cleaning sealers stone

How to remove sealer coating from Travertine Tiles?

ANSWER - If you know the brand of the coating then call them to find out what to use to strip it without harming your stone.  If you don't know what the coating is that is…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile cleaning sealers

How to make Polished Porcelain Tiles more Glossy?

ANSWER - I understand that the glossy porcelain tiles you had installed in your home isn't as reflective of a surface as you expected and you haven't been successful at treating it to achieve this…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile cleaning Maintenance sealers

What should I use to clean porcelain from heavily soiled traffic

ANSWER - The best method of cleaning a porcelain tile floor, whether it is glazed or unglazed, is to add a detergent in a bucket of water, preferably one that is supplied by a company…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile sealers

Is there a way to get a Wet look (glossy) on a Porcelain Tile?

ANSWER - There are types of sealers called enhancers. You could review those types of products and see what recommendations or limitations they offer for going over an impervious glazed porcelain tile. They might work…

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Grout Repairs sealers

How do I change the Epoxy Grout color?

ANSWER - The question is why the epoxy grout turned white?  Sometimes if there is excessive moisture it can cause discoloration.  If the epoxy is performing well other than it is the wrong color, then…

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Grout sealers

How best to darken grout so the lines aren't so obvious?

ANSWER - I understand that you only want to darken the grout adjacent to the polished marble. This is sort of a trial and error process. There are grout colorants that are epoxy based sold…

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What type of sealer should I use to get a slight shine?

ANSWER - There are penetrating enhancer sealers that might give a slight sheen and there are other sealers too.  They will wear and need to be reapplied every 6 months to a year, but they shouldn't…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile cleaning sealers Stains

White bloom on Mexican Tile that got flooded

ANSWER - What you are describing may be the result of using a surface non-breathable sealer over your Mexican pavers. The moisture from the flood may have migrated through the grout joints, or else where,…

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Grout sealers

Should I seal the Grout or Not?

ANSWER - There are different types of sealers.  Some sealers are breathable and others are not.  The most common type of sealer used today for sealing grout and the adjacent tiles, whether glazed or unglazed, is…

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sealers stone

Can Sandstone be Stained a Different Color?

ANSWER - Not all sandstone has the same physical properties.  Some are very porous and others are very dense.  The porous stones would be more susceptible to staining if they aren't sealed. There is no standard…

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