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Old 10-10-2008, 12:55 PM   #1
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Hazing on new tiles

Hi. I got finished doing the grout work on my shower tiles and it left them looking pretty hazy. I did read ups on how to grout and what to watch out for, not letting it dry too long, etc. etc. I wiped it down rather quickly yet the color on the tiles have that faded look now. I wipe over it with a sponge and it looks perfect till it starts to dry up. Are there any products that can help get rid of this? The tiling on the floor doesn't have this problem and the surface of it is a lot more 'slick' I guess you would say. Not sure how to explain this but the tiles on the wall aren't the shiny type, which isn't what I'm trying to make them into. I'm just trying to return it to the original coloring.


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Old 10-10-2008, 01:08 PM   #2
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I usually keep three buckets of water handy when grouting. Dirty, fairly clean, and very clean. It just about always takes three good wipedowns with a clean sponge to get the bulk of the haze off. There are haze removers available at tile shops but I've never used them. Just keep cleaning, and clean the sponge constantly in very clean water.


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