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RE: [sccpartners] Exterior Limestone rmoore@americanstonecare.com (28 Jan 2010 07:31 EST)

RE: [sccpartners] Exterior Limestone rmoore@americanstonecare.com 28 Jan 2010 07:31 EST

> Ron
>
> Count me in
>

Dr. Fred,

My client has asked if they should apply hardener to their exterior
limestone and then seal?

Ron
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 9:35 PM, <rmoore@americanstonecare.com> wrote:
>
>> > Ron,
>> >
>> > If its Indiana limestone it wont be a problem. This type of limestone
>> has
>> > a
>> > tendency to oxidize on the surface when newly installed and after a
>> period
>> > of time it will disappear. The ole timers call this quarry sap but it
>> is
>> > only surface oxidation that will disappear in time. This happens to
>> all
>> > Indiana limestone. If this is what is happening. Take a look at the
>> > Indiana
>> > limestone manual and you will see this mentioned. Now if its not
>> Indiana
>> > limestone it can be a different problem.  Do you have pics?
>> >
>> > I beleive the document is free at their site
>> http://iliai.com/index.php
>> >
>> >
>> > I'll forward the pics in the am....working on three things now. I'm
>> sure
>> he will be pleased to hear this news. Thanks for the doc and I'll look
>> forward to talking with you tomorrow.
>>
>> There is a special project I have been working on for the last two
>> years.
>> It is the restoration of the "tomb of the unknown soldier", it looks
>> like
>> I am getting close. My pitch to the powers that be is that we will
>> accept
>> money for tuition/materials etc. and hand pick a few service disabled
>> vets
>> and teach them the stone restoration craft. We will have veterans
>> working
>> on the restoration of the tomb. I was hoping that I could count on you
>> WHEN I land this project.  Feel free to share your thoughts on this.
>> Thanks again.
>>
>> Ron
>> >
>> > On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 9:06 PM, <rmoore@americanstonecare.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> > RonRon
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >> >
>> >> > as you are aware there are hundreds of types of limestone, so I
>> would
>> >> need
>> >> > to know what type it is first.  Secondly I would need to know how
>> it
>> >> is
>> >> > installed which will affect its performance, etc.
>> >> > but to answer your questions as far as finish, I am not aware of
>> any
>> >> > standards for a prefered finish on any stone.
>> >> > I would suggest if your client is unhappy that he have an
>> independent
>> >> > stone
>> >> > consultant come in and do an evaluation.
>> >> > Sorry all,
>> >>
>> >> That was vague.  Dr. Fred, Salem Limestone/Indiana limestone is how
>> it
>> >> appears to me. The stone are large, roughly 24"x36" and set in mortar
>> >> bed,
>> >> in some areas between 3-5 inches.....not sealed.....oxidizing
>> >> already....going down a bad road. What do you suggest?  I have had a
>> >> brief
>> >> conversation with John about this. Thanks
>> >>
>> >> Ron
>> >> > On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 7:51 PM, <rmoore@americanstonecare.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> Friends,
>> >> >>
>> >> >> I have a very important client who recently had several thousand
>> >> square
>> >> >> feet of stone installed around his home.  My/His question:  "is
>> there
>> >> a
>> >> >> STANDARD for or a prefered finish for limestone that has been
>> >> installed
>> >> >> around a swimming pool?"  What grit should the stone be honed too.
>> >> The
>> >> >> installers had a few problems and did some grinding.....I don't
>> know
>> >> >> what
>> >> >> was used or what qualifications they have for doing the grinding,
>> but
>> >> my
>> >> >> client is not happy. Any information that can be forwarded would
>> be
>> >> >> appreciated.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Happy New year to you all. American Stone Care, Inc. wishes you
>> all a
>> >> >> healthy and profitable 2010!
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Ron Moore
>> >> >> American Stone Care, Inc.
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