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Terracotta Floor Restoration in Lake Forest, IL 60045Once a year there is a project which always stands out or becomes memorable. This terracotta floor restoration project was absolutely “that job” in the 2017 season. Terracotta is brick which is used for flooring and all types of décor choices. ...
Vintage Marble Table Polishing in Lake Forest, IL 60045Marble has been a choice for design, decor, and artwork for centuries. This project documents the honing and polishing of a vintage marble table.  This table was handcrafted in China over 100 years ago. The project date was 11-15-17. Our clie...
Marble Steam Shower Restoration in Lincoln Park, ILSome projects are routine maintenance and other projects are restoration. Then there are projects that are more like life support. This project required all the tricks in the book. This steam shower was located on the bottom level of the duplex d...
Terrazzo Shower Pan Restoration in Chicago, IL 60607This terrazzo restoration project was straight forward. Terrazzo shower pans are very common in the Chicago land area. Often, they are found downtown in the high rises or condominium buildings and this project was no different.  The biggest prob...
Granite Coffee Table Repair in Northbrook, IL 60062Repairing marble and granite furniture can be tricky and very strategic. This granite repair project was straight forward. This circular granite coffee table top cracked down the center of the table with a pretty clean break. The first thing we d...
Travertine Shower Cleaning in Oak Park, IL 60301This project demonstrates a day in the life of a Hero documents the yearly cleaning & maintenance of travertine and marble for one of our favorite clients.  The first item on our punch list was the travertine shower located in the master bathroom. T...
Granite Countertop Chip Repair in Humboldt Park, IL 60622One of our most requested services is our chip, crack and seem repair service. Chips are probably the most common type of damage found in and around countertops. Depending on the stone species and location of the chip or crack, Granite Hero...
Counter top Restoration Service in Lincoln Park, IL 60610This job was marble counter top restoration project located in Lincoln Park, Illinois. Our client had a marble  with 5 cracks and many etch marks on the counter top.  The project time line on this marble repair job required 2 days, from sta...

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