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Why are my newly installed Travertine Tiles have a White Haze and Texture?

ANSWER - If your travertine was dark and rich before it was grouted and sealed, then it should be able to be returned to that condition since it is a natural stone the surface can be…

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What can I use to darken limestone rock?

Answer:  There are sealers that will darken natural stone and give it a wet look.  They are called enhancers.  They make the stone water resistant too.  There are surface sealers, which I wouldn't recommend as they…

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How do I remove the White Haze off of my Pebble Shower Floor?

ANSWER - When there is a white haze on a shower floor it is normally either efflorescence precipitation or you have trapped moisture in the tile assembly by applying a non-breathable sealer over the floor.…

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Why is our matte gray colored porcelain floor tile turning several shades darker?

ANSWER - Although by definition a porcelain tile is impervious, it can still get dirty.  Depending on what kind of texture the tile has on its surface and whether it has micro pores, as many…

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What do I use to Clean and Seal my Slate Tiles?

ANSWER - Slate will wear from the exposure to the weather.  If it is spalling (flaking) it could be due to the stone be subjected to excessive moisture.  The white chalky spots could be efflorescence,…

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Why does my tile floor produce black water when we clean it?

ANSWER - The black stain in the water has to be coming from somewhere and caused by something.  The question is where and what? The question is what type of tile do you have?  There…

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How can I clean off the Rejuvenate Floor Restorer coating that made my tile look Cloudy?

ANSWER - Normally there are strippers made to remove sealers or coatings that have been applied to a tile surface.  You have to contact the manufacturer of the Rejuvenate Floor Restorer and ask what to…

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How do I remove a white dull stain on commercial kitchen floor tile?

ANSWER - To determine how to remove a stain, you first need to know and understand what type of tile you have.  Since it is in a commercial kitchen I will assume it is an…

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How do I get the shine back on a glazed floor tile?

ANSWER - If it is a true glazed ceramic tile then the surface is a fired on glass-like material.  If it originally had a sheen to it and is no longer there then it must…

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Can Lappato Porcelain Tiles be Sealed?

ANSWER -  You say you have a glazed porcelain tile.  A glazed tile has a glass-like substance fired on the clay bond surface. You then say the tiles are lappato tiles.  Lappato normally means that…

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