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Quartz touchup coloring

2/26/17       
Eric Smith

We have Cambria Williston quartz counters installed on a job. Williston looks like a dark black / grey granite.

There are some white / yellow spots that are defects in the stone. I'd like to touch them up to avoid replacing. What will stain and seep into the quartz? Permanent markers? Anything else?

I appreciate your help.

2/26/17       #2: Quartz touchup coloring ...
rich c.

Anything you do will not be permanent, the customer deserves what they paid for. Get the stone contractor involved.

2/27/17       #3: Quartz touchup coloring ...
james e mcgrew Member

Website: mcgrewwoodwork.com

I have seen some real miracles by smart stone men, they use "flowing" and "knife grade" epoxys with colorants mixed to do this. the repairs can be done really good by a smart mixist. colorants for them are sold by Gran quartz and reynolds materials, google them and enter epoxy and colorants. the "Knife grade" is more paste and stays in place for polishing down, the flowing will only pool and or run off.

2/27/17       #4: Quartz touchup coloring ...
Mike

Depending on how big the spots are, they can drill them out and repair to where you will never see them. If it is Cambria, I am surprised they got to job that way. I sold 300k of Cambria last yr and never had a defect get to the job. I would give them a chance to replace them.

2/27/17       #5: Quartz touchup coloring ...
Eric Smith

I got ahold of the Cambria rep and he was extremely helpful and offered to have their tech go out and take care of it. Dremel out then fill and polish.

But looks like the customer does not have them on the punch list!

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