ALL TILES CAN BE SEALED
No! Only porous surfaces can be sealed. If you know your tiles are porous, the correct sealer for your tile or stone type must be applied. Applying the incorrect type of sealer can have costly repercussions, and even cause irreparable damage! Applying sealers to non-porous surfaces can be disastrous, and costly to rectify. Always seek professional advice before applying a sealer to your tiles. Book a free on-site visit with your local Tile Rescue Technician to determine if your tiles or stone can be sealed.
I CAN SEAL THE TILES MYSELF
Anyone can ‘apply’ the sealer, but not just anyone can repair the damage if the wrong sealers are used. A common mistake home owners make is to take the DIY sealer approach.
Your local hardware store sells sealing products, so how hard can it be? In the first instance, the surface must be porous. Surfaces must also be ‘prepared’ for the application of a sealer, so the sealant can do its job, and last. Always have an experienced applicator advise on the type of sealer you need, for your floor type. A professional Tile Technician should offer warranty on sealing solutions – a key benefit you don’t get when taking on a DIY sealing project!
In general, local hardware sealing products are not a long term solution, and are often applied incorrectly. Before any grout sealant is applied, grout needs to be ‘prepared’, and the product must be compatible with your tiles. Applying the wrong sealer to tiles can result in costly, often irreparable damage.
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