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Archive for October 2015

Removing Ugly Grout Haze From Travertine Tiles

Hello this is Abbey Floor Care and we are in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire restoring a honed travertine tile floor.

The main issues with the floor

After the floor was laid, the grout was never fully removed from the surface, leaving a thick layer of grout haze.

The tiles were not sealed, leaving them susceptible to etch marks and read more

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How To Give White Marble Tiles A Beautiful Shine

Hello this is Abbey Floor Care and we are in Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire, restoring a marble tile floor.

The main issues with the floor were:

  • In the walk areas, the finish was dull and scuffed.
  • A number of deep scratches and ugly etch marks from acidic spills
  • The tiles were quite uneven, and the difference in some areas was over 3mm, which is quite excessive.
  • The grout was quite a lot lower than the surface and difficult to clean. So over the years it had become stained and discoloured.

We started by installing protective sheeting to the walls and adjoining rooms to protect them from splashes from the work area.

Grinding The Marble Tiles

The first job was to get rid of the lippage on the floor by diamond read more

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