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Our Marble Sealing Services

The final stage of all marble cleaning, polishing or restoration service is the application of a sealant. Marble is usually sealed with an impregnating sealant.

Impregnating sealants penetrate the capillaries of the stone and protect from within. They can leave your marble with a natural, or colour-enhanced appearance, but always with the stone surface exposed. Because marble is porous, this sealant is essential to stop any spillages onto the stone penetrating within and damaging the internal structure and causing a deep-set stain.

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How long will the sealant or impregnator last?

Contrary to popular belief, impregnating sealants themselves don’t degrade over time. The pores and capillaries that were originally sealed will remain so, however abrasion caused by foot-traffic will create and expose new pores and capillaries which will require additional sealant. Usually, the more people or pets in the property the more frequently the protection will need to be reapplied.

It is important to note that marble sealing will not prevent etching to the surface of the stone caused by contact with acidic liquids. You should always ensure that you keep your marble surface free from exposure to acidic cleaning products and foods.

For more information on how to look after your floor, click on the link below to request a copy of our Athena Aftercare guide.

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Maintenance

We follow up with all of our clients around 1 year to 18 months after our initial visit, based on our professional opinion of when further work is likely to be necessary. We can also provide a price for maintenance immediately on request. However, we would still recommend re-visiting before commencing work to re-familiarise ourselves with your stone

Keeping your natural stone looking stunning is something that we are passionate about. If you have had your stone treated or restored by the Athena Stonecare team then you will have been left with a guide explaining how to care for it. To purchase any of the products mentioned in the guide click here.

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What our clients say

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I wanted to leave a review for Danielle. She went above and beyond to help find alternative solutions so I could get my worktops/ tiles restored in the timeframe I need to, even following up afterwards to see how things panned out. Excellent communication!

Ali
Buckinghamshire
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The only company I trust to restore flooring in my role at Humphrey Munson. Athena Stonecare are an amazing company with a true understanding of excellent customer service and endlessly helpful.

Humphrey Munson
Chelsea
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Athena Stonecare is a great firm and I recommend it highly. Dave, Becca and the team could not have been more friendly and helpful, and they left our stone floor looking as good as new. I also thought their quote was very reasonable, given the amount of work involved.

Caroline
London
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So lovely to see the spring sunshine this morning, it really makes such a difference. Athena Stonecare have made this view much better this week, our marble had been heavily stained from cleaning products. It’s great to see it back to its former glory

Jessica
Befordshire
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Athena Stonecare did an excellent job on both my front steps and entrance hall floor, so much so that my neighbours asked for their details. I would be delighted to use them again and would unhesitatingly recommend them.

Vaughan
Surrey
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On behalf of the Abbey I would like to thank you both for your team’s work with our precious flooring. We all appreciate the miraculous improvement you achieved, and also the consideration and generosity of time, thought and advice given during the main working weeks and also helpful advice on aftercare.

Judy
Pershore Abbey

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