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Old 04-03-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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What products are good for staining and sealing mexican tile? My tile was previously used and has been sealed. How should I prepare them for stain and resealing?

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Once the saltillo has been sealed you will not be able to stain it---that tile is not fired--you will not be successful in removing the old sealer. Sorry.

If any one has a technique that I don't know of --let me know---Mike---

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We are trying to redo some of our Saltillo tiles that have been water damaged or scarred up. The good tiles have a warm rich finish. When we try to strip down damaged tiles, it uncovers a yucky pink color. We purchased stain, but it doesnt cover. What type stain do you recommend?
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Old 10-16-2011, 03:02 PM   #4
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