Flattening removes any rough patches on your surface. Any stains and scratches can also be removed with flattening.

  • Next you will want to begin honing. This will not only provide smoothness, but it is what gives your marble that glossy appearance. This brings more shine to the marble.

  • Polishing the marble surface will take place next. This will aide in the glossy appearance and provide extra shine.

  • The last step is crystalizing your surface. It is one method of marble surface finishing. This step helps keep the brightness and color of your marble.

Tips & Warnings

  • take all the furniture out of the room before beginning the process of restoring
  • make sure you protect any walls or surfaces that is not the marble floor/surface
  • Seek professional help if you are not experienced in this field.

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