Expert Answers in color Variation
Why is my New Marble Floor Tile Discoloring?
ANSWER - The marble may in fact be retaining moisture and maybe it will go away after it dries out. On the other hand natural stone has various minerals within it that can react with…Read More
Why won't my Limestone Stain Uniformly when I try to Stain it?
ANSWER - It is not common to stain natural stone. There are enhancer sealers that applied to enhance the natural color of the stone. Natural stone is just that. Every piece of stone is somewhat…Read More
Can I stain my natural stone so it has a consistent darker color?
ANSWER - Staining natural stone isn’t something that is recommended by the natural stone industry. Using enhancer sealers is what is typically done, but they only last so long. So if you want to maintain a…Read More
What is Acceptable Color Variation from the Tile Sample Selected to What is Provided?
ANSWER - What is called Shade Variation is normal in the tile industry, but what is considered reasonable variation depends... In the industry we have what is called in ANSI A137.1 Aesthetic Classes, which is…Read More
How long should I wait to See if the Grout Color Variation in my Tile Installation Will go Away?
ANSWER - Generally speaking, cement based mortars should be fully cured within 28 days assuming it isn't raining or is in cold temperatures. I would expect that an interior installation of a cementitious grout should…Read More