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Unread 12-29-2021, 07:19 PM   #1
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Stained tiles

Update: a 50/50 water and vinegar mix seemed to work. I think I figured it out.

I just moved in to a new home and the tile in our mud room is full of white stains. I can’t tell if it’s from the grout or if it’s paint. I have scrubbed it with heavy duty cleaner but it doesn’t come off. I also tried mineral spirits and a paint remover made by Goof Off but nothing works. The tile is a ceramic tile that looks like slate but isn’t. My builder is stonewalling me. Any suggestions on how to clean it up?

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Unread 12-30-2021, 01:14 AM   #2
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I would continue to use the vinegar since it seems to work. Just be sure and rinse it off with clean water after washing it with vinegar.

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