porous kitchen tiles

Discussion in 'Tilers' Talk' started by giveitatry, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. giveitatry

    giveitatry New Member

    My brother and I tiled my kitchen floor and did a great job if I say so meself. The tiles are grey speckled polished stone - of some kind. The thing is, they can stain easily if you spill tea or something along those lines and don't wipe it up immediately.

    Is there any kind of sealant I can put on them without spoiling the finish? Or will we just have to be a bit more vigilant.
     
  2. jasonb

    jasonb New Member

    Any natural stone should be sealed, the sealer will depend on the type of stone and what look you are after - matt as natural stone or a more glossy look. Do a web search for Lithofin, thay do a sealer for most applications.

    Jason
     
  3. ramsden

    ramsden New Member

    I bought Lithofin MN stainstop for my marble tiles from this URL: http://www.extensive.co.uk/section.php/21/0 . It's crackin'.

    God knows why screwfix don't stock more in the way or professional standard tile adhesives/sealants.
     
  4. giveitatry

    giveitatry New Member

    Well you learn summat every day. I didn't know there was a sealant for polished tiles!

    Thanks I will purchase some asap.

    Loz
     
  5. jasonb

    jasonb New Member

    The "polish" only refers to how fine the surface was ground, honed would have used a coarser grit and left a matt finish.

    Jason
     

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