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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-02-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By k&b
hello there, yes, the haze must be some...

hello there,
yes, the haze must be some scratched tile, but it looks pretty good now.
We are going to use an enhancing sealer and finally be happy that this is over!!!
thanks for all the help :)...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-02-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
we have purchased a mild acid solution which...

we have purchased a mild acid solution which seems to have done most of the trick. we are leaving some of the grout which looks almost marbled...which is okay, goes with the fireplace look we...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-01-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
you can't see how its not coming off???!!!! THIS...

you can't see how its not coming off???!!!! THIS IS THE GOLIATH OF DISASTERS!!! :) I scrub and scrub, and then the wall turns black and grey so I figure its finally off, I give it a good wipe and...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-01-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
copy that. We have decided to use vinegar and...

copy that.
We have decided to use vinegar and just scrub with whatever we have left in us. *shakes head* I am almost positive this could be the worse case of a grouting disaster known to most...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-01-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
can I sand down the excess grout???

This is a bizzare question, but can we sand down with a very coarse electric sander, the excess grout? I UNDERSTAND this might damage the slate...
its small squares on a 12x12 grid. my question...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-01-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
yes, I had suggested that, but.... my other...

yes, I had suggested that, but....
my other half feels its worth trying to save,
blah
so frustrating, we are making good progress today... chiseling off the grout deposits, and me scrubbing with...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-01-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
the spaces are small yes... we tried the 50/50...

the spaces are small yes...
we tried the 50/50 vinger, helps with scrubbing, but to be honest I have to use a wired brush, its scratching, but really , there's no other way, its horrible.
My...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-31-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
What is a white nylon doodle bug, I'll try that...

What is a white nylon doodle bug, I'll try that mixture tomorrow...
this was grouted on thursday. Should I let it sit?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 05-31-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,463
Posted By k&b
Slate & grout DISASTER please help!!!

Hi, my husband and I wanted to lay some slate (small squares on a 12x12 backing) on the area above our fireplace, everything was going well until he started to grout it, using
black, non sanded...
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