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Does high speed burnishing of marble flooring cause any damage?

I am assuming that you are talking about burnishing a floor in speeds of 1500 rpm and higher. This is a typical maintenance procedure for certain types of floor finishes and is also used on stone flooring. I have not seen any articles or research on... Read More

We have an old terrazzo floor that has been covered for years with wall-to-wall carpet. We want to remove the carpet, but it is held down by tack strips which have been nailed into the terrazzo. When I tried pulling up one strip, large chunks of the

The tack strips can be removed by cutting the nails flush with the terrazzo. A hack saw blade can be wedged under the wooden strip and the nail can be cut. A faster method would be to use a diamond saw blade mounted on a rightangle grinder. The shaft... Read More