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I have a (green) marble bathroom floor (approximately 9 feet x 4 feet
quite small). It is time to get it cleaned and polished. I called the
company I used last (Marble West in San Francisco) in 1992. I paid
at the time and figured that, after 7 years, the price tag would be a
little higher. They now want to charge me $875.00 (standard, flat
the day...). I didn't pay that much to have the floor laid! I was
they were the only place that cleaned marble for residences; all
existing companies serviced only businesses. The thought of being
the short hairs and/or paying such a huge sum is EXTREMELY
I want to see if, in fact, there aren't other resources available. I
appreciate any leads to professional/reputable outfits or individuals
can do the above. Perhaps tile/flooring stores that provide such
Try Baker Marble and Granite (Hollis St., Emeryville, 800-491-7005).
installed our granite and gave us good advice on cleaning it. Good
$875 to clean a 9x4 marble floor? Maybe I'm missing something
essential here, but for years have been cleaning a green slate floor
bucket of plain old Pinesol and water, followed (when thoroughly dry)
mopping on a coat of Stone Glamour, a slate dressing sold by Import
West Berkeley. I don't fuss at all and the results are spectacular.
folks at Import Tile know everything about this kind of thing, so
I also have a small bathroom floor and a center island in the kitchen
would love to have cleaned and polished. We live in Kensington -
flat rate you were quoted, or something close, could cover both jobs
same day. - It's always worth a try.
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