Unsightly Stain on Marble Floor

The accompanying picture shows a common stain on a marble floor. In such a situation there is a simple and inexpensive solution that works almost all the time. It is called a poultice. Derived from the Latin word “porridge” a poultice is a liquid chemical mixed with a white absorbent material to form a paste. To address the problem the poultice should be spread with a spatula over the stained area to a thickness of 1/4" to 1/2". Next, cover it with plastic and leave it to dwell for 24 to Read Full Post +

Proper Marble & Granite Treatment

Renue Systems has many years of experience in the care of marble and other natural stone. We primarily utilize two common methodologies for restoring these surfaces. One technique known as crystallization involves burnishing acrylics with a steel wool pad. The other is diamond honing – our preferred methodology – which is a more labor intensive grinding procedure. We like to perform this in combination with periodic polishing to return the stone back to a st Read Full Post +

Cleaning Carpet Squares vs. Carpets

There is an important tradeoff in cleaning carpet squares rather than carpets. On the one hand, a carpet tile is easier to clean than a tufted surface because the former has an impermeable backing. This feature helps prevent a spilled liquid from seeping through the entire depth of the tile. On the other hand, a spill on a carpet tile spreads out more easily horizontally, so there is a greater surface area to address. Read Full Post +

Flood – Where’s the Water?

We were called on short notice after a tremendous rain storm to help save an upcoming hotel wedding in an outdoor tent. We were pleased with the outcome of the water restoration - and importantly so was our customer! See for yourself BEFORE RENUE and AFTER RENUE Read Full Post +

New Renue Service: Chutes Cleaning

Renue Systems is pleased to announce a new deep cleaning service to help you further maintain your property: trash and laundry chute cleaning. In this process by degreasing and disinfecting the interior of the chute we eliminate foul smells, contaminants and wet and dry garbage. We also clean the garbage room floor, bin and/or garbage compactor, ensuring that all grime and stains are properly removed. Lastly, a deodorizing agent is released down the chute to ensure lasting odor removal. Pleas Read Full Post +

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