Ceramic and Porcelain Tile cleaning Expert Answers Maintenance Optical Haze stone Stone Restoration

How do you remove smudges from floor tiles?

ANSWER - First you need to determine what caused the smudges on the tile in order to determine how to remove them. If you have a polished porcelain tile there is a condition known as…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile cleaning Expert Answers installation Maintenance Optical Haze Stains Wet Areas

Who caused the stains on my Porcelain Tile, The Installer or the Tile Manufacturer?

ANSWER - I am guessing that you had a through-body/unglazed porcelain tile since you said it was a matte finished porcelain tile and you said that the installers were able to grind the surface to…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile cleaning Expert Answers Maintenance Optical Haze Polished

How can I remove a Haze on my Polished Porcelain Tile and What Caused it?

ANSWER - CTaSC has inspectors throughout North America.  This sounds like a relatively small application of tile, so it might not be practical for you to hire an expert forensic company like us even though we…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile cleaning Expert Answers grout Optical Haze Stains

How to Remove Grout Haze from Unpolished Porcelain Tile?

ANSWER - There is always a grout haze after grouting a tile.   For cementitious grouts, the haze should be polished off with dry clean cheese cloth soon after the tile surface dries leaving a…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers Optical Haze Visual

How do we remove the Optical Haze from our Polished Tile?

ANSWER - Optical Hazing is a distortion condition that is found on some polished ceramic tile surfaces.  The distortion is invisible under normal lighting and only noticeable when illuminated by light coming in from the side…

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