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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-29-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By BantyMom
So all in all, it doesn't matter which sealer I...

So all in all, it doesn't matter which sealer I use? there isn't a better non-enhancing sealer out there than the Sealer's Choice Gold? And sealer goes bad?

This is something I really want to be...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 09-28-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,341
Posted By BantyMom
Having Trouble Sealing Slate

Yes, it's still the same slate shower, but now it's the slate and not the grout. I want a non-enhanced, non-wet-look effect. Aqua Mix Sealer's Choice Gold was recommended. I bought a sample size and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-28-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By BantyMom
You guys are always so much help. I'll add more...

You guys are always so much help. I'll add more when I try it.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-26-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By BantyMom
Sorry for double post, but my time to edit seems...

Sorry for double post, but my time to edit seems to have expired. Unfortunately, our HD has Polyblend color paint and not Aqua Mix. They have mostly Aqua Mix products, but not the colorant and not...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-23-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By BantyMom
Will the Aqua Mix® Sealer & Coating Remover help...

Will the Aqua Mix® Sealer & Coating Remover help remove that sealer before I stain it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-18-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By BantyMom
I think I would prefer to stain the grout rather...

I think I would prefer to stain the grout rather than paint it and would appreciate knowing what others here have used.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-17-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By BantyMom
Painting Grout?

Hi again. ^^

I have put in a slate shower. I didn't like the look of pure-black grout, so my tile guy suggested mixing the black with gray to make something in between. It worked in the other...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,167
Posted By BantyMom
Tile backsplash below and around window

Greetings!

My mother died and left us her house in a very upscale neighborhood. My brother and I want to rent it out and so we (and our spouses) have decided to try to bring the kitchen and den...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,817
Posted By BantyMom
Is It Possible to Clean Unsealed Grout?

Greetings!

I have been working on the Master Bathroom and between the tile guy ending up in the hospital and me ending up taking care of my aging mother, the floor ended up not being sealed....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-12-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By BantyMom
Thanks for the response! Yes, that's what I...

Thanks for the response!

Yes, that's what I thought, that if there still exist examples from the early 1900s with three sides, that they must not fall over that easily. I just need to find a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-07-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By BantyMom
Questions about Granite/Marble Vanity?

Hello!

As I look through the threads, I think perhaps that this is not the right place for questions about Marble or Granite Vanity tops, but this is the best forum I've found so I will ask my...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-30-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By BantyMom
Hi John, Thanks so much for responding and...

Hi John,

Thanks so much for responding and for the two leads. I shall call them both on Monday.

Bad news that, Enrich n'Seal curing in 2 days, but I think I knew that, hence, the running...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 11-29-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By BantyMom
Emergency Stripping of Sealer in Shower

I've just spilt Aqua Mix Enhance and Seal where I don't want it to be on my shower floor and walls (India Slate) (long story and if I go into it, I'll just dissolve into tears again)

I am running...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By BantyMom
Thanks so much for your friendly patience with me...

Thanks so much for your friendly patience with me and for taking the time to gently answer my all of my questions. :) And now I'm off to remove grout!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By BantyMom
Sorry for the confusion. It was late. I was...

Sorry for the confusion. It was late. I was asking both, actually, sort of. Let me try again:

Corners cracking, etc....

1) Can I (as someone else told me, but which seems suspect to me as it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-24-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By BantyMom
Grout Cracking in Corners

I've had my shower tiled in slate (India Lilac Autumn) over mortared walls (is that the correct term?) and it was grouted with charcoal Hydroment grout (sanded). This was awhile ago (long story - and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,173
Posted By BantyMom
http://www.southcypress.com/site/images/dg/bathroo...

http://www.southcypress.com/site/images/dg/bathroom/rs28/DG_RS_Daltile_Navelli_SM.jpg

I saw that same picture and fell in love with that tile.

I wanted a porcelain floor in my Bathroom that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,382
Posted By BantyMom
Did you get a chance to water test the shower?...

Did you get a chance to water test the shower? Did it hold water or leak?
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-27-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,194
Posted By BantyMom
I put various extra pieces of slate in a bucket...

I put various extra pieces of slate in a bucket of water overnight and then scrubbed it with a nylon brush. The water didn't get muddy.

:)

Any thoughts the sealer over enhancer question?


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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-26-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 1,583,083
Posted By BantyMom
After reading this whole thread, I love my...

After reading this whole thread, I love my contractors even more. My GC always has the same guys working for him. They explain things to me as they go. They are patient with all my questions and all...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-26-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 44,937
Posted By BantyMom
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but it's really...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but it's really been a delight to read. I do need to respond to Maji's question.

Why doesn't the customer tell the guy to stop? Intimidation. You've paid the guy...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-26-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 33,776
Posted By BantyMom
Worked for me!

I know this is too late to help in this situation, but this site has a great feature where related threads pop up when you are looking for something. So, this is just a comment in case anyone else...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-26-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,194
Posted By BantyMom
Thank you for answering! I washed and...

Thank you for answering!



I washed and scrubbed the tile on the wall very thoroughly and got it very wet. When I was finished, nothing came off in the wash water and nothing came off on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-25-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 42,086
Posted By BantyMom
Here! Here! I can only now begin to close my...

Here! Here!

I can only now begin to close my right hand after the two days last week I spent scrubbing grout off my slate. I couldn't decide on whether I wanted just a sealer or a sealer/enhancer...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-24-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8,645
Views: 1,422,540
Posted By BantyMom
Phoenix Roo in the plum tree

Phoenix Roo in the plum tree
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