Restored encaustic tiled floor at STW Architects Merrion Square
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Restoration of an 18th Century encaustic tiled floor

We recently restored a beautiful, 18th Century encaustic tiled floor on Merrion Square, Dublin. The majestic square is lined with elegant and ornate Georgian town houses, with of course Leinster House on one side. The birth of Merrion Square The…
marble floor choose the right solution
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Choosing a marble or natural stone floor

Natural stone is a classic and popular choice for flooring solutions. Its timeless, natural beauty adds elegance and durability to any home. If you have decided to opt for a marble or natural stone floor, it can be quite daunting trying…
How long will my newly polished floors last P Mac
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How long will my newly polished marble floors last?

Marble, limestone, crema marfil, travertine, slate, quarry tiles, etc. will need to be stripped, polished and sealed at regular intervals, or they will lose the deep lustre that makes them such a beautiful flooring solution. Our clients…
Limestone floor repaired and polished
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Rescuing a limestone floor

We recently completed a restoration on a beautiful limestone floor in a home in Ballsbridge. As it was damaged, the client had considered ripping it up and replacing it with some other flooring solution. Fortunately, their builder - who knew…
P Mac Dublin travertine cleaning
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Travertine floor cleaning

Caring for your travertine floors Travertine has been a favoured building material since the dawn of civilisation and was chosen by the Romans to build the Coliseum. Modern quarrying practices have made the production of travertine easier and…
Portland stone floor restored original condition P Mac Dublin
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Restoration of a 19th century Portland stone floor

P Mac restored a Portland stone floor in a Georgian house on Herbert Street this week. The new owners of the period home lifted the carpet and were curious to know what lay beneath. P Mac, as a Heritage Contractor specialising in stone cleaning…
natural stone floor care P Mac Dublin

How to clean your natural stone tiles

Our top seven tips for keeping your natural stone tiles looking like new! For effective cleaning and maintenance of any natural stone, it is important to note the nature and composition of your stone. It is also important to find out whether…
limestone floor cleaned sealed P Mac Dublin

P Mac repairs and restores a limestone floor

P Mac received a call from a gentleman who was told: "...if anyone can help you, P Mac can." He had a very badly damaged limestone floor in an apartment in Carrickmines, with very large holes and major cracks, especially around the doors. As…
slate floor maintenance P Mac Dublin

Tips for slate floor maintenance

Caring for a slate floor is not a complicated matter. Diligent and regular maintenance will ensure your floor looks as good as new and last for years and years. Your slate floor needs to be cleaned and protected on a regular basis - here are…