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How to care for travertine floors

Travertine is one of the most common flooring materials in many parts of the United States. We get calls every day from customers that have problems with scratches, etches, holes,and other issues. Our specialty is restoring your stone to its original “like new” condition. But what happens when we leave is just as important. If you… Read more »

Marble floor polishing and care tips

When caring for your Marble Floor it is important to remember a few simple rules. Water is the enemy of marble, especially polished marble.  Water carries dust and other particulates into the stone and dries. This causes the dark soiling to accumulate in the small holes and grout. When this happens, professional cleaning is needed… Read more »

Care for your marble and stone floors

When caring for your Marble Floor it is important to remember a few simple rules. Water is the enemy of marble, especially polished marble.  Water carries dust and other particulates into the stone and dries. This causes the dark soiling to accumulate in the small holes and grout. When this happens, professional cleaning is needed… Read more »

Orange County Granite Repair

This crack is caused by a rusting steel rod set into the underside of the granite counter. While a common occurrence, this phenomenon is attributed to moisture, movement in the sub-top, leaning against it, Poor material selection, poor workmanship, improper installation, the list goes on. What is actually happening here is a little surprising. The… Read more »

Natural Stone Cleaning Project

This project consisted of cleaning three different surfaces including honed travertine floors, tile and grout, and exterior tumbled travertine flooring. The honed travertine floor was extremely soiled and lightly coated with a gloss acrylic coating. Heavy streaking and other evidence was evident, but the homeowner insisted that they had been there since the installers sealed… Read more »

Great Tips on Travertine Shower Care

When caring for your travertine shower it is important to remember a few simple rules. Water is the enemy of travertine, especially polished travertine. Water carries soap and other particulates into the stone and dries leaving them behind to become soap scum. The resulting moisture left behind by water can allow mold and mildew to grow on the surface… Read more »

How to use the Sureshine Fast Quote Tool

With the Sureshine Fast Quoting Tool, you can have a quote for services for any flooring, hard surface, in less than 4 minutes. Like all great service companies, Sureshine does have a small minimum charge for small projects. If you think that your price for your smaller project is out of line, please give us… Read more »

Stripping and Resealing Paver Tiles

We specialize in making your natural stone floors look like new again. Travertine refinishing and polishing, marble refinishing and polishing, and the deep cleaning of travertine and limestone. Nowhere else is there so much knowledge of natural stone. Our owner has written a book on the subject, teaches seminars and classes, and participates in online… Read more »

Choosing Your Stone Care Provider

Your home is your canvas. You have created a living space that makes you feel comfortable and safe. The use of color has given you the freedom to express yourself. Your furniture is tasteful, plush, or ornate. Your home is a reflection of you. But one aspect seems to be waning. One small part of… Read more »

Travertine Shower Cleaning and Sealing

When it comes to cleaning any natural stone surface, Sureshine is second to none.  This shower was cleaned and sealed in four hours.  At the same time, we deep cleaned four other small travertine floors, another shower, and detail cleaned and sealed the customer’s kitchen granite. Projects like this don’t have to take all day. You don’t… Read more »