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Cleaning and Sealing Tiles | Flooring | StackedStoneTile

Cleaning and Sealing Tiles Although regular cleaning will keep your ceramic tile in good condition, some surfaces, especially in kitchens and family rooms, may require stain removal.When you need to remove a stain, start with the techniques outlined in the chart below right. If these solutions don't work, ask a tile supplier for a commercial stain-removal agent made for your tile. Stubborn stains often can be removed with a cleaning agent mixed with baking soda, plaster of Paris, or refined clay. Deodorant-free cat litter works well. Mix the ingredients into a wet paste and apply it to the stain. Tape a plastic bag over the paste and let it sit for a couple of days. Then brush off the paste and rinse.Unglazed tile usually requires a sealer, and even presealed tile may need periodic stripping and resealing.Penetrating sealers soak into the tile bisque and preserve the natural color of the tile. Topical sealers lie on...

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