Archive for August 2015

Would You Like Your Travertine Kitchen Floor Polished Like This?

Hello there we are here in Sutton Coldfield Birmingham polishing a honed travertine floor.

Watch on Youtube: Restoring a Travertine Tile Floor

The floor was laid about 7 to eight years ago however it needs some tlc.

The primary concerns with the travertine tiles were

Discoloured & Dirty Grout

Before we were called and the tilers had inexplicably put in black grout to match the read more

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Trasforming a Dull Minton Tile Floor Into A Thing Of Beauty

check out these lovely minton tiles

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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