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11th July 2022

Quality Natural Stone Floor Restoration For North Shields’ Salthouse

Salthouse floor clean

Here at Paul Dyson, we specialise in the thorough restoration of natural stone flooring. We are passionate about helping businesses reinstate the wow factor at their commercial premises and restore their natural stone floors to their former glory. 

A fantastic example of this is the work that we have recently completed for the renowned Ibicencan tapas joint, Salthouse, located in North Shields on the beautiful North East coastline. 

A good scrub up 

When owners Mark and Shelley Deakin first secured their premises for Salthouse, the flooring of the building was in pretty dire condition. It was clear that underneath the solid layer of polish and grease, however, there existed a beautiful, natural stone floor, just waiting to be restored to its former glory. 

The flooring was in bad condition. Being specialists in the restoration of natural stone flooring, however, we were entirely confident that we could produce some fantastic results. As such, the premises at Salthouse called for a thorough restoration clean. 

Our solution to restoration

Here at Paul Dyson, our wealth of experience, specialist training and extensive insight means that we know exactly how to care for your natural stone floors. 

This includes being confident as to which products are most appropriate to achieve the best results depending upon the geological classification of your stone flooring, which we can identify in order to plan the best method of care. 

We began by carefully scraping off the top coating of the flooring that remained in the wake of the previous ownership. Once this was complete, we worked with a ph-neutral cleaning solution. This high-performance surfactant is mixed with enzymes in order to break down stubborn soil, grease and polish residue. 

This solution is applied to the flooring and allowed to sit upon the stone for a time, before being worked with a counter-rotating brush, which we use to release the bond of the dirt and grease upon the floor. We were thrilled with the results of this restoration clean, which served to bring out the real beauty of the natural stone that lay beneath the build-up of dirt and polish. 

Additionally, we also thoroughly steam cleaned the toilets at the Salthouse premises. Apologies once again to the neighbours for triggering the fire alarms with our steam! Whoops!

As always, we did all we could to prevent disruption to the business. We carried out the restoration and cleaning work on a Monday when SaltHouse was closed to the public. We completed the work within the day, leaving the premises spick and span and ready for business. 

Post-floor care

Salthouse came back to us after our successful job to complete another deep clean and asked if it was possible to get a higher gloss level. This would add a greater expression of light and cleanliness to the restaurant to entice more customers. 

As the high gloss they were looking for required greater maintenance, we recommended a regular maintenance schedule that would fit around their business hours. This would include a deep clean and will maintain the gloss they desired.

Finally, we also provided them with our 10 litres own Neutral Floor Cleaner to be used in maintenance for the floors; this included the safety floor and wooden floor seating areas.

For all those local to North Shields, Salthouse comes highly recommended and was awarded the TripAdviser 2021 ‘Travellers Choice’ award. We like to think that this is, in small part, due to the wow factor of the restaurant’s interior, and in particular, the gorgeous stone flooring that we helped to lovingly restore!

Are you a business owner looking to restore the natural stone floors of your commercial premises to their former glory? Get in touch with Paul Dyson today to find out how we can help. 

Customer Reviews

“Great friendly service and excellent communication throughout. Would use this service again and recommend to friends and family.”

Jayne Jackson

“I had 2 sofa frames and 2 rugs cleaned by Paul Dyson. I could not fault the service and the results. Very courteous, professional and friendly. I also had a couple of stains on another carpet that they offered to do a spot clean at no extra charge. I will definitely use Paul Dyson again, and cannot recommend them highly enough.”

Sue Collings

“Amazing service, I wouldn't go anywhere else now”

Sophie Miller

"My knights in shining armour after flooding my downstairs, 2 rooms after running a tap and forgetting about it? Fabulous job and left me with a humidifier till it's all dried out... Thanks again"

Elaine Martin

"Spot on. Brought it up like new. Really clean and fresh."

Aimi Morgan

"Fantastic company left my carpet nearly new. Well worth the money and staff are really pleasant thanks"

Kirsty Beaty

"Fantastic results! Harry cleaned our carpets today and what a lovely lad. Reliable, fast And professional service. Carpets are like new."

Nikki Mobbs

"What brilliant service. Harry (son) went above & beyond expectations & the price was v reasonable too. I'd definitely recommend"

Liza Gallon

"Top job, these guys are really thorough and our carpet's like new. They got rid of marks that I couldn't budge. Lovely people as well - highly recommended."

Mark Gee

"Paul dyson came and cleaned my mam's carpet today the carpet came up brilliant would recommend these lads to anyone"

Julie Gibson

"Absolutely brilliant service. Pauls son Harry came this morning and throughly cleaned the carpets for me at a rental property in Gateshead. The previous tenant had allowed her cat to soil the carpet do a disgusting level. We have cleaned the house and the final job of cleaning and treating the carpets was down to Harry........all smells are now eradicated and a certificated treatment added to ensure the safety of future tenants.......can't recommend this company higher."

Kevin Goodfellow

"Thanks so much guys. Just had some professional pics taken of the community room we hire out at Shanti Bee and it's made such a difference having the floor professionally cleaned. Lifted the room and made it feel so much cleaner too!"

Radgie Rosie

"Great lads and absolutely fantastic service. Highly recommended."

Brendan Glennie

"Did a great job thanks so much. Very happy with the service."

Beth Armstrong

"Brilliant job in 2 bedrooms..and hall and stairs..excellent job..would recommend and use again. Thank you Paul"

David Ryder

"Excellent customer service from Harry Dyson today. Carpet looks great and smells wonderful too. I'm very happy."

Julie Nimmo

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