Friday, September 12, 2014

Commercial Stone Restoration: What You Should Know Part 1

Is there a need for commercial stone restoration? Of course there is.  Part one of our series focuses on the need in a high traffic area such as a hotel lobby.
Commercial Stone Cleaning and Restoration | (310) 545-8750
Commercial Stone Cleaning and Restoration | (310) 545-8750

Who Can Benefit from Commercial Stone Restoration in L.A.?

The greater Los Angeles is home to a lot of high-priced real estate.  Multi-million dollar homes are one thing, however, there are a lot of high-end salons, restaurants, and hotels that all have stone.  Look at a hotel lobby for example.  That's where commercial stone restoration comes into play.
Some hotels see literally millions of guests come and go through their doors every years.  Every single one of them leaves behind some amount of damage even on something as hard as a stone floor.  A guy dragging his roller suitcase behind him, a woman with high heels walking by, and the floor gets a mark each time.  Someone spilling their orange juice from the grab and go breakfast bar.  All of these damages individually are nothing.  However, when you add them all up, that's when it is a good idea to get a hold of a commercial stone restoration service in Los Angeles.  But which one should  your business choose?

Finding an Expert in Stone Care

First off, look at stone care services.  Make sure that they have some experience with the type of stone that you have.  Something calcium based such as marble, limestone, or travertine will need much different care than a composite such as terrazzo or granite.  Read up on the company in question, call them and ask them a bunch of questions, and check out their online reviews.  As to why you should go for professional commercial stone restoration, online reviews are definitely a driving factor, but not for the stone service, for your business.
Using the hotel we mentioned above, you probably know that if you own or manage a hotel, hotels in the L.A. are very competitive.  If your guests go back home and leave a few bad reviews it can literally cost your business millions in lost revenue and hiring a professional marketing firm to do damage control.  So one reason is economics. Commercial stone care is far cheaper than having to deal with the impact of negative press and PR, as well as the tarnished image your hotel will now have.
If you have a commercial business, why would you even consider trying to do it yourself?  You want to hire someone who is an expert not just in stone, but in commercial stone restoration in Los Angeles.
This concludes part two of our series.  Be sure to read part one as well part three for more information on commercial stone restoring services, or read another of our articles here.
Morris Cleaning & Restoration
1007 N.Sepulveda Blvd. #1204
Manhattan Beach, CA 90267
(310) 545-8750