Natural Stone Countertops
Granite Heroes restores the factory finish on all types of natural stone countertops. Schedule your cleaning, restoration or installation service today!

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  • Scratch Removal

    Kitchen islands, bathroom vanities, coffee tables can scratch from time to time. Our grinding, honing and polishing service will remove the scratch's and restore the counter tops factory finish.

  • Counter top Honing & Polishing

    Honing or "wet sanding" the counter tops surface is the first and most important step in restoring the intended clarity or desired sheen. Honing creates an "even base" the first step in to replicate the factory finish.

  • Crack Repair / Crack Filling

    Crack filling and repair is a great alterative to replacing the counter top. Our step by step process fills and blends the scratch's into the stone.

  • Hole Filling, Pitting

    Pitting or holes are common in travertine and marble counter tops. We use a specially designed compound to fill the holes & pitting in the stone surface.

  • Seem Repair & Leveling

    When one Counter top is higher than another, this is called lippage. We can remove lippage, fill the seam, then polish the counter top back to new condition.

  • Color Enhancement

    Color enhancement is a service perfect for counter tops experiencing UV sun damage or faded color. Typically on brown or black marble counter tops.

  • Caulking / Re-Caulking

    If the spaces in between the tiles in your bathroom and shower are dirty or unsightly, a grout repair job on the seams to make them look new again.

  • Spot, Water Mark, Etch Removal

    Most natural stones are sensitive to acid liquids. Granite Heroes spot and etch removal system is guaranteed to restore the tiles back to factory condition.

"Refinish, Restore or Install The Hero Way!"

Granite Heroes offers a remarkable and GREEN solution to cleaning your natural stone or engineered counter tops. Our process cleans, polishes and protects against harmful pathogens and keeps counter tops looking their best. Traditional tile and surface cleaning employs acidic cleaner like soap and detergents to break up the soil, but this leaves an invisible residue film on your counter tops, glass and floors. This film attracts dirt over time and discolors the polished surface finish.

Marble, Limestone & Travertine Counter tops

Marble counter tops are a very popular design trend which are commonly installed and used bathrooms, and kitchens. A marble counter top can really accentuate the look and feel of your home. However cleaning products among other things will dull the polish and remove the sealant from your marble counter tops requiring maintenance over time. Granite Heroes marble counter top polishing services usually take 1 day to complete, and come with our 100% satisfaction guarantee!

Granite Counter tops Maintenance & Restoration

Granite counter tops are the most popular design trend, most popular design trend due to its strength and durability. A granite counter top can really boost the look and feel of your kitchen or bathroom. However like marble, cleaning products and other things will dull the polish and remove the sealant from your granite counter tops.

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When is it time clean and seal your Counter tops?

Granite Heroes use innovative cleaning techniques and specially formulated cleaners to remove surface grim, grease, and years of film created by ineffective counter top cleaners or the wrong cleaning agents such as vinegar and bleach. Natural stone counter top manufactures suggest you have your counter top professionally cleaned and sealed 1 time a year to increase the longevity and life expectancy of the stone counter tops. That's why we created and offer our natural stone counter top cleaning and sealing services. What's even better is the cost effective price point, plus you will have clean fresh look giving you a new look in your home or business in Chicago.

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What is counter top Restoration?

Counter top restoration in the process of restoring a counter top back to a factory finish. This process uses wet or dry sanding techniques to achieve a natural polish. The clarity, shine, and mirror look created by a natural polish is the highest quality and best possible finish achievable. This process is required to remove water marks, etching , dull spots, and ring marks from a marble, travertine, limestone, or in rare cases granite.

How does the counter top cleaning and sealing process work?

By now your probably wondering, how do they actually clean the counter tops? Granite Heroes use innovative cleaning techniques and specially formulated cleaners to remove surface grim, grease, and years of film created by ineffective counter top cleaners or the wrong cleaning agents such as vinegar and bleach. Granite Heroes Chicago counter top cleaning and sealing services are cost effective and will provide you with the clean fresh your daily cleaning can no longer achieve. Our HEROES thoroughly prep the work space and the service usually takes about 1 half of a day.

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Countertop Species Guide

Granite:

Widely considered the King of stones granite is known for its density and resistance to scratching. Granite floors are one of the most popular types of stone flooring in hotels, shopping centers and homes. Granite is available is a wide variety of colors and patterns completing your projects decorative demands.

Limestone:

Great for a subtle design scheme targeting an earthy or natural look. Limestone is formed of sedimentary material like coral and shells, giving limestone floors a very unique look in a variety of earthen colors. Soft and hyper sensitive, limestone is elegant stone, but not ideal for every situation.

Manufactured stone:

Manufactured or Engineered stone, or agglomerate stone, is a synthetic material made from chips of natural stone combined with cement, polyester, or epoxy resins. It presents the look of natural stone flooring, and is often cheaper than real stone. Engineered stone is limited in the ability to repair or fix vs natural stone.

Marble:

Marble flooring is known for its classic veined appearance. It is a soft, easily-polished stone susceptible to scratching etching and routine maintenance. Marble has been the choice for decor for hundreds of years.

Travertine:

Soft, porous travertine has the density of marble with a textured surface. The natural cavities can be filled for a polished finish, or left empty to keep the texture of the travertine flooring. Travertine is a popular and affordable choice for flooring applications.

Countertop Finishes.

Polished Countetops:

This common finishing technique brings out the beauty of stone counter tops by reflecting their natural crystals. Progressively finer polishing heads are used to get a shiny surface. Limestone, marble, granite & travertine counter tops are commonly polished.

Honed Countertops:

Honed flooring finishes are created by stopping before the last polishing stage. This allows for a softer, flat matte appearance that shows fewer scratches, and is easy to maintain. Marble, and limestone do well with this type of finish.

Flamed Countertops:

The surface of the stone countertop is heated and then rapidly cooled, causing the stone to chip and pop and leaving behind an unrefined, rough texture. This type of finish is most often seen on granite countertops where slip-resistance is desired.

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We Provide countertop services to these Chicago Neighborhoods

  • Rogers Park
     (Loyola, Rogers Park)
  • West Ridge
     (Nortown, Peterson Park, Rosehill, West Ridge, West Rogers Park)
  • Uptown
     (Clarendon Park, Buena Park, New Chinatown, Sheridan Park, Uptown)
  • Lincoln Square
     (Bowmanville, Budlong Woods, Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, Ravenswood Gardens)
  • Edison Park
     (Edison Park)
  • Norwood Park
     (Big Oaks, Norwood Park, Old Norwood, Oriole Park, Union Ridge)
  • Jefferson Park
     (Gladstone Park, Jefferson Park)
  • Forest Glen
     (Edgebrook, Forest Glen, Middle Edgebrook, Sauganash, Wildwood)
  • South Lawndale
      (Little Village, South Lawndale, Marshall Square)
  • North Park
     (Hollywood Park, North Park, Pulaski Park)
  • Albany Park
     (Albany Park, Mayfair, North Mayfair, Ravenswood Manor)
  • O’Hare
     (O’Hare, Schorsch Forest View)
  • Edgewater
     (Andersonville, Edgewater, Edgewater Glen, Epic, Lakewood/Balmoral)
  • North Center
     (Northcenter, Roscoe Village, Saint Ben’s)
  • Lakeview
     (Lake View East, North Halsted, West Lakeview, Wrigleyville)
  • Lincoln Park
     (DePaul, Old Town Triangle, Park West, Lincoln Park, Ranch Triangle, Sheffield Neighbors, Wrightwood Neighbors)
  • Avondale
     (Avondale, Jackowo, WacÅ?awowo)
  • Logan Square
     (Logan Square, Bucktown, Palmer Square)
  • Portage Park
      (Portage Park, Six Corners)
  • Irving Park
      (Irving Park, Kilbourn Park, Old Irving Park, The Villa)
  • Dunning
      (Belmont Heights, Belmont Terrace, Dunning, Irving Woods, Schorsch Village)
  • Montclare
      (Montclare)
  • Belmont Cragin
      (Brickyard, Cragin, Hanson Park)
  • Hermosa
      (Belmont Gardens, Hermosa, Kelvyn Park)
  • Near North Side
      (Cabrini-Green, Dearborn Parkway, The Gold Coast, Goose Island, Magnificent Mile, Near North Side, Old Town, River North, River West, State Parkway, Streeterville)
  • Loop
      (The Loop, New Eastside, Printer’s Row, South Loop)
  • Near South Side
      (Dearborn Park, Near South Side, Museum Park, Central Station, Prairie Avenue Historic District)
  • Humboldt Park
      (Humboldt Park)
  • West Town
      (East Village, Noble Square, Ukrainian Village, Smith Park, West Town, Wicker Park)
  • Austin
      (Austin, Galewood, The Island)
  • West Garfield Park
      (West Garfield Park)
  • East Garfield Park
      (East Garfield Park, Fifth City)
  • Near West Side
     (Columbus Circle, Greektown, Little Italy, Medical Center, Near West Side, Tri-Taylor, Fulton River District, University Village)
  • North Lawndale
      (North Lawndale)
  • Lower West Side
      (Heart of Chicago, Lower West Side, Pilsen)

We service the following cities in Lake, Cook, Dupage & Kane County, IL.


  • Downers Grove IL, 60515
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Elmhurst
  • Elmwood Park
  • Evanston
  • East Dundee, IL
  • Elgin, IL
  • Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • Elmwood Park, IL
  • Evanston, IL
  • Fox Lake, IL
  • Fox Valley IL, 60599,
  • Glenview IL, 60025
  • Grayslake IL, 60030
  • Gurnee IL, 60031
  • Glen Ellyn IL, 60137
  • Glendale Heights IL, 60139
  • GagesLake
  • Glencoe
  • Glendale Heights
  • Glenview
  • Hanover Park
  • Hawthorn Woods IL, 60047
  • Highland Park IL, 60035
  • Hinsdale IL, 60521
  • Highwood
  • Hillside
  • Hinsdale
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Ingleside
  • La Grange Park
  • Lake Barrington IL, 60010
  • Lake Bluff IL, 60044
  • Lake Forest IL, 60045
  • Lakemoor
  • Lake Villa
  • Lake Zurich IL, 60047
  • Libertyville IL, 60048
  • Lincolnshire IL, 60069
  • Lindenhurst IL, 60046
  • Lisle IL, 60532
  • Long Grove IL, 60047
  • Lombard IL, 60148
  • Medinah IL, 60157
  • Melrose Park
  • Morton Grove
  • Mount Prospect IL, 60056
  • Mundelein IL, 60060
  • Naperville Illinois 60540
  • Naperville Illinois 60563
  • Naperville IL, 60565
  • Niles IL, 60714
  • North Barrington IL, 60010
  • Northbrook IL, 60062
  • Northfield Illinois 60093
  • Norridge
  • North Chicago
  • North lake
  • Oak Brook IL, 60523
  • Palatine IL, 60067
  • Round Lake
  • Round Lake Beach
  • Schaumburg IL, 60192
  • Schiller Park
  • South Barrington IL, 60010
  • South Elgin
  • Streamwood IL, 60107
  • Villa Park IL, 60181
  • Vernon Hills IL, 60061
  • Villa Park
  • Wayne IL, 60184
  • Waukegan
  • West Chicago IL, 60185
  • West Dundee
  • Westchester
  • Wheaton IL, 60187
  • Wauconda IL, 60084
  • Wheeling IL, 60090
  • Winfield IL, 60190
  • Wood Dale IL, 60191
  • Woodridge IL, 60517
  • Willowbrook IL, 60527
  • Wilmette
  • Winfield
  • Winnetka
  • Winthrop Harbor
  • Warrenville IL, 60555
  • Westmont IL, 60559
  • Zion