'The Lungs Of The House'

Flagstones are referred to as ‘The lungs of the house’, as they help to regulate the moisture content of the building. Our aim is to get things breathing again and to transform your natural stone floor to its former glory.

Manors to Cottages

We have a wealth of experience in all sorts of buildings that have stone floors.

History Under Your Feet

Not only are flagstones hard wearing, beautiful pieces of stone – each one is a unique piece of history that needs to be looked after and preserved for future generations. Our restoration process keeps your stones in tip-top condition whilst retaining their natural beauty.


Flagstone Restoration

Want to know what Flagstone Restoration is about, what we do and how it can enhance both the value and historical importance of your home or place of work? This is the place to start.

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Once your flagstone floors have been restored to their natural glory, there’s a few things you’ll need to do to keep them in tip-top condition. Find out more with our Aftercare leaflet here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question about the restoration process, or you’re wondering how to maintain your floors after they’ve been restored, take a look at our frequently asked questions first.

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Based on a lifetime of working with stone, Flagstone Restoration is a small, craft based company that specialises in restoring original, in-situ flagstone floors to their former glory. We work with Blue Lias, Welsh Pennant, Hamstone and Purbeck on a regular basis.

Much more than a cleaning service, our company provides a full restoration service for any natural stone floor. We pride ourselves on attention to detail, drawing from many years in the conservation of stone. Using dustless technology, we have a number of mechanical options at our disposal, cutting down on time and cost to the client.

Huw & Mary

Flagstone Restoration - Cheddar - Somerset

We are delighted with the restoration - the flagstones look beautiful. They started to look great after the shot-blasting, but the final polish was the icing on our cake.

Mr and Mrs Farley

Flagstone Restoration - Donyat, Nr. Ilminster Somerset

James and his team arrived when promised and efficiently completed the restoration of our flagstones. They were organised, extremely clean and tidy and the finished product beyond our expectations. Our entrance hall is truly a showstopper when entering our home. We would recommend James and his team and thank them for all they did.

Danny & Val Morgan

Flagstone Resteration - Paulton, Nr. Bath - Somerset

We were really pleased with your prompt, efficient  and clean service; it was a pleasure to have you and Matt in our home. The flagstones now have a lovely colour and lustre - quite a transformation!

Suzy McAllister

Flagstone Restoration - Corfe Castle - Dorset

Restored our newly discovered flagstone floor to its former glory (actually probably even better than its former glory!). We couldn't be more delighted with the results. Thank you very much James and team

Nick & Carl

Flagstone restoration - Nr Wedmore - Somerset

Dear James, just a "BIG" thank you for all your hard work. We are extremely pleased with the end result.

Stephen & Vanessa Blake

Flagstone Restoration - Middlezoy - Somerset

I would like to take this opportunity to thank your company and in particular Yourself and Matthew for carrying out the work on our Blue Lias flagstone floors in our 17th Century farmhouse. When we purchased our property in November of 2015 the floors were mostly (some still are) beneath carpeting, which upon the removal found the flagstones to be in a poor and largely unattractive condition, although you did assert they were sound.   Your assurance though that a traditional three and a half centuries old surface could be restored to its original attractive state was the basis on which you were instructed to execute the work.   The week’s work which you commenced on the date promised and finished as scheduled, has now left us with a problem; what do we do with the removed carpets?   I don’t think that my wife and I ever  considered that the sections of floor that we had effectively written off as not fit to be seen would enhance our home and potentially its value to such a degree.   Once again thankyou; furthermore we would be pleased to recommend your work to anybody in the same position as ourselves.  

Tim & Charlotte Burrage

Flagstone Restoration - Hurcott - Somerset

We are thrilled by the transformation you have wrought bringing life back to our much abused and badly neglected flag floors.
You have achieved exactly the right balance making the floors serviceable and practical without robbing them of their natural character. I was sceptical about your assurances that the process was virtually dust free so must apologize,no mess,astonishing!

P. Sharman

Flagstone restoration - Wedmore - Somerset

James and his team exceeded my expectations. We now have a floor to be proud of.

S. Jenkins

Flagstone restoration - Kingston St. Mary - Somerset

" Flagstones look fantastic and wish we had had them restored years ago. Great service from James and lots of attention to minimise and contain the dust which was actually much less than we had expected."

J. Carter

Flagstone restoration - Pitney - Somerset

James Thurtle's work has transformed our large hall and study floors from cold and dusty grey to a much warmer, richly deep colour. When combined with a stable rather than dusty finish the result has proved to be extremely worthwhile.