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Unread 02-22-2005, 11:54 AM   #1
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Question porcelain Tile just laid. Help with haze

I had a contractor lay 585 sf of porcelain tile in living room area. He grouted it as well. There are some streaks on some of the tile and a small white haze as well. Not on all the tile but some. I havent sealed the grout yet but I have gone over the tile with white vinegar and water with a damp mop but it hasnt gotten the haze or streaks off. Will the haze come off eventually if i continue to mop or do I get some kind of special cleaner? Also I planned on sealing the grout tomorrow evening. Tile install was complete on the 19th. This will have given it 4 full days to dry. I live in houston texas as well if that helps any. Thanks. Also, grout is a linen color and tile is a peach color.
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Unread 02-23-2005, 07:15 AM   #2
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Hi Olaf, Welcome!

You mentioned you mopped on the vinegar and water. What was the dilution ratio that you used? After the solution is applied, you need to agitate it with a scrub brush. Did you do that?
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The 1st ratio I used was 25% vinegar and 75% water. And I didnt scrub. Last night I used a 50 to 50 ration and scrubed the particular tiles that were hazed and it worked. Thanks for the advice. This site is pretty cool and I will continue to use it... Thanks again....
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