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Unread 05-13-2008, 12:23 PM   #1
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Angry Screen porch...HELP!

We have a handy-man that put tile down on our new screen porch. I wanted something to help with the tile being slick when wet and he said that he could put sand on the tile before sealing it and it would look the same but feel rougher. Now, our tile looks horrible! Boot prints are visible and it just looks like it isn't clean! Is there anything I can do to fix this? We haven't had any luck in getting in touch with him and we have people coming over this weekend...Help!!!
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Unread 05-13-2008, 02:47 PM   #2
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Sounds like you hired a not-so-handy-man

Best thing would be to strip that mess off the tile and get a proven anti slip product applied.

What does the rest of his work look like?
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Unread 05-13-2008, 03:34 PM   #3
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I'm sorry but that is funny! As said you need to strip it,find out what kind of sealer for us and we'll walk you through it.
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Fowler, Nobody's laughing at you. It's the installer. I realize this isn't funny to you. Can you tell us what brand/type of sealer?
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Unread 05-15-2008, 07:40 AM   #5
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I have no idea what type of sealer was used. I got a product that is a stripper and used it and it helped some but it still isn't normal looking tile. I'm sorry I don't know anymore that could be used to determine what I should do...
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Get a hold of the guy and have him bring you the original container of the sealer he used so you can contact the tech support line of the manufacturer. They will be able to tell you exactly how to remove the sealer.
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