One of the things we – and everyone we know – loves about natural stone, is that it just gets better with age, and pretty much lasts forever. But even this most enduring, durable and time-resistant of products can reach a stage when it needs a little care. And, if you can restore rather than replace existing stone that’s taken a bit of a battering, you get the best of all worlds – that desirable, time-worn look, without tearing anything up.
We work closely with professionals who can ensure the longevity of your stone. From stone restoration to on-going maintenance, discover our partners below:
Natural stone is an investment and Athena Stonecare specialise in ensuring that the beauty of stone endures.
Whether a client has 20 year old limestone floor that is looking tired, or a brand new marble worktop that needs some maintenance, the team are experienced in all levels of stone restoration. Focussing mainly on internal stone, Athena Stonecare use specialist equipment and diamond abrasives to resurface all types of stone and bring out its natural beauty.
They specialise in: marble, limestone, travertine, granite, sandstone, slate, terracotta, Victorian tiles, ceramic and porcelain.
They can restore your: floors, walls, worktops, patios, fireplaces, swimming pools, statues and more.
Services include: diamond resurfacing and polishing, deep cleaning, stripping old sealants, protecting and sealing and specialist outdoor stone cleaning.
Athena Stonecare are passionate about educating everyone about caring for natural stone throughout a property. For a copy of their Athena Aftercare guide please contact the team directly. This electronic guide contains all of their top tips and advice on looking after your stone without a professional.
Maintaining and cleaning natural stone is a highly-skilled process and Silex UK can help bring your stone back to its best – whether that is pristine and polished, or subtly weathered and time-worn.
We have worked with Silex UK for many years. Expert craftspeople use specialised equipment such as diamond grinding to deliver specialist cleaning, grinding, polishing and resealing of natural stone and some man-made products.
The service comprises:
- detailed site survey
- tailored quotation, including images to illustrate the work that will be carried out
- restoration work completed
- a bespoke maintenance and after-care programme taking into account the specific location and use of the stone. Programme will include recommendations for sealants, cleaners and polishes
- free follow-up survey every 2-3 years to advise on further maintenance needs
Surfaces including floors, showers, wetrooms, kitchen worktops, patios, swimming pools and staircases.
Any contract you enter into with a stone restorer is between you and the restorer only and shall confer no liability on Sarsen Stone Group Ltd (trading as Artisans of Devizes, “Artisans”). As such, Artisans is not responsible for any aspect of a restorer’s service and, if you are not satisfied with the service provided by a restorer, you will need to raise your complaint direct with the restorer. We will, of course, welcome any feedback you may have about any restorer who is recommended to you by Artisans of Devizes.