I'm new to this here home repair/home owning thing and even though I'm
having a great time with it, I'm making lots of mistakes. I sealed the
grout in my bathroom floor tiles last night. I sponged it on and all
was great, but I didn't clean up very well as I thought I could do it
later (stupid me) and I think there's just grout sealant everywhere on
the glazed tiles. Am I hosed? The bottle claims I can use paint
thinner for clean up but it's probably too late as it's dried and and
will the paint thinner ruin the glaze on the tile?
Live and learn!! and thanks everyone!
Hi Ham Sulu, If you use the thinners it shouldn't ruin the glaze as
that would have been fired on when they were made. Best to try on a
small area that it not so noticable first. If you have to rub I would
try a sponge type scourer, but use one that is not brand new and will
be a bit kinder to the surface. I have seen worse as a friend used the
hardened grout for stone floor tiles and was a right pig to get off. He
did manage it but took ages. Take your time and should be ok. Best of
I had a problem like this with a shower floor. Eventually it just
faded/washed away. At any rate I complained to manufacturer who not
only refunded price but gave me a few dollars for my trouble. They
were very nice about it as they were a reputable company and were
marketing someone else's product which I assume they no longer do.
Ham Sulu wrote:
paint thinner ruin the glaze on the tile?
i've used sealers that go on grout and tile (not just the grout)
how does it look?
just leave it down
damn some flammable liquid f l o a t i n g through the house
the headache the smell
don't put no turpentine on the bath floor juss leave it
is that seale also for tile? check it out
some sealers are for tile too
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