HELP is this sap ? What on earth should I do?

Discussion in 'Landscaping and Outdoors' started by Gary Fletcher, Sep 6, 2021.

  1. Gary Fletcher

    Gary Fletcher New Member

    Hi.

    recent spent over a week laying these porcelain 20mm tiles myself . Was graft but worth it and a day later this is now happening and it’s really difficult to get off .

    really didn’t anticipate this . Any suggestions or help ?

    I could clean it off with whatever you recommend but short of chopping the tree down I don’t know what to do. I could chop the smaller tree down which is in my garden but my next door neighbours is huge that’s an issue

    please constructive help would be appreciated
     

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  2. AnotherTopJob

    AnotherTopJob Screwfix Select

    Have you sealed it? As porcelain is quite porous, it will easily stain.
     
  3. Gary Fletcher

    Gary Fletcher New Member

    Porcelain isn’t porous is it that’s the point of it I was told these aren’t and don’t need sealing
     
  4. AnotherTopJob

    AnotherTopJob Screwfix Select

    As you say, porcelain is virtually impervious but the surface itself will be slightly porous due to its texture, you can see the water has been absorbed on one of your photos.
    A sealer should help make it easier to clean but not sure if you can prevent the staining.
     

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