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Trasforming a Dull Minton Tile Floor Into A Thing Of Beauty

Hello this is Abbey Floor Care and we are in Tutbury Staffordshire restoring a minton style clay tile floor

The floor is around 80 years old and in and in very good condition considering its age.

The main issues with the floor were:

  • ingrained soiling – over the years the surface has worn leaving points and voids that have filled up with soil.
  • old gripper adhesive – whoever had removed the old gripper had done a good job, but they could not remove all traces of the old gripper adhesive.
  • old worn surface sealer residue – the tiles had been sealed with an surface sealer but we were not quite sure what type of sealer had been used.

We started by installing protective plastic sheeting to the walls and read more

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