Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Tile & Stone Forums > Tile Forum/Advice Board

Sponsors


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Unread 08-14-2017, 12:28 PM   #1
jlscally
Jodi
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Trumbull, CT
Posts: 12
changing the color of red slate tile floor

Hi All

I have slate in my hallway from the 50's or 60's. They are multi colored (red, grey, greenish/grey, black) and multi sized. The only thing I hate about the floor are the red tiles. The red makes it look so dated. Ripping up the floor is not an option. Is there a product that will allow me to change the color from red to black? Thank you!!
__________________
Jodi
jlscally is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Unread 08-14-2017, 04:10 PM   #2
Lazarus
Texas Tile Contractor
 
Lazarus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Beaumont, Texas
Posts: 8,774
Not really much you can do in your situation. Paint the tiles? Guess you could, but I wouldn't.
__________________
They didn't want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.
Lazarus is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-14-2017, 07:48 PM   #3
PetrH
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Chilliwack, B.C.
Posts: 1,405
some red slates look more like brown when wet. If this is the case with yours, you could use a colour enhancing sealer to achieve that permanently. Always test a hidden spot first.
__________________
Petr
PetrH is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Stonetooling.com   Tile-Assn.com   National Gypsum Permabase


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help! Tile at bottom of Shower changing color! blayscue Tile Forum/Advice Board 22 03-01-2017 02:58 PM
Tile changing color pmflooring Tile Forum/Advice Board 36 04-27-2016 05:44 AM
Tile Staining of changing color after grouting?! OtuaCarGod Tile Forum/Advice Board 1 12-15-2011 06:08 AM
Changing color of tile mouldings Hullie Tile Forum/Advice Board 4 06-22-2006 02:20 PM
Changing Ceramic Tile color: shorty Tile Forum/Advice Board 9 01-12-2006 08:04 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:49 PM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2018 John Bridge & Associates, LLC