Expert Answers in Maintenance
How to Remove Adhesive Stains from a Calcutta marble countertop
ANSWER - The only glue they should be using on a marble countertop is the resin adhesive to bond the section together or to bond the apron to the slab. Sometimes if they have joints…Read More
How do I remove the Dull Appearance of my Tile Floor
ANSWER - I doubt that you have a glazed porcelain tile floor. A glazed tile is a tile with a glass-like coating on the surface that can't be altered unless you have abused it in…Read More
How to clean Unfilled Travertine Floors
ANSWER - I would never recommend installing unfilled travertine or any unfilled stone on a floor or it will collect dirt that could then develop into microbial growth if moisture is present. It would be…Read More
How can I keep my Porcelain Floor Tile from giving off a Dirt that doesn't come clean?
ANSWER - A true porcelain tile will not degrade or bleed that would cause a residue on the surface of the tile that would transfer to your socks. Porcelain tile is very dense and fired…Read More
Why do my Plank Floor Tiles have a Haze or have Lost its Color?
ANSWER - Tiles should not lose their color from cleaning. There are a lot of variables to consider. First what kind of tile is it and how was it manufactured. I will assume it is…Read More
How do we remove a Urethane Grout Haze from a Tile?
ANSWER - If you rub too hard you might damage the tile. The best approach is to contact the manufacturer of the urethane grout and ask them how best to remove the urethane grout haze. …Read More
How do you remove stains in Limestone in an Exterior Application?
ANSWER - Limestone stone is a calcium carbonate sedimentary natural stone. It contains various minerals such as ferrous oxide that when subjected to excessive moisture can develop mineral stains. Sometimes this is just minor staining…Read More
Do I have to reseal my tile and grout?
ANSWER - The unglazed porcelain tile should technically be impervious with an absorption of 0.5% or less. That doesn't mean it can't stain, when it can if something is left on it long enough and…Read More