Restore terrazzo, don’t replace it…
Although the history of terrazzo can be traced back to the ancient mosaics of Egypt, its predecessors come from Italy. Terrazzo was first introduced in the United States in the late 1890s, but did not achieve popularity until the 1920s.
Terrazzo is a composite material, poured in place or precast, which is used for floor and wall treatments. It consists of chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other suitable material, poured with a cementitious binder, polymeric, or a combination of both. Metal strips divide sections, or changes in color or material in a pattern. Additional chips may be sprinkled atop the mix before it sets. After it is cured it is ground and polished smooth or otherwise finished to produce a uniformly textured surface.
- Restoring cost less than removal
- We can repair or replace very large areas
- Repairs are seamless
- Damaged terrazzo can be reinforced
- Polished terrazzo is low maintenance
- Restoration is environmentally-friendly
- Terrazzo is higher quality than most new flooring options
Terrazzo can last for centuries
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Earlier this year we worked on a three-week-long restoration project at Tourtellotte Memorial High School. Located in Thompson, CT, this historic building has lots of terrazzo that was in serious need of some TLC. The High School was built with the gracious donation...
PROBLEM The owners of this NJ business called to have their terrazzo floor restored. There was a hole in the floor where repair work had been done, and the floor looked dull and dirty. We were more than happy to help out. SOLUTION We know and love terrazzo. It's a...
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