This site is a great support information platform for all DIY users in the restoration of ancient and modern natural stones.
To do a good job of recovery and restoration of natural stone is enough FOLLOW THE PROCEDURE here under illustrated and will be guaranteed a result of master level for small interventions.
STEP 1 – Identification and classification of stone to be restored
Each stone should be treated in relation to its nature and to its chemical-physical state. The first thing to do is therefore to recognize the stone. Do not be discouraged, must not be geologists classify a natural stone. Anyone we can try through the use of one or more databases for good photographs of natural stone with attached data sheets. Through an intuitive use of cross-referencing keys you can get to visually locate your stone and download the technical data sheet.
STEP 2 – General diagnosis of the problems concerning the situation of the aesthetic and structural stone
May be present at the same time one or more of nature different problems to solve. Depending on the complexity of the situation is drawn up a more or less articulated plan of action. For this purpose should be made the diagnosis and classification of all the problems that you can have the perception.
STEP 3 – Cleaning
The problems of the removal of dirt from the stone face each performing a preliminary diagnosis of dirt phenomena that occur. Records are kept of all the causes of dirt we proceed to the planning of the cleaning operations taking into account, among other things, of their temporal sequence.
STEP 4 – Repair and restoration
The repair and restoration concerning the structural problems of the stone and are usually carried out after cleaning.
STEP 5 – Restoration of surface finish
After cleaning and repair interventions to restore the original surface finish must be programmed.
STEP 6 – Surface protection
Once the restoration cycle is from one last stage to evaluate the protective surface treatment of the stone. This step is optional but strongly recommended if the stone remains in the same environment that has dterminato degradation.
INFORMATION – All the necessary information is made freely available on this site; but in case of need there is our support always available.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT – Most problems can be solved with substances and materials fairly common finding.
PRODUCTS – Certain chemicals are mainly used at the professional level and can only be purchased in large quantities. In the case of interventions of limited size, BMC has made small kit and packaging of chemicals in single-dose tubes that allow you to solve the problem quickly and cheaply.