Re: [sccpartners] Basalt 31 Oct 2011 09:26 EDT

I have been involved with refinishing stone for over ten years and thought recently that I could satisfy a similar situation to yours but could not.
Enhancer products and basalt do not mix in my view. Get all the advise you can from Fred and John. I'm also interested in what they say. Good luck.

Armand Mondor
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Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 07:56:22
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Subject: [sccpartners] Basalt


I have been working on a project for the last couple months. Client had
basalt shipped unfinished and installed  in his new home. They have 3,500
sqft. on main floor. We were hired to finish on site. At first they wanted
stone brought to 200 finish and color enhansed. After our initial cut they
fell in love with the lighter gray color and asked us to change the finish
to exclude the color enhanser. Now that we have brought the whole floor up
to 200 and sealed (and cabinets/appliances etc. have been set) they are
not quite loving the color they have. Their question and mine, Is there a
color enhanser that will not darken the stone to black, like the example I
did with the StoneTech enhanser? Each pass with the diamonds darkens the
stone a degree. I'm open to suggestions. Should I reccomend one more pass
up to 400 to change the shade a little? Is there anything out there that
will slightly alter the shade of the stone? I look forward to your input.
Thanks in advance.

46 delippage disk
70 grit metal
100 grit hybrid
200 grit resin

Ron Moore, President
American Stone Care, Inc.
16458 Lone Oak Place
Hamilton, VA. 20158
540-338-5559 o
301-602-2307 c

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