Do you need to seal fully vitrified glazed porcelain tiles using in the shower and laundry arear?
Seldom any need to seal any tile, certainly not Vitrified, what you will still want to seal is the grout.. ...
Do you seal porcelain tile?
Yes you do seal porcelain tile unless it is pre-sealed. The reason for this is because most stone is porous and will absorb any liquids or humidity. This could result in mold and mildew growth. Consult the manufacturer on maintainance and care. ...
What kind of wax is used on porcelain tile floors?
Wax should NEVER be used on a porcelain tile. Porcelain is non porous and has no need for waxing. It will only become a mess to clean later. ...
Asked in Flooring
How do you know if porcelain tile is pre sealed?
Porcelain tile is basicaly glass & doesnt need to be sealed, sounds like some sales person is trying to sell you a smoke grinder. The grout should be sealed but your wasting your money sealing a porcelain tile. Ceramic, maybe, saltillo absolutely, but not the porcelain. ...
Asked in Home & Garden, Home Improvement, Flooring
Do you need to seal tile floors?
Yes. If it is a ceramic or porcelain tile you only need to seal the grout. If you have a natural stone or quarry you need to seal the tile and the grout. Generally when you install natural stone, you seal the tile before you grout. Otherwise the colorant in the grout will seep into the tile. If the floor is existing you would seal it all at once. Don't forget to use a stripper to remove any old sealer. Make...
What adhesive is best for ceramic and porcelain tile?
Thinset mortar. There's a special one for porcelain tile; any thinset will work for regular ceramic tile. ...
Do you seal travertine tile before you grout?
It depends on the type of tile you have. If the tile is unglazed and porous (as mostly all travertine is) then you will need to seal the tile before you grout it so that the grout does not soak into the tile and cause it to become dull. Follow the manufacturers recommendation for the tile that you have. ...
Asked in Painting and Staining
How do you remove paint from a bathroom shower tile without damaging the porcelain white tub any suggestions?
scrape it with a razor blade...assuming the tile is untextured porcelain
Can Windex be used to clean porcelain tile floors and their grout Can Windex be used to clean shower porcelain tile and the shower special grout?
Nothing wrong with windex, it will work ok & not harm Porcelain but may not get everything off it. ...
What adhesive to should be used to attach porcelain tile to porcelain tile?
Whoever sells glue/adhesive, (as I am not sure where you are) most glue companies sell a glue for tile over tiles. They will/should advise you on the prepping of the existing area. ...
What kind of cleaner is used on porcelain tile floors?
Porcelain is GLASS you can use whatever suits your needs..you are not going to hurt the tile... anything from Axax to Mr Clean & Pinesol can work ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What are some of the differences between porcelain tile and ceramic tile?
The use of the words porcelain and ceramic to describe tiles is somewhat confusing as most are described as ceramic, then divided between porcelain and non-porcelain. The main differences are that porcelain tiles are denser, smoother and more impervious to moisture, whereas ceramic or non-porcelain tiles are softer. Therefore porcelain tiles are more suitable for areas that get harder wear. ...