Burnt Rock

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by hillcountry, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. hillcountry

    hillcountry LawnSite Member
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    We installed a automated gas burner system for a client. I built a lid for the burner out of cedar. The home technology guy and myself had a miscommunication and the system automated itself which obviously burnt the lid. We used a white (Mexican) stone for the capstone. It is discolored now. I tried bleach, diluted Hydrochloric acid and pressure washing.
    The stone is still a pink color.
    Does anyone have any suggestions? Is a burnt rock a burnt rock?
     
  2. Gilmore.Landscaping

    Gilmore.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
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    You built a wood cover for a gas burner??
     
  3. hillcountry

    hillcountry LawnSite Member
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    Yes, I did, it ties into the bridge we built, the gates and other aspects of the landscape. The gas burner is automated and it happened by a home technology guy having the wrong programming in. I appreciate your help though
     
  4. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Are you from a different part of the country or something? What type/contraption of a gas burner? Picture? Who is a home technology guy???
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  5. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    This is the exact reason I got into an argument with a Home automation guy. He wanted to automate a couple of gas fire pits we put in the igniters I refused to signed what would happen when the grandchild or someone accidentally messed with the owner's iPhone and set the gas burners off with full covers on them.
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  6. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Did that pass inspection.... the wood cover? It wouldent where I am. Tie in or not loose the wood....the stone has to be resurfaced or replaced
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