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Unread 04-01-2013, 02:10 PM   #1
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Spots / haze on linen look porcelain tile

Our contractor just finished tiling our floor and it's got a dirty look/ haze when viewed in natural light at an angle (see picture). The tiles are porcelain linen-look tiles, which have striations, and they are a rather matte finish so I don't know if that's why this happened.

We tried cleaning with a non-stick pan scrubber and household cleaner, but it helps only marginally.

What can we use? We have 264 square feet of this!

The grouting was done two days ago.

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Unread 04-01-2013, 02:35 PM   #2
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Hi Mary and welcome.

Why not invite your installer back to clean the floor?
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Unread 04-02-2013, 09:21 AM   #3
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After reading up on this forum and others, I had to try vinegar. I mopped the floor with 40% vinegar in water, followed by two fresh water rinses, a good drying with towels, and all is well now--the tile is perfectly clean. Whew!
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Glad it worked out, Mary. Vinegar usually will clean light grout haze on porcelain.
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