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Old 12-23-2007, 07:00 PM   #1
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Hi,

Just found this great forum.

I have just got my kitchen tiled using polished porcelain tiles. The job looked great after the tiler finished. However when the kitchen Guys or plummer had finished there were a number of black lines on the floor which look like those left from black soled shoes. I have tried to remove the stains using normal cleaners but they will not budge. Anyone have any experience with this or able to recommend a product to remove the stains

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Old 12-23-2007, 08:04 PM   #2
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If it is black marks from shoe soles, charcoal lighter fluid will remove it quickly. Just don't light it

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try some wd-40 / or goof off.. + elbow grease
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Thanks for the replies guys. Since I did not have any lighter fluid I used the wd-40 and elbow grease method which removed all the stains completely. The floor looks great now. All that is left to do is seal the tiles.

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"All that is left to do is seal the tiles."

You only need to seal the grout, the porcelain tiles don't really absorb anything.
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