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Why do I now have Problems with my Limestone After it was Cleaned and Re-Sealed?

ANSWER - Refinishing or restoration of stone floors is a common maintenance process.  There are many levels and degrees of what that might involve. Typically the stone floor will be cleaned with cleaning solutions and…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers Freeze-Thaw Pool and Spa Spalling

Why do my Pool Water Line Tiles have pits in them?

ANSWER - Being in the mountains and having your pool subjected to snow and freezing conditions would suggest that your pool waterline tiles are not freeze-thaw stable. Meaning that the tiles are porous enough that…

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Expert Answers Moisture Problems Pool and Spa Repairs Roof Tiles sealers Spalling stone Waterproofing Wet Areas

How do you waterproof a tile floor that is already installed?

ANSWER - If the ceramic tile is already installed there is no way to fully waterproof the floor after the fact, unless you replace the tile and install a legitimate waterproof membrane during the replacement…

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