Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile Tile Monthly Magazine

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books   Buy a TYW Shirt

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Tile & Stone Forums > Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing

Sponsors


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-20-2009, 09:31 AM   #1
kysersohse
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 3
How to clean glass mosaic tile around a salt-water pool?

Folks, I have a glass mosaic tile around the perimeter of a salt-water pool and was curious as to recommendations on how you think I should clean it? It has been over a year and the white build-up, I am assuming salt, has gotten quite bad. Let me know what you think? Thanks, KS.
kysersohse is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 07-20-2009, 05:27 PM   #2
jerrymlr1
Registered User
 
jerrymlr1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Sarasota, FL
Posts: 779
First check your ph. If it's high you can use muriatic acid, if you are aware of and comfortable with the dangers of muriatic acid. You can get your ph down at the same time. If it's low (which I doubt) I don't know what you can use other than elbow grease and maybe a scotchbrite pad. You can use the pad with the acid as well.
The salts are building up because the water is out of balance. The alkalinity and, hardness, and ph work together and if kept in check will minimize the buildup in most cases. Your pool guy needs to do a better job. If you are the pool guy..........
The salt level should be checked as well.
__________________
Jerry
glaspools
jerrymlr1 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2010, 01:35 PM   #3
pool tile cleanings
Pool tile cleaning man
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Upland Calif
Posts: 1
Cleaning glass pool tile

Glass pool tile is difficult even for a professional to clean, The big warning I want to get out is Don’t let anybody bead blast your glass pool tile chances are extremely good they will frost the glass then put a color enhancer on it to make it look better, the problem is next year the calcium will be ten times worse and harder to get off. You must look for a company that soda blasts or even the patented Maxx clean system will work.
I Hope This Helps
__________________
Scott
pool tile cleanings is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Buy John's New Book!   Tile Your World Online Store   Contractors Direct Tile Tool Store   Stonetooling.com   Tile-Assn.com


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tile/Salt pool Henri Tile Forum/Advice Board 2 07-07-2008 03:49 PM
Glass mosaic in swimming pool Larry in L.A. Professionals' Hangout 4 05-07-2008 03:46 PM
Shots of finished glass mosaic pool Cisco Professionals' Hangout 29 04-18-2008 04:49 PM
Quartzite/Slate Pool Coping vs. Salt Water System kysersohse Tile Forum/Advice Board 2 01-24-2007 07:17 PM
glass mosaic swimming pool nuinut Professionals' Hangout 10 06-30-2004 08:16 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:07 PM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2009 John Bridge & Associates, LLC