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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-11-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,413
Posted By B. Yager
You can use Stonetech's Kleanzal 8:1 and do it by...

You can use Stonetech's Kleanzal 8:1 and do it by hand, you are just trying rough up the surface a little and get it real clean. Than rinse it good let it dry and apply Aldon's Lifeguard.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-11-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,413
Posted By B. Yager
Does the floor change colors if you get water on...

Does the floor change colors if you get water on it?
If it does you should be able to just put another coat of solvent like Mexiglaze on top after cleaning.
If it doesn't absorb water, clean the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,766
Posted By B. Yager
An other thought would be as hot as it's been out...

An other thought would be as hot as it's been out here lately and as much as your AC is running my guess is that the natural vapor transmission that happens is causing the moisture to condense on the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-09-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,504
Posted By B. Yager
Michael's right keep washing your floor with...

Michael's right keep washing your floor with clear hot water you have a build up of Mr. Clean that you have to get off the floor. Once you get the floor clean maintain it with a neutral floor cleaner.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-09-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,075
Posted By B. Yager
Looks like your tile is already whitewashed, at...

Looks like your tile is already whitewashed, at least the ones I've seen have looked like yours or you have a super bad sealing job. The trouble with whitewashing is that its hard to restore without...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-13-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,288
Posted By B. Yager
You sure your installer used enhancer pro, 3...

You sure your installer used enhancer pro, 3 coats should have changed the color and if you over apply enhancer pro you can get a build up that won't come off by just cleaning and give you that...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-03-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,390
Posted By B. Yager
A couple of pictures would help, take some...

A couple of pictures would help, take some ammonia in an out of the way place and put a little bit on the surface let it set about 5 min and see if the coating gets soft. If it does you have a wax...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-30-2006, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By B. Yager
It's going to cost you a small fortune to seal...

It's going to cost you a small fortune to seal with a stone color enhancer, you could test with some of the stains out there to see if you get the color you want. A water based over a solvent based...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-20-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,284
Posted By B. Yager
How many scratches are there,where are they...

How many scratches are there,where are they located, how deep are they and what color is the marble. All of this will have a bearing on if you can do it your self, if you try to spot fix it, those...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 04-10-2006, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,582
Posted By B. Yager
The green pad is bleeding into your tile, doesn't...

The green pad is bleeding into your tile, doesn't matter whose pad it is they can bleed, always best to use a brush. The pad also took off the top thin layer of the saltillo, the green areas you can...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-25-2006, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By B. Yager
Diamond pads, I had to grind the whole floor and...

Diamond pads, I had to grind the whole floor and lower part of the walls it looked like your lower right picture. If the grout is loose you will have to replace it and if it does need grinding it...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-24-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By B. Yager
Did you apply the first finsh or was it there...

Did you apply the first finsh or was it there from someone else, your spare tiles don't look whitewashed just cover with efflorescence, wipe the surface of a spare tile with a dilute solution of...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-24-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By B. Yager
Sealer will not stop your marble from etching ...

Sealer will not stop your marble from etching
You could try Stonetech's Polish or Shine powders, more user friendly than what I use. Don't know if they sell them in the online store here or not
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-24-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,549
Posted By B. Yager
With a tumbled stone the most you can hope for is...

With a tumbled stone the most you can hope for is what it looks like after the sealer cures. If it's polished you may get some off, but if it's honed the enhancer went in deeper and is there untill...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-24-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By B. Yager
I did a shower that had the same limestone and...

I did a shower that had the same limestone and looked like your lower right picture. I had to take it down to 50 grit up to 800. Had to let it dry out forever, water was getting behind the wall and...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-23-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,549
Posted By B. Yager
What type of floor is it? Most likely a degreaser...

What type of floor is it? Most likely a degreaser is not going to remove the sealer, if its stone you don't want to use 409 or Fantastic.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-01-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By B. Yager
I use a 12" soft brush on my machine lets me get...

I use a 12" soft brush on my machine lets me get into the grout, I'll let the chemical I use dwell for 10 min before scrubbing.
Like John I use some dust with glue to fill holes, but can never get...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-27-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,319
Posted By B. Yager
I have never seen a "leather look" on any of the...

I have never seen a "leather look" on any of the saltillo I've done out here, so I'm not exactly sure what they are looking for. Are you looking for a color, texture or gloss level.
Is this what...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-26-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By B. Yager
Kind of hard to tell what kind of granite it is. ...

Kind of hard to tell what kind of granite it is.
I think you are going to have to strip what you put on, you may have to call Tilelabs to see what they reccomend to get it off.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-25-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By B. Yager
Looks like you have way to much sealer on the...

Looks like you have way to much sealer on the floor or you put the sealer on before the floor was completely dry and there's water traped under it.
Also what exact sealer did you use by Tilelabs
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-25-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By B. Yager
Sounds like the people who sold you the house put...

Sounds like the people who sold you the house put some kind of topical coating on the floor to make it look shiny to sell and over a period of time and/or your cleaning took it off making it look...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-25-2006, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By B. Yager
You should still be able to see it turn darker....

You should still be able to see it turn darker. If the floor looked dull before you did anything to it, it may just need to be repolished.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-24-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By B. Yager
Once you get it sealed I wouldn't use the bees...

Once you get it sealed I wouldn't use the bees wax get Aldon's Lifeguard sealer protector it never has to be stripped and will give it a high gloss
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-24-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By B. Yager
You could try Stonetech's Kleanzall straight it...

You could try Stonetech's Kleanzall straight it can break down most water based sealers by letting it dwell for 10 min and scrubbing with a stiff brush. When you get the sealer off put some water on...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-24-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,462
Posted By B. Yager
The vinegar and water won't hurt most granites,...

The vinegar and water won't hurt most granites, and depending on the granite it may not need a sealer. The haze you see is most likely excess sealer on the surface of the stone, you are going to have...
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