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Unread 01-13-2010, 07:06 PM   #1
jcoe
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limestone tile damage

my shower floor is a honed blue limestone that was sealed when installed, about a year ago. many of the tiles now have a chalky white appearance. it probably needs to be resealed, but is there a way to clean/ remove the chalky white stuff first? and what might work in doing so? ...thanks.
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Unread 01-13-2010, 07:20 PM   #2
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Jeffrey you could have a few problems.You could simply have soap and mineral residue,and a stone bath cleaner and nylon brush would remove it(nothing acidic).http://store.marblelife.com/shared/S...FRJinAodZjFUJA
Or you could have some removal of the honed finish and need to first clean it as above,then rehone it with honing powder.This is best left to a pro.Then you can use an imregnating sealer.
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