I don't know why gin stains vinyl tile, but we've found that Magic Eraser does the job of removing it. However, it leaves a dull spot, so you need to apply some floor wax after removing the stain.
If its floor wax, Wax stripper available in any home center, most grocery stores... If you are talking about candle wax that is different
If its tile. Use a heat gun. Or hair dryer. Warm it up and scrape it off. Then use a wax residue remover for the rest of the wax
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You simply do not.
With a deep floor flange Or a wax seal with a horn and extra long Brass floor flange bolts
Tile has a glass finish & doesnt need wax, Wax can cause a slip & fall hazard when it gets wet Sealing tile is a misnomer, you really only need to seal the GROUT.. stop by the Depot & get some grout sealer, better for the grout
First, if your floors are polyurethaned you never want to wax your floor. There are many types of wax and different ways to apply it. Usually you apply to floor and take a terry cloth towel and in a circle motion rub in the product. It requires a lot of maintenance to keep up.
You might want to check the manufacturer's labels which often state whether you can use a product on a vinyl floor. You can use SC Johnson Wax Tile and Vinyl Floor Cleaner and Pledge Tile and Vinyl Floor Cleaner.
You can use wax, but It will be like a ice skateing rink if used on the floor. I use it on the walls in the shower and it works great..
No, in fact the wax can ruin the polyurethane finish. Clean the floor with a good wood floor cleaner. Do not mop with water.
You apply ceramic sealer, available at your tile store.
Hot water, a cleaning solution like 409, and a tooth brush!
strip the wax and rewax, or apply mild heat and rebuff the affected area.
Scrape all the excess away & then try some wax stripper, apply & let sit for a while then rinse & see if that helps
To remove candle wax from a hardwood floor use an ice cube to harden the wax and then gently scrap off the wax with a putty knife. To remove the wax finish on a hardwood floor use mineral spirits on the floor. Use a cloth and apply the mineral spirits in a circular motion until all the wax has been removed.
Yes, if the adhesive is smooth, no lumps and if you use a compatible glue, not thinset cement
Almost all vinyl today is "no wax" vinyl. You never want to apply wax to this type of floor. Check with the manufacture or retailer you purchased it from. In the rare and strange event you have a floor requiring wax, you would use a stripper to remove any residue on the surface.
Unless they are no-wax tiles, you first clean them thoroughly with ammonia (diluted), then place a coat of floor polish or floor wax on them. After the first coat dries, apply a second coat. With each coat applied, the floor will be shinier.
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trim the tile such that edges are not raised up. remove and loose tile that is not adhered to the floor. Armstrong makes a product called self leveling compound that you can pour on the floor. It fills in indentations and low spots and levels itself due to its thinness. It will dry and you can apply tile over it. This product is made to fill in grout lines that are molded into floor tiles… Read More
Use your hair dryer to melt the wax slightly. After peeling the wax up, apply a spray cleaner to remove the residue. The same cleaner that you use to remove soap scum from the tub should work just fine.
To clean a yellowed linoleum floor make a paste with lemon juice and baking soda. Use a stiff brush to apply the paste and then rinse with a damp cloth. Then wash the entire floor with a dish soap and water mixture. To remove any wax build up use ammonia to strip it off. Once the floor is completely dry apply a thin layer of floor wax to protect the linoleum.
There are many places you can buy floor tile adhesive online and offline. Many DIY shops and floor tile suppliers sell floor tile adhesive instore and online.
In the US, methylated spirits is called denatured alcohol. It would clean the tile fine (assuming you use good ventilation) but if you want shine, try a liquid floor finish like Pledge Multi-Surface Floor Finish. In the Army we used to wax ceramic tile, but we had floor buffing machines that you probably don't have.
It is called a cove tile. It has a little curve at the bottom to connect to the floor tiles.
wall tiles are used on walls. floor tiles are used on floors. if you want to interchange. you can make the wall tile as floor tile and vice-versa
="h2headingh2"style="color:rgb(0,0,0);"name="answer">Use a putty knife (be very careful) and gently take off excess wax. Then use Lysol grease cutter spray. It works fast, so spray a little on take a clean warm wet cloth and wipe off. Do this until the wax has disappeared. DO NOT USE HEAT ON THE TILES! This means no paper towels over the wax with a warm iron. It may just crack the tile.
Extend the Wax Ring instead. The Fluidmaster No.35B Wax Extender Kit is specifically designed for problem areas where the floor flange is 1/4" to 1" below the surface as in tile work. The cost is under $6. Some plumbing supply stores sell an extension that bolts to your existing flange. If you need an extension due to new tile work, this will do the trick. If the flange is only one quarter inch or less… Read More
Because home made floor wax is higher quality.
cost to remove tile floor
what is the waste allowance with floor tile
Is it OK to use a jumbo wax ring and another regular sized wax ring that both have the plastic thing inside them as the drain is .75 inch below the top of the tile but secured to the plywood floor?
As long as the toilet sits level on the floor so that it does not rock and you tighten the bolts holding it down there shouldn't be a problem. Just make sure one of each size wax ring is enough.
Vinyl is the only "no wax" floor I am aware of and removing the wax should not damage the vinyl finish. You can get removal products at most flooring stores that are specifically designed for this purpose. I took the "no wax" wax off my "no wax" floor and it looked better than ever.
I wouldn't think so. Floor tile is glazed in a furnace at several thousand degrees - hard to duplicate when the tile is already installed on a floor in a house.
Floor tile are always thicker and the clay the tile is made from on the back of the tile will be dark. I'm sure that's right but can't back it up with proof.
No, it is not recommended.
If you are installing a floating laminate floor, you can easily put it right over the tile.
Yes. I've used the better brand auto waxes also a very good floor wax by name of Lundmark that you only have to apply every 6-12 months.
I have a tile floor in my kitchen.
A laminate tile, which is a floating floor, can be installed with no backboard.
can you mix ceramic and porcelain tile on a bathroom floor
It is certainly possible to tile a floor, but bear in mind, there is much more pressure placed on the floor than on the walls, and floor tile must be laid over a solid cement base, otherwise it is going to crack.
Some common ingredients in commercial floor wax are polyurethane, shellac, lacquer, wax, varnish, and epoxy. Commercial floor wax does not have to be reapplied as often as homemade or natural floor wax.
Can you install tile over finished oak hardwood floor. My wife wants a ceramic tile doorway entrance to our already existing oak floor. Can I install the tile directly to the finished oak floor?
You can glue the tile down, only concern is there enough room for the door to clear the tile?
Yes, travertine tile can be used on the floor of a gas fireplace.
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.
coz the carpet floor is softer..which doesnt make noise compared to tile! :)
depends what type of floor it is