Coverings had trapped salts-ladened moisture on the surface of the quarry tile floor. As the years passed, the salts had built up into a cement-like layer. The salts had also damaged the surface of some tiles.
I deep cleaned the floor using a strong acid cleaner designed for removing efflorescence. It took a number of treatments to remove the efflorescence.
I left the floor to dry and applied a colour-enhancing impregnating sealer to enhance the natural colours in the tiles.
I explained to my client that the efflorescence would continue for weeks or months until the tiles and sub-floor had released the trapped moisture from years of being covered.
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